Nov 222012
 

Experiments conducted in China show that Poria decoctions can inhibit the growth of a variety of bacteria, including s. aureus, bacillus coli, and bacillus proteus.
It is also used to promote diuresis and treat loose stools or diarrhea.
Poria is considered extremely safe. The American Herbal Products Association has given polyporus, Poria’s closest relative, a class 1 safety rating.Up to date there are no known side-effects associated with long-term Poria use

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