Pinyin: fu shen

ENGLISH NAME: Poria

LATIN NAME: Poria Paradicis

Pinyin: fu shen

Properties: sweet, sour, slightly warm
Channels Entered: Kidney, Liver

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS

1. Tonifies the Kidney, Consolidates Jing (Essence) and Retains Urine
2. Tonifies the Liver and Improves Vision

DOSAGE
3 to 10 grams in decoction.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS

Use of Fu Pen Zi is not suitable for patients who have burning dysuria caused by damp-heat accumulation in the lower jiao.

Fu Pen Zi should also be used with caution for Kidney yin deficient patients with heat.