Mushrooms have been an important part of Asian healing practices, medicinal mushrooms, that is. They have some of the most powerful ingredients for fighting ailments and diseases. These medicinal mushrooms are the main part of the Cancer-fighting regimen.
When it comes to medicinal mushrooms, I don’t mean what you can find in the market or grocery store. Common mushrooms such as oyster or portabella are indeed good for you, but there are others which are specifically for their disease-fighting and prevention natural additives. Medicinal mushrooms such as Turkey and Maitake are some varieties. Of course, there are many others.
Roles in Cancer-fighting
When it comes to fighting Cancer, these medicinal mushrooms work in different ways. Some varieties are best for amping up the immune system. As many knows, the immune system must be strong to fight Cancer and other invaders.
Other medicinal mushrooms are good for tumor shrinkage and direct antiviral attack! These options also have less harmful side effects as opposed to chemotherapy or radiation, which have extremely powerful and uncomfortable side effects.
1.The Mushroom of Immortality (Reishi)
Reishi is a famous medicinal mushroom in Asia, responsible for causing apoptosis in Cancerous cells. It is also effective at tumor shrinkage and improving the alertness of the immune system. Otherwise known as Ganoderma Lucidum, this mushroom is a highly powerful solution.
2.The Dancing Mushroom (Maitake)
This mushroom has also shown to have a large array of bioactive molecules. This means they can target tumors and Cancer cells, both causing cellular death, and shrinkage of large tumors.
3.Tokyo’s Cancer Secret (Agaricus Blazei Murill)
This one is a godsend. As far as ovarian and cervical cancers go, this medicinal mushroom has been a lifesaver, as it has lessened side effects during treatment. In a study of Cancer cell injected guinea pigs, there was a 90% recovery rate when utilizing this mushroom for treatment.
4.The Five Million Dollar Mushroom (Turkey Tail)
This miracle mushroom was discovered in 1976 and patented under the names PSK and PSP. This one target tumor viruses. There is a 5.4-Million-dollar study, started in 2012, to learn more about this medicinal mushroom.
Consumption of this medicating wonder
You should not eat medicinal mushrooms raw. Some of the positive properties are not activated until liquidized or otherwise prepared. Medicinal mushroom extracts can be found in powdered form for better consumption. Liquid extraction is best: cold water to extract metabolites, hot water to extract immune system stimulating properties and alcohol extraction to acquire antioxidants and smaller compounds which target specific issues. You can add these liquids to drinks, smoothies, and soups. You can also infuse mushroom extracts into other substances such as coffee beans.
Before gathering any of these mushrooms for yourself, do extensive research and talk to others. It is dangerous to gather wild mushrooms without the education and research needed to ensure you aren’t getting your hands on poisonous varieties.