Mushrooms

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Overview

Mushrooms, particularly shiitake, maitake, and reishi, are part of the Chinese herbal culture of medicine.  They are used to relieve stress and increase life expectancy.  Mushrooms can treat and prevent cancer, diabetes, chronic fatigue syndrome, viral infections, high blood pressure, heart disease, fatigue, and boosts immune function.


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Sources

  1. [0] – The New Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements, and Herbs