Hoelen Herbal Remedies
Hoelen is prescribed by Chinese herbalists to increase urinary output, strengthen the digestion, and calm the mind and nerves. It is indicated for heart palpitations and insomnia and is considered tonic to the digestion and adrenals. Hoelen has a taste of SWEET and a temperature of NEUTRAL.
Hoelen Proper Dose
|Hoelen Decoction||1 cup 2-3 x daily|
|Hoelen Powder||2 capsules 2-3 x daily|
Hoelen Reference Information
|Latin Name||Wolfiporia cocos|
|Herb Forms||Bulk herb for tea, capsules, pills.|
|Affects||Cardiovascular system, Digestive system, Immune system, Nervous system, Urinary system|
|Cautions||Contraindicated in cases of frequent urination.|
|Botanical Info||A fungus which grows underground on the roots of pine and other trees. A rather tough fruiting body arises from a black tuber with a fleshy white interior.|
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