Poria Cocos Extract
Latin Name: Poria cocos (Schw.) Wolf
Part Used: Dry sclerotium
Appearance: Grey-white or Yellow-brown fine powder
Specification: 5:1, Polysaccharides UV Poriatin HPLC Pachymic acid HPLC
Poria cocos is a traditional popular and very old and widely used herb in Chinese medicine.it is a solid fungus also known as Fu Ling, Poria, Tuckahoe, Indian bread, or Hoelen, and grows on the roots of old, dead pine trees. Poria cocos have been traditionally used as a tonic to benefit the internal organs. Poria is normally white, and also called “White Poria”. The variant with light red color is called “Red Poria”. Poria cocos mainly contain Polysaccharide, Carboxymethy Pachyman, Triterpene, and Pachymic acid. It is a new type of immunoregulation nutritive health food. It adopts Tuckahoe, a pure natural Chinese medicine, and it is refined through modern high techniques and advanced crafts. It can strengthen physiological activities and prevent disease. It can promote the functional recovery of the human immunity system. It can induce or promote the induction of the interferon and leukocytic opsonin. It has indirect antiviral and anti-neoplastic effects and lessens the side effects of radiation and chemotherapy. It can protect livers, lower the enzyme(CPT), prolong life, calm the nerves, strengthen the stomach, improve looks, also lowers blood sugar levels, and so on.