Six cancer-fighting medicinal mushrooms

Nalini, C. (2012, January 12). Six cancer-fighting medicinal mushrooms. Huffpost Healthy Living. Retrieved from 

Never under-estimate the power of fungus! These miniature organisms together form a variety of medicinal mushrooms that more prevailing than we assume. Medicinal mushrooms have a long medicinal history and have been used for millennia in many parts of Asia. Out of the numerous genus and species, six have been well-researched and shown to be help fight cancer while augmenting immune response.

1.    Ganoderma Reishi Mushroom – “The mushroom of immortality”

2.    Shitake – The black forest tree mushroom

3.    Coriolus versicolour – The “Turkey tail mushroom”

4.    Cordyceps sinensis – Dong Chong Xia Cao

5.    Maitake – The cloud mushroom

6.    Chaga – The black tree fungus

Read about each of their specialty!

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