Pinyin: fu ling/fu ling pi
ENGLISH NAME: Poria (Sclerotium)
LATIN NAME: Poria
Properties: sweet, bland, neutral
Channels Entered: Heart, Spleen, Kidney
CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Promotes Urination and Resolves Dampness
2. Strengthens the Spleen
3. Calms the Shen (Spirit)
10 to 15 grams in decoction.
CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
Use Fu Ling with caution in patients with yin deficiency and/or spermatorrhea.