Fuling

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Drain Damp
10-DD-01

Fuling / Yiyiren / Mutong / Qumai / Beixie / Jinqiancao / Zexie / Yinchenhao / Cheqianzi

Sclerotium Poriae Cocos/ Fuling


CHINESE : FULING
LATIN : Sclerotium Poriae Cocos
ENGLISH : Poria
TRIVIAL : Hoelen

CATEGORY : Drain Damp
Properties : Sweet, bland. Neutral
Channels : Ht, Sp, Lu


ACTIONS
Eliminates Dampness, makes clarity.
Affects:
Upper Jiao (Lu and Ht): clears out obstruction through smooth movement of the Ht Qi, quiets Ht, calms Spirit.
Middle Jiao (Sp): Strengthens Sp, harmonizes MJ. Main herb for transforming Phlegm; 75% dispersing, 25% tonifying.
Lower Jiao (Ki): Increases urination, leaches out Dampness.


INDICATIONS
Ht: palpitations, insomnia, anxiety caused by phlegm.
Lu: sadness, not able to be inspired.
Sp: diarrhea, mental confusion, being burdened (incomplete transformation).
Ki: edema, rough urination, urinary difficulty, clarity in the use the Yang- or Yin Will.


CONTRA-INDICATIONS
Frequent, copious urine due to Empty Cold.
Counteracts: Rx Sanguisorbae Officinalis/Diyu, Rx Gentiana Qinjiao/Qinjiao, Carapax Amydae Sinensis/Biejia.
Avoid long-term use.


FORMULAS
Ba Zhen Tang
Ba Zhen Yi Mu Tang
Gui Pi Tang
Liu Jun Zi Tang
Shi Quan Da Bu Tang

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