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  • Poria/Hoelen Fungus- Spirit (Fu Shen (Spirit) Plum Flower Cut Form 1 lb
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Poria/Hoelen Fungus- Spirit (Fu Shen (Spirit) Plum Flower Cut Form 1 lb


Product Description

Fu Shen - Spirit

Code 24728

Other Name

Poria cocos fungus
Poria cocos; Sclerotium

Chinese Name Fu Shen, unsulfured
Pack Size
One Pound (1 lb.)
Cut Form
Origin China
Product Properties
Sweet, bland, neutral, heart, spleen, lung.


This mushroom contain the root of the tree, usually a pine tree which it as grown on. Fu Shen is noted for calming the shen to help with insomnia and anxiety. This fungus produces underground mycelial "tubers" of concentrated tissue, called sclerotia, associated with fir tree roots. In Chinese medicine, it is one of the most widely used and highly respected herbs as well as a popular food--the superb yin tonic. It is said that it "restores and refreshes the body and mind." Hoelen is used to soak up excess moisture and improve spleen function; it is also favored as a sedative and when used regularly will prolong life." Major known constituents: significant amounts of lecithin, polysaccharides and tetracyclic triterpenes Beta-pachyman, tumulosic acid, 3B-hydtoxylanosta-7, chitin, and protein, with documented immunostimulant, antitumor, and antiviral properties. It is often used for forgetfulness and to calm the spirit.  Fu Shen (Spirit) as been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine and has a wide range of beneficial properties. It has therapeutic benefits for several medical conditions.

Please note: 
Definitions of the following forms which our products are sold in. Plus, we offer Certificate of Analysis by request for our products.

Powdered Concentrates  100 gram container size.(3.5 oz)
This has been processed, and usually has dextrin added. This is a powder which is commonly used to make tea or capsules.
Powdered Herb This is the herb, root, berry, twig, or any form of the herb, which has been Powdered into a fine mesh which usually can be put into capsules.  Most of the Powders herbs are in a 1 pound size, unless otherwise noted.
Cut and Sift This the herb, root, berry, twig, or any form of herb cut into manageable pieces. In general about 1/4 thick.  Size of herbs are 1 pound containers
Whole In very rare occasion herbs are whole, for example the Reishi Mushroom, Noto Ginseng, Mandrake, and Marigolds. Size of herbs are 1 pound containers.  If concerned please call.
Teapills These are small pills which have already been formulated and made into small pills.  Usually the size of small peas. The teapills are swallowed whole. The formula is usually based on Ancient Chinese Medicine.
Capsules Are Gelatin Capsules, unless noted as vegetarian capsules.  Please see each individual product for further information
Tablets Are a hard tablet ranging in various sizes. Please see each individual product for further information
Extracts An extract is produced by adding alcohol to an herb and letting the medium activate the components of the herbs, as well as to preserve the herbs
Loose Leaf The herb is not in a teabag.  It is loose in the packaging.  Sizes of the leaf vary from 1/4 inch to 1 inch depending on herb and brand.


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