Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A large genus of fungi of the family Polyporaceæ, having the fructification resupinate and frequently spreading over considerable areas of dead trunks and branches. Over 280 species are reported by Saccardo. P. Radula, a species with white angular toothed pores, is frequent on dead wood in Europe and North America.

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Examples

  • It contains bupleurum root, which relieves liver stagnation; dong quai root, which promotes blood circulation; atractylodes root, which assists digestion and tonifies qi; poria mushroom, which relieves edema; licorice root, which harmonizes; and Chinese mint, which is an antidepressant.

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  • Formula number 40 Ginseng Revitalizer combines five different types of ginseng with other tonic herbs, including astragalus root, poria mushroom, atractylodes, and dong quai to enhance its action.

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  • Kava Dreams contains kava kava, zizyphus seed, poria, ligusticum, anemarrhena, and a small amount of ginseng.

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  • Finally he said, "I smell astragalus, ginger, poria, maybe some ginseng and alisma."

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  • Finally he said, “I smell astragalus, ginger, poria, maybe some ginseng and alisma.”

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  • Neuters plural in - eia also sometimes end in - ia with recession of accent, as -- angia Gen. 42: 25. poria Gen. 45: 17.

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  • Break the Union and get on with business, Lewenza is nothing more than a poria to the free market auto industry.

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  • These can be prepared with Chinese herbs including 3 ounces each of codonopsis (an energy tonic), 9 ounces of astragalus (an immune system tonic), 6 ounces of poria mushroom (to relieve damp stagnation), 3 ounces of atractylodes (tonifies energy and improves assimilation), and 2 ounces of licorice (peacemaker herb).

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  • [3026] christemporoi.cf. the use of the cognate subst. christem poria in the letter of Alexander of Alexandria in Theodoret, Ecc.Hist. i.

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