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Fu Ling

Posted by: admin on Feb 22, 2008 - 11:29 PM
Drain Dampness

1 TASTE
Sweet or no taste and neutral.


2 MERIDIANS
Heart, spleen and kidney


3 FUNCTIONS
1. To transform dampness and strengthen spleen,; 2. To calm the mind.


4 INDICATIONS
1. Dysuria and edema. Poria (Fu Ling) is used with Umbellate porefungus (Zhu Ling), Alismatis rhizome (Ze Xie) and White atractylodes (Bai Zhu) in the formula Wuling San.2.Retetion of phlegm and fluids manifested as dizziness, palpitations and cough. Poria (Fuling) is used with White atractylodes (Baizhu) and Cinnamon twigs (Gui Zhi) in the formula Ling Gui Zhu Gan Tang.3. Excessive dampness and deficiency of the spleen manifested as poor appetite, Diarrhea and deficiency of the spleen manifested as asiabell root (Dang Shen) and White atractylodes (Baizhu) in the formula Sijunzi Tang.4. Palpitations and insomnia. Poria (Fuling) is used with Wild jujube seed (Suan Zao Ren) and Polygala root (Yuan Zhi).


5 DOSAGE
10-15 g


Fu Ling

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