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In traditional medicine, poria mushroom filaments have been used for loss of memory (amnesia), anxiety, restlessness, fatigue, tension, nervousness, dizziness, urination problems, fluid retention, sleep problems (insomnia), an enlarged spleen, stomach problems, diarrhea, tumors, and to control coughing. https://www.webmd.com/vitamins/ai/ingredientmono-246/poria-mushroom
From the manufacturer:
The taste is sweet; light and it is neutral in effect [neither warming nor cooling] This product is the dried sclerotia of Poria cocos fungus. It has been used to cure problems of urination, swelling, phlegm, vomiting, diarrhea, spermatorrhea, diarrhea, palpitations, forgetfulness. It enters the Heart, Spleen, Lung and Kidney meridians.
Indications: To infiltrate dampness [reduce edema] and increase diuresis, benefit the spleen and stomach, and calm the mind. It may be used to treat swelling, phlegm congestion, vomiting, diarrhea, spermatorrhea, palpitations, forgetfulness.
① "Ben Jing": Main use is for chest and flanking rebellion, anxiety, fear of infection or illness, palpitations, heart pain, fullness of cold and heat, coughing, mouth scorching dry tongue, and to ease urination.
② "Do not record": quenches thirst, improves sleep, reduces belly, phlegm in the diaphragm, edema and lymph nodes. It opens the chest and fu organs, regulates the visceral qi, reduces kidney stress, increases the yin, replenishes vitality, protects the spirit and keeps the center. [helps fortify Dantian]
③ "Medicinal Properties": appetizer, anti-vomiting, good peace of mind. The main use is for lung phlegm congestion. Treatment of epilepsy in children, fullness of the heart, inflammatory menstrual symptoms.
④ "Rihuazi Materia Medica": to make up for the “five labors and seven injuries,” to relieve the fetus, to warm the waist and knees, to improve mental clarity and stop forgetfulness.
⑤ "Treatise on Febrile Diseases": to relieve the spleen.
⑥ "Medical Qi Yuan": Dehumidification, benefit the waist and cord blood, and mainly replenish Qi. . . . stop diarrhea, eliminate deficiency and heat, open up the lower channels, and promote body fluid.
⑦Wang Haogu: Reduce fluid retention in the bladder, benefit the spleen and stomach. Treatment of nephropathy
⑧ "Medicinal Signs": Indications of palpitations and muscles and tendons, side effects of dizziness and irritability.
Dosage Oral administration: decoction, 10~15g; or into pills. Mix with cinnabar for peace of mind.
Cautions: Those with deficiency of coldness and slippery pulse or qi deficiency are not allowed to take it.