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Fu Ling #1133M

Pin Ying Name: Fu Ling

Chinese Name: 茯苓

English Name: Poria Sclerotium

Latin Name: Poriae Cocos

Herbs that Drain Dampness (Diuretics)
Category
Properties
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Sweet
Bland
Neutral
Warm
Heart
Spleen
Kidney
Lung
Bladder
Stomach
9-18g
Actions & Indications
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage

Promotes urination and leaches out Dampness

  • Urinary difficulty, diarrhea or edema due to Stagnation of Fluids or Dampness
  • Fluid Stagnation
  • Damp-Heat (Chi Fu Ling)

Strengthens the Spleen and harmonizes the Middle Jiao

  • Spleen Deficiency Dampness with anorexia, diarrhea and epigastric distention

Strengthens the Spleen

  • Phlegm Dampness due to Spleen Deficiency with thin mucus in which Phlegm moves upward manifesting as palpitations, headache, dizziness and a thick, greasy tongue coat

Quiets the Heart, calms the Spirit and soothes the nerves

  • Palpitations, insomnia or forgetfulness due to either Spleen and Heart Insufficiency or Internal Obstruction of Turbid Phlegm
  • Shen disturbance (Fu Shen)
  • Restless Heart (Fu Shen)
Contraindications
  • Use caution in those with Yin Deficiency.
  • Use caution in those with Qi Deficiency.
  • Use caution in those with frequent, copious urine due to Deficiency Cold.
  • Use caution in those with spermatorrhea.
  • Use caution in those with prolapse of urogenital organs.
  • Do not take in large doses or long-term.