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Medicinal Mushrooms: A Natural Medicine

Posted on Fri, Mar 15, 2013

Mushrooms have been used in folk medicine for thousands of years, particularly in the East. In fact, medicinal mushrooms were so valued in ancient Japan that one kind, the maitake, were literally worth their weight in silver. Today, their value is again being recognized. Research on medicinal mushrooms indicates various types of mushrooms have potential antiviral, antimicrobial, anticancer, anti-hyperglycemic, cardio-protective and anti-inflammatory activities.

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