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FU LING

Names for Fu Ling
Pharmaceutical: Sclerotium Poriae Cocos
Botanical: Poria cocos (Schw.) Wolf (Polyporaceae)
Other names: Bai Fu Ling, Yun Ling
Description: Indian Bread.

Actions
Eliminates Water; Strengthens the Spleen; Calms the Mind; ...

Origin of fu ling
Yunnan, Anhui, Hubei, Henan, Sichuan.;

Preparation of fu ling
The drug is collected mostly in July to September, removed from soil, piled up, spread, and air-dried on the surface. Repeat this operation for several times until wrinkles appears and the inside water evaporated, then dried in the shade. It is known as Fu Ling Ge. Or the fresh sclerotium is cut and dried in the air. According to the cut portions, and known as Fu Ling Pi and Fu Ling Kuai, respectively.;

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