Poria mushroom contains chemicals that might reduce swelling and change immune function.
Poria mushroom has been used for memory, anxiety, fatigue, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses. There is also no good evidence to support using poria mushroom for COVID-19.
Uses & Effectiveness
We currently have no information for PORIA MUSHROOM overview.
Special Precautions and Warnings
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if poria mushroom is safe to use when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Surgery: Poria mushroom might slow down the central nervous system (CNS). When combined with anesthesia and other medications used during and after surgery, this might slow down the CNS too much. Stop using poria mushroom as a medicine at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
Drying medications (Anticholinergic drugs) interacts with PORIA MUSHROOM
Poria mushroom essential oil might increase a chemical in the body called acetylcholine. Acetylcholine plays a big part in many important body functions. Some medications, called anticholinergic drugs, block the effects of acetylcholine in the body. Taking poria mushroom might decrease the effects of anticholinergic drugs.
Sedative medications (CNS depressants) interacts with PORIA MUSHROOM
Poria mushroom extract might cause sleepiness and slowed breathing. Some medications, called sedatives, can also cause sleepiness and slowed breathing. Taking poria mushroom extract with sedative medications might cause breathing problems and/or too much sleepiness.
Various medications used for glaucoma, Alzheimer disease, and other conditions (Cholinergic drugs) interacts with PORIA MUSHROOM
Poria mushroom essential oil might increase a chemical in the body called acetylcholine. Some medications that are used for glaucoma, Alzheimer disease, and other conditions, also increase acetylcholine levels. Taking poria mushroom with these medications might increase the chance of side effects.
Be cautious with this combination
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