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Fu Shen

Fu Shen
Fu Shen #

Name

Fu Shen (poria with hostwood)

  1. poria with hostwood
  2. 茯神

The Effect of Fu Shen

Property

Sweet, mild, neutral; heart and spleen meridians entered.

Actions

Calm heart and induce tranquilization, promote diuresis.

Indications

Palpitation due to heart deficiency, insomnia, amnesia, epilepsy, difficult urination.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g, or made into pill or powder.

Cations

It is contraindicated in case of difficult urination due to kidney deficiency or spermatorrhea due to deficiency-cold.