Zhu Ling


Zhu Ling in TCM:

Explore the properties of Zhu Ling according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):


English Name: polyporus
Pharmacuetical Name: Polyporus
Properties: sweet, bland, neutral

Temperature: neutral

Channels: UB, KD

Flavors: sweet

Special Properties:
clears heat, clears damp, resolves water accumulations

Actions / Indications:
  • Promotes urination, Resolves dampness (water accumulation, stagnation of dampness: edema, difficult urination, PUD, diarrhea, damp-heat lin syndrome)
  • (cc: absence of dampness)
  • (cc: not for long term use, may injure yin)
  • (note: stronger than fu ling to promote urination)

    Special Notes:
  • Zhu Ling is stronger than Fu Ling, and has a similar diuretic function.