Traditional Chinese Formulation with Poria: Support Digestion, Drain Damp
One of the most commonly used ingredients in Chinese herbal formulas is the fungus known as Poria cocos in Latin, and also called China root, Indian bread, and just poria. It is the primary herb in the “drain dampness” category.
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My name is Ruty Wherland, and I am a Licensed Acupuncturist and the owner of Red Pine Acupuncture, here in beautiful Eugene, Oregon, a town that can have all four seasons in one day.
In 2016, I graduate from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine (OCOM) with a Master’s in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. I received my acupuncture license from the state of Oregon in February 2017, and have been practicing ever since!
At Red Pine Acupuncture, I strive to give my patients thoughtful, well-researched one-on-one care using traditional Chinese medicine.