Ling Zhi
靈芝 (灵芝) líng zhī, "spiritual mushroom"

Category: Nourish the Heart and Calm the Spirit  Browse

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Pinyin Pronunciation:
Tastes
Tastes:
Sweet  Browse
Dosage
Dosage:
3-15g in decoctions. 1.5-3g in powders
Cautions
Cautions:
Meridians
Meridians:
Lung , Heart , Liver  Browse
Preparation
Preparation:
No preparation data at this time
Quality
Quality:
No quality data at this time
Reference Source
Reference Source:
Divine Husbandman's Classic of the Materia Medica  Browse
Notes
Notes:
Formulas
Formulas
There are no known formulas that contain this herb at this time
Family:
Polygalaceae  Browse

Alternate Names:
Pharmaceutical: Ganoderma
Botanical: Ganoderma lucidum (LEYSS. ex FR.) KARST.
Japanese: reishi
Korean: yeongji
Common: ganoderma, reishi
 
Temperature:  Neutral  Browse