Some of the commonest mushrooms used in culinary preparations include portabellas (white button), white button mushrooms and more. On dose therapy you can learn more.
It is important to note that medicinal healing mushrooms do not have a flavor enhancement purpose, even though they can be found in some recipes. In addition to teas, they are also available in extracts, capsules or as tinctures.
Some of the most popular medicinal mushrooms are maitake (also known as shitake), coriolus mushroom, and agaricus. Other mushrooms are available, but this is a selection of some the more popular ones.
They share many similarities with us in their genetic and chemical makeup. Scientists claim that mushrooms and humans are genetically closer than other plants.
As a result, there are certain “higher grade” mushrooms that we call “medicinals”. (NOT magic mushroom! They can heal the body and mind of humans and have an impact on their emotions.
Reishi mushrooms have been used for centuries in China. They are now found throughout the world. Reishi, also known as the “mushrooms of immortality”, is a useful herb that can be used daily to prolong life.
Reishi has long been used to help stimulate the immune system in people who have HIV or cancer. Reishi can also be used to treat viral diseases, to relieve fatigue, to soothe inflammation, to relax and calm people, to meditate, and even to connect more easily with Spirit.
One of the best medicinal mushrooms available in the entire world is Maitake. Maitake is used culinarily as well as medicinally, and is a very powerful source of beta-glucan polysaccharides–potent immune system healing chemicals.
Use of the maitake is beneficial in preventing cancer and controlling diabetes or high cholesterol. Maitake boosts the activity and effectiveness of natural killer cells to help the body fight immune system issues.
The following link will take you to my blog where I describe more in detail the different types of medicinal mushroom.
You can also triple the potency of Vitamin C by supplementing with medicinal mushrooms and a Vitamin C-based product (ideally a naturally derived plant source). Great information on how to achieve your best health yet!