Agaricus blazei is a medicinal mushroom that contains an effective class of polysaccharides known as beta glucans.
Aspergillus Aspergillus is a genus of around 200 fungi.
Fungi are divided into two basic morphological forms, yeasts and hyphae. Aspergillus is a filamentous fungus (made of chains of cells, called hyphae).
Aspergillus niger is a fungus and one of the most common species of the genus Aspergillus. It causes black mould on certain types of fruit and vegetables. Some strains of Aspergillus niger are used in the preparation of citric acid, gluconic acid and the enzymes glucoamylase and α-galactosidase, and are considered acceptable for daily intake by the World Health Organisation.
Cordyceps mushroom Cordyceps sinensis is an Adaptogenic fungus which grows naturally on the backs of caterpillars in China, Nepal and Tibet.
Commonly used for impotence and fertility, Cordyceps sinensis greatly improves immune system function and strengthens the body's resistance to bacteria and viruses. It has further been used in China as a tonic for the lungs and kidneys to relieve excessive fatigue, anemia, and depression.
Coriolus Coriolus versicolor (AKA turkey tail) belongs to the family Polyporaceae, are shelf fungus with woody fruiting bodies. Coriolus polysaccharides are the immuno-modulating properties of the 1-4, 1-3 proteoglycans extracted from the cell walls of Coriolus versicolor.
Reishi Reishi is an Adaptogenic polypore mushroom commonly known as Ling Zhi in China, known since ancient times to have legendary health benefits.
Reishi mushrooms contain chemicals called polysaccharides, which have been shown to help the body fight cancerous tumors and also stimulate the immune system to combat infections and viruses. The triterpenes, found in reishi mushrooms and shown to lower blood pressure and improve circulation.
Shiitake Shiitake mushroom is a legendary gourmet treat it is also one of the most thoroughly researched and documented medicinal mushrooms. Shiitake have excellent nutritional value; Shiitake are the source of at least two important components with proven pharmacological effects: Lentinula edodes mycelium extract and Lentinin.
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