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 Introduction To Umbellate Pore-Fungus (zhu ling) 









Umbellate Pore-Fungus (zhu ling)

Polyporus Umbellatus

Properties: This herb is sweet and tasteless in flavour, neutral in nature. It acts on the kidney and urinary bladder channels. It has stronger effect of diuresis and excreting dampness to alleviate edema than poria but without tonifying effect. For edema and dysuria due to deficiency of Qi and Yang, this herb is often used in combination with medicines for supplementing Qi and warming Yang, to treat both the principal and the secondary aspects of diseases.


Effects: Inducing diuresis and excreting dampness.


Indications: This herb is often used in combination with astragalus root, white atractylodes rhizome, prepared aconite root, poria and other herbs for supplementing Qi, warming Yang, inducing diuresis and alleviating edema, to treat edema and dysuria caused by deficiency of Qi and Yang; with atractylodes rhizome, poria, tangerine peel and other herbs for eliminating dampness, strengthening the spleen and arresting diarrhea, to treat diarrhea due to spleen deficiency and excessive dampness; and with yam rhizome, poria and other herbs for eliminating turbid urine, inducing diuresis and treating stranguria, to treat stranguria with turbid urine and leukorrhagia caused by downward flow of dampness.


Dosage and Administration: 5-10g.




For the convenience of customers, we offer the Umbellate Pore-Fungus (zhu ling) as the quick-dissolving granule made through modern technology.




Every sachet is equivalent to raw herb 10 grams.


The dosage is for adults, one sachet each time, twice a day. Please put the granule into a cup, then put 50-100ml boiling water into the cup and stir it with spoon. You will get some tea, drink it when it is luke-warm. For children, the dosage should be reduced according to the weight.


Air ship 50 sachets of Umbellate Pore-Fungus (zhu ling) in the form of quick-dissolving granule for your personal use now at $98.00.

If you would like to order this raw herb, please go to the order form.


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