Mushrooms are delicious to eat, they contribute to our health, but did you know that there are a number of species that have a medicinal effect?
Medicinal mushrooms contain polysaccharides, glucans and many minerals and B vitamins. These can make an important contribution to the treatment of many diseases and conditions. This includes chronic conditions, autoimmune diseases, cancer, skin conditions and allergies. Many studies have now proven the medicinal effect of these types of mushrooms.
Some examples of medicinal mushrooms are: Chaga, Lion's Mane, Cordyceps, Reishi, Shiitake and Maitake. Medicinal mushrooms do not cause a change in consciousness. So it doesn't get you high or stoned. Scientific studies have shown that the risk of side effects is also small. So it is safe to use these types of supplements. But if you are taking other medications? Always do this in consultation with a specialist.
In Asian countries, such as China, Japan and Korea, the use of medicinal mushrooms is one of the normal therapeutic treatments. And now medicinal mushrooms are also increasingly used in other countries of the world to fight diseases.