Mushrooms add a nice flavor along with nutrients to any dish. Now a phase I clinical study has found that a certain mushroom will reduce PSA levels in men who’ve had prostate cancer.
Medicinal mushrooms Reishi and Cordyceps have been found to heighten athletic performance and decrease recovery times among competitive cyclists because they boost testosterone. Who needs doping?
Category: Healing Plants Tags: athletic performance, cordycepin, Cordyceps, Cordyceps sinensis, cortisol, free radical scavengers, Ganoderma lucidum, muscle recovery, mushrooms, reishi mushroom, testosterone, testosterone/cortisol ratio
Mushrooms provide one of the few ways to naturally increase vitamin D levels. And there a way to naturally spike the vitamin D2 levels in mushrooms. The question now is whether D2 from mushrooms is the therapeutic form of D.
New research is establishing that Chinese herbal medicine and Western herbal medicine hold the promise for safely and effectively treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Category: Healing Plants Tags: Alisma plantago-aquatica (Ze Xie), Astragalus propinquus (called Huang Qi in TCM), benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), Cornus officinalis (Shan Zhu Yu), Cucurbita pepo (pumpkin seed), enlarged prostate, Epilobium parviflorum (Smallflower herb), lycopene, mushrooms, Phellodendron amurense (Huang Bo), prostate, Pygeum africanum (African plum tree), Rehmannia sp. (Shu Di Huang), Saw palmetto, selenium, turmeric, Turmeric (E Shu), Vaccaria segetalis (Liu Xing).