Scientific Name: Wolfiporia extensa
Part Used: Fungus sclerotium
Fu Ling is mild sedative and diuretic in traditional Chinese herbal medicine. It can be used alone, but it is more commonly combined with other herbs to create formulas used to treat conditions ranging from dysuria and edema to insomnia. It can also treat loose stools or diarrhea.
According to Chinese medicine practitioners, Fu Ling has neutral properties, and works on the Heart, Spleen, Lung and Kidney meridians. Furthermore, experiments conducted in China show that poria decoctions can inhibit the growth of a variety of bacteria, including s. aureus, bacillus coli, and bacillus proteus.
Only use this product when advised by a qualified TCM professional.