Gastrodia root and powder (Tian Ma)


  • Product Type: Herbals



Also known as
Gastrodia elata rhizome, Tian Ma

Gastrodia elata is a perennial herb in the Orchid family. It is found in Nepal, Bhutan, India, Japan. The root has been used in the Traditional Chinese system of Medicine for seizures, headache, dizziness, spasms, and stroke. Gastrodia is currently being investigated for use as a novel analgesic and anti-inflammatory.

4-Hydroxybenzaldehyde, gastrodin, 2,4-Bis(4-hydroxybenzyl) phenol, gastrol, gastrodigenin and other related compounds.

Harvest Data
Origin: China
Root slices and powder
Good manufacturing process certified & preservative free

3-5 grams brewed in tea or taken orally

Gastrodia elata can be a profoundly healing herb for those who are plagued with dizziness, tremors, headache, and related symptoms. Gastrodia supports the brain, the liver, can reduce pain, and overall has a healing tonic action on the body and mind, even supporting cognitive functions and preserving neurotransmitter levels. Gastrodia is commonly found mixed with Gou Teng, the two herbs doubly reducing inflammation and over-excitation of the nerves and nervous system.

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