Poria (Fu Ling)

Poria Fu Ling Illustration

What is Poria?

One of the most commonly prescribed traditional remedies in China, Poria mushroom is used for memory, anxiety, and fatigue. Studies have shown it  contains anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that are useful in treating cognitive conditions, repairing skin damage, and  improving intestinal health by restoring gut flora.*


What are the Benefits of Poria?

Poria mushroom filaments have been shown to contain properties that aid in improving digestive health, as well as easing anxiety, restlessness and tension.  Studies show that it contains powerful antioxidant properties that support cognitive function, improving symptoms from ailments such as amnesia and insomnia.

Poria benefits:

  • Powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties aid in supporting cognitive health.
  • Strengthens intestinal health by restoring gut flora
  • Reduces skin damage through antioxidant properties

    Poria in Traditional Chinese Medicine

    One of the most commonly prescribed remedies in traditional Chinese medicine, Poria is a mushroom whose medicinal properties lie in the filaments under its cap.  Among its many uses, it is used to eliminate dampness, tonify the heart and spleen, soothes the lungs, and serves as a Yin and Qi Tonic.

    How to Take Poria

    Poria is commonly available as a capsule or dried form, which can be made into a tea. Poria is used in our supplements and can be found in our Sharp Focus.

    Easily incorporate Poria into your lifestyle with The Hao Life’s Chinese herbal supplements. Explore our herbal superblends to find out which one meets your unique needs!


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