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Poria cocos Wolff

General Information

Chinese Name: 茯苓 (Fu ling)

Scientific Name: Poria cocos Wolff

Other Names Used: Poria, tuckahoe

Benefits of Poria cocos Wolff at a Glance

  • Strengthening the immune system
  • Improving digestion
  • Diuretic
  • Improving sleep quality
  • Anti-stress effect

Botany and Origins

Plant Description

Poria cocos Wolff is a mushroom that grows on the roots of certain trees. It has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries. It has a round shape and a yellowish-white color. It is often dried and used in powder or chunks for medicinal preparations.

Geographic Origins

Poria cocos Wolff is native to China, Korea, and Japan. It is also grown in other parts of Asia.

History

Poria cocos Wolff has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries for its medicinal properties. It is considered a general tonic to strengthen the immune system and improve overall health.

Medicinal Properties of Poria cocos Wolff

Category in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Poria cocos Wolff is classified as a tonic mushroom and diuretic in traditional Chinese medicine.

Part of the Plant Used in Our Infusions

The part used is generally the sclerotium, which is the mycelium that surrounds the roots of the tree.

Benefits of Poria cocos Wolff

Strengthening the Immune System

Poria cocos Wolff has been shown to boost the immune system and improve overall health.

Improving Digestion

Poria cocos Wolff can help to improve digestion and digestion related problems such as diarrhea and constipation.

Diuretic

Poria cocos Wolff is a natural diuretic, which can help to remove excess water from the body and reduce bloating.

Improving Sleep Quality

Poria cocos Wolff can help to improve sleep quality, making it useful for people with insomnia or other sleep disorders.

Anti-Stress

Poria cocos Wolff has anti-stress properties and can help to reduce anxiety and promote a sense of calm.

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