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fu ling

Chinese medicine
A fungus that grows on the roots of various conifers; it is diuretic, sedative and tonic, and used for anorexia, bloating, cardiac arrhythmias, hypertension, indigestion, insomnia and oliguria.

fu ling (fōō lēng),

n Latin names:
Poriae cocos, Sclerotium poriae cocos; part used: fruiting body, outer peel; uses: diuretic, relaxant; decrease blood glucose; improve general health; clear dampness; tonify spleen functions; calm the mind; act as an edema; relieve mucus imbalances; relieve urinary imbalances, diarrhea, palpitations, vertigo, relieve restlessness, anxiety; insomnia; precautions: recurring, profuse urination associated with coldness and deficiency. Also called
Poria, hoelen, poria cocos, fu ling pi, and
fu shen.
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