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CLINICAL APPLICATIONS

  • Hypertension (deficient-type) with dizziness, vertigo, blurred vision, headache, and/or generalized weakness

  • Prevention of seizures, epilepsies and convulsions in hypertensive patients

 

WESTERN THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS

  • Antihypertensive effect to lower blood pressure

  • Vasodilating effect to increase blood perfusion and lower blood pressure  

  • Diuretic effect to increase water elimination and lower blood pressure

  • Antiseizure, antiepileptic, and anticonvulsant effects to prevent seizures, epilepsies and convulsions

 

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS

  • Extinguishes Liver wind

  • Calms Liver yang

  • Clears heat

  • Nourishes Liver and Kidney yin

 

DOSAGE

Take 3 to 4 capsules three times daily with warm water on an empty stomach.

 

INGREDIENTS

 

Cha Chi Huang (Herba Stellariae Aquaticae)

Chuan Niu Xi (Radix Cyathulae)

Dan Shen (Radix et Rhizoma Salviae Miltiorrhizae)

Di Huang (Radix Rehmanniae)

Ge Gen (Radix Puerariae Lobatae)

Gou Qi Zi (Fructus Lycii)

Gou Teng (Ramulus Uncariae cum Uncis)

Jue Ming Zi (Semen Cassiae)

Sha Yuan Zi (Semen Astragali Complanati)

Shan Zhu Yu (Fructus Corni)

Shi Jue Ming (Concha Haliotidis)

Tian Ma (Rhizoma Gastrodiae)

Xia Ku Cao (Spica Prunellae)

Zhen Zhu Mu (Concha Margaritiferae)

 

CAUTIONS & CONTRAINDICATIONS

  • Some patients may experience mild stomach discomfort, which may be alleviated by reducing the dosage of herbs or taking the herbs with food.

  • Herbal treatment is ineffective for malignant hypertension and certain cases of secondary hypertension, such as renal stenosis or pheochromocytoma. Refer the patients to a medical doctor as surgical intervention may be necessary.

  •  If untreated, hypertension can lead to various complications such as myocardial infarction, cerebral hemorrhage, renal failure, and premature death from these or other developments. Effective treatment must include both lifestyle changes and herbal therapy.

  • This formula may be used as an adjunct for prevention of seizure, epilepsy, and convulsion; however, it is not suitable to treat acute onset of these conditions.

  • This herbal formula contains herbs that invigorate blood circulation. Therefore, patients who are on anticoagulant or antiplatelet therapies, such as Coumadin (warfarin), should use this formula with caution, or not at all, as there may be a higher risk of bleeding and bruising.

 

Gastrodia Complex - Capsules (100 count)

$39.45Price

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