Ingredients: Gastrodia root (tian ma).

Mandarin: 天麻 (50gm)
Pin-Yin: Tian Ma (50gm)
English: Gastrodia
Romaji: Tenma
Kanji: 天麻
Kampo: No

Pharmaceutical Name:

  • Gastrodiae Rhizoma


  • Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica (Bensky et al.)


  • Sweet, neutral

Channels Entered:

  • Liver

Herb Actions:

  • Calms the liver and aids in spasm control
  • Extinguishes wind and alleviates pain
  • Disperses painful obstruction



  • Not recommended for those with qi and blood deficiency


Commonly Found In:

  • Gastrodia and Uncaria Combination, Pinellia & Gastrodia Combination