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Poria - Fu Ling

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Poria - Fu Ling
photo: E. Reninger
Definition:

In the Chinese Herbal Materia Medica, Fu Ling belongs to category of herbs that drain dampness.

Taste: sweet, bland
Temperature: neutral
Channels Entered: Heart, Spleen, Kidney, Lung

Actions:
(1) Strengthens the Spleen, harmonizes the middle.
(2) Promotes urination, eliminates dampness.
(3) Quiets the Heart, calms the spirit.

Also Known As:

Common Name: China Root; Tuckahoe; Indian Bread
Pharmaceutical: Sclerotium Poriae Cocos
Botanical: Poria

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