Snow fungus is gentle in nature, sweet, light in taste and non-toxic. It has the functions of moisturizing the lungs, nourishing body and stomach, replenishing Qi (strength) and soothe the nerves, strengthening the heart and brain. It is a good tonic that is often used as a health care supplement for the elderly, weak, chronically ill, and sick people. The ancients believed that snow fungus was a nourishing medicine for the lungs. It was used to treat lung-heat coughs, dry coughs, sputum blood and other health problems. It can also be used for constipation and irregular menstruation, and others.