fu ling

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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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SAN FRANCISCO, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A study published in the June issue of the International Journal of Oncology found that Poria Triterpine Extract (PTE), a mixture of triterpines from Poria cocos, a medicinal mushroom used in traditional Asian medicine, suppress the proliferation of human pancreatic cancer cell lines.
As a result of the study, researchers found that PTE outperformed pachymic acid, a single derivative of Poria cocos.
Triterpenes from Poria cocos suppress growth and invasiveness of pancreatic cancer cells through the downregulation of MMP-7.
Acalypha wilkesiana, Acanthopanax gracilistylus, Allium sativum, Ananus comosus, Cissampelos sympodialis, Coriolus versicolor, Curcuma longa, Echinacea purpurea, Grifola frondosa, Harpagophytum procumbens, Panax ginseng, Polygala tenuifolia, Poria cocos, Silybum marianum, Smilax glabra, Tinospora cordifolia, Uncaria tomentosa, and Withania somnifera demonstrate modulation of multiple cytokines.
0 Atractylon g Rhizoma japonica Atractylenolide I Diacetyl-atractylodiol (6E, 12E)-Tetradecadiene-8 10-Diyne-l 3-Diol diacetate Atractan A, B, C Poria Poria cocos 4.
Glycerin 1,500000 glyceryl laurate myristyl lactate polyglycery1-3 caprylate) Phase E Deionized water 9,380000 Trisodiurn citrate dehydrate soldium citrate (Merck) 0,120000 MPC--Milk Peptide Complex (Whey protein) (CLR) 0,500000 Phase F SyricaLm CLR (PC) (CLR) (Water phragmites 3,000000 communis extract poria cocos extract) Daymoist CLR (CLR) (Water beta vulgaris root extract 1,000000 hydrolyzed corn starch) Phase G NAOH (10%) (Water sodium hydroxide) 0,500000
Antioxidant activities of some common ingredients of traditional chinese medicine, Angelica sinensis, Lycium barbarum and Poria cocos.
Dioscorea batatas, Epimedium koreanum, Poria cocos and Zizyphi jujuba) used in traditional Korean medicine for improvement of memory and cognition in old age were tested for cholinesterase inhibitory properties using the Ellman colorimetric method.
In this study, we investigated the inhibitory activities on AChE of several herbal medicines-Acorus calamus (AC), Acorus gramineus (AG), Bupleurum falcatum (BF), Dioscorea batatas (DB), Epimedium koreanum (EK), Poria cocos (= Pachyma hoelen; PC) and Zizyphus jujuba (ZJ).
00 (Water, phragmites communis extract, poria cocos extract) NaOH (10%) (Water, sodium hydroxide) q.
The antioxidant activities of three popular ingredients of traditional Chinese medicine, namely Angelica sinensis (AS), Lycium barbarum (LB) and Poria cocos (PC) were evaluated in this study.
The formulation contains caffeine and extracts of magnolia bark, poria cocos (mushroom) and citrus grandis peel (grapefruit), as well as vitamin E.