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Polyporus Polypori umbellati

Polyporaceae

 

 

 

---Synonyms---Polyporus, grifola

Parts Used: fruiting body

 

 

 

 

 

 

-Medicinal Action and Uses--- Diuretic, lowers blood sugar, antibacterial, antitumor .

Polyporus is diuretic and anti-inflammatory. It clears edema, heat, genitourinary infections, cystitis, urinary retention, diarrhea, and vaginal discharge. It has also recently been used by Chinese herbalists in cancer treatment, as it has antitumor properties.

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Polyporus Pumpkin Seed