Mushrooms are superb food for your health, low calorific value, and high nutritional value including proteins, chitin, zinc, iron, amino acids, fibers, minerals and vitamins. Mushrooms have been used for a long time in Traditional Chinese herbal medicine. The benefits of mushrooms known to improve health and impart vitality and make the body more adaptive have been recently confirmed by studies. The studies have shown that mushrooms are probiotic by nature. This very nature of mushrooms helps in restoring the balance of the body and increases the immunity power.
This is one of the most prominently consumed variety of mushroom in most countries. Agaricus is referred to as God’s Mushroom because of its miraculous healing power and ability to cure many diseases. This mushroom is used to cure several ailments and disorders pertaining to immunity, cardiovascular system, diabetes, good digestion, chronic allergies, hearing problems, cataracts, chronic tiredness, stress, diarrhea, liver problems as well as constipation.
Cordyceps mushroom is a strong stimulant for phagocyte activity, for improving the immunity power in better protection against viral as well as bacterial infection. Clinical studies have shown that this variety of mushroom can be effectively used to treat high cholesterol level, poor libido, cancer of the lung, severe kidney problems as well as arrhythmia. It is also indicated that Cordyceps leads to soothe muscle relaxation. This helps in the treatment of severe coughs, asthma as well as bronchial ailments.
This is also known as the Dancing Mushroom. It is very popular for its taste as well as health benefits. In Japan this mushroom is called King of Mushroom. The fruiting body along with mycelium of this variant is used for its medicinal properties. In Japan as well as China Maitake has been used for over three thousand years. Many years ago, Maitake had high monetary value in Japan, it was exchanged for silver by measuring weight. This mushroom has been used as a adaptogen as well as a tonic. It was used in everyday food as it helps improve health and promote vitality. In older times, Maitake mushroom was known to control high blood pressure and prevent cancer. In the past many years the number of studies and researches conducted to find out the benefits of Maitake have increased manifold. Lab researches have proved that Maitake Mushroom extract have the capability to curb tumot growth and stimulate Immunity power of mice with cancer.
Reishi is better known as immunity potentiator. Studies conducted in the recent past have shown that Reishi also has plenty of good health effects like its analgesic, antioxidant, anti inflammatory as well as antiviral. It is also known to control blood pressure, it protects against ionizing radiation, it is an antibacterial, it is also known to have exhibited anti HIV activity. Reishi is rich in calcium, iron, vitamin C, vitam D, Vitamin B, phosphorus.
Yun Zhi Mushroom
Yun Zhi, also known as the Cloud Mushroom, is used to dissipate moistness, reduce the instance of phlegm, cure pneumonic infections, to fortify the sinew and bones, for vital strength, and to aid liver health.
This mushroom is known as the Elixir of life for many centuries. This mushroom has shown to effect bowel cancer, stomach cancer, lung caner, liver cancer and ovarian cancer.