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5 Medicinal Mushrooms That Can Improve Your Health

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Most of us have probably cooked with and eaten mushrooms. But did you know that some of them have very potent healing properties too? We may have tried the more common mushrooms like button and portabella, but there are some less well known mushrooms that are even better for us healthwise. Medicinal mushrooms, though sometimes flavorful, are not used for cooking like common mushrooms. They are most often made into tea or dried and ground into a powder and put into….. Read more

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Maitake Mushroom

Maitake Mushroom Benefits Maitake is considered a medicinal mushroom and is classified as an adaptogen. An adaptogen helps the body resist all forms of stress, either mental or physical and has a normalizing function on the body. Unlike common mushrooms, Maitake is packed with healthy nutrients, such as powerful antioxidants, Vitamins B, C and niacin, minerals like iron, zinc, potassium, selenium, protein, amino acids, and fiber. Many medicinal herbs don’t taste good and have….. Read more

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Wild Ginseng Root

Definition of Adaptogen An adaptogen is a plant substance that enhances the body in a nonspecific way to resist any form of stress. The term was first coined in 1947 by a Russian scientist by the name of N.V. Lazarev. Furthermore it must not cause harm to the body in any way, but have a balancing effect while not over stimulating. An adaptogen also must have a normalizing effect regardless of the direction of the pathological state. It should be useful as a general tonifer….. Read more

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Healing Herbs and Medicinal Plants List

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Important. Please Read: This website is for the presentation of the historical uses of herbs and it’s contents are for informational purposes only. Never take any herb or health supplement without first consulting your doctor. Never take any herb or supplement without your doctor’s consent if you are pregnant, nursing or trying to get pregnant. Never give herbs or health supplements to children without first talking to their doctor. The statements made on this website have not been….. Read more