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.
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Chinese English name Botanical name Frequency name of herb Gan cao Licorice Clycyrrhiza 26,185 uralensis Dang gui Chinese Angelica Radix Angelicae 16,285 Sinensis Ren shen Panax Ginseng Radix et rhizoma 14,154 ginseng Fu ling Indian Bread Poria 13,624 Bai zhu Largehead Radix atractylodis 10,361 Atractylodes macrocephalae Rhizome Fang feng Divaricate Radix 8661 Saposhnikovia saposhnikoviae Root Mu xiang Aucklandia Lappa Radix aucklandiae 8212 Fu zi Monkshood Radix aconiti 8111 lateralis praeparata Huang qin Baical Radix Scutellariae 7903 Skullcap Root Huang lian Golden Thread Rhizoma coptidis 7504 Chinese Formulae Database contains 96,592 formulae records.
If edema is pronounced, add Fu Ling (Poria), 15-30g, and Ze Xie (Rhizoma Alismatis), 15-30g.
If there was yin vacuity and fire effulgence, Bai Zhu, Huang Qi, and Fu Ling were removed, and 15 grams each of Nu Zhen Zi (Fructus Ligustri Lucidi), Bie jia (Carapax Trionycis), Mu Dan Pi (Cortex Moutan), and Sheng Di Huang (uncooked Radix Rehmanniae) were added.