Mushrooms have been used as medicinal products for centuries, first documented in Europe by Dioscorides in 55AD, however, it was the Chinese who explored their benefits much more comprehensively around 200AD.
Clinical trials of commercial mushroom extracts have been particularly associated with cancer and were first researched in 1976 for Stage IV stomach cancer using Trametes versicolor (turkeytail). There have been numerous studies since and a quick search on Google Scholar reveals hundreds of trials including extended survival with breast cancer, colorectal cancer and lung cancer (NSCLC) patients.
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There are many promising trials that have been published showing potential therapeutic benefit in conditions such as:
Of course, and often will be recommended if it’s right for your body type, however, an acute medicinal daily dosage could mean eating about 6 Kg a day!
The mushrooms prescribed are both completely safe and legal in the UK and have been used for centuries as well as researched through modern science. These are not “magic mushrooms” and will not induce any psychotropic episodes.
All mushroom nutritional products are both vegetarian and vegan and contain no animal-based ingredients. More recently, many products are now being sourced from organic producers.
Out of extra-precautionary care these supplements are not recommended for pregnant women or young children.
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