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Antioxidant mushrooms. A help against cellular aging. Part I

Fungi antioxidant pharmacological effect is related to the amount of phenolic compounds that the mushroom contains, just as it has been seen in grapes and wine.Just like in the plant kingdom, more and more metabolites with antioxidant capacity are found in the fungi...

Differences between reishi spores and reishi mushroom

In the market there are numerous products based on reishi spores, which are very different from the reishi mushroom. We tell you the differences here. To talk about the differences between reishi spores and the reishi mushroom, first we have to clarify what a spore...

The Importance of knowing what to take and how to prepare it I

With respect to medicinal plants and nutraceutical fungi, it is fundamental to know two things: 1- Which part of the plant or fungus must be taken, that is, the part that presents the active principles of interest: it is not the same to take a root tea as to take a...

Medieval wisdom gathered thanks to mushrooms

In the Middle Ages, a lot of wisdom was stored thanks to the mushrooms. In the Christian monasteries, a good part of the knowledge of that time was collected and preserved in books written with ink of the mushrooms of the genus Coprinus. Thus, the exquisite shaggy ink...

Can reishi cure fatty liver?

At the beginning of this year 2017, a clinical study on the use of reishi as a protector of the liver and its use for fatty liver problems has been published in the journal of Pharmaceutical biology1. The study was carried out with 42 people who consumed the...