Reishi Mushrooms and other medicinal mushrooms have long been known in the natural foods circles to have some incredible healing and nutritional qualities. Of course, in the west, we have been very slow at picking this up ourselves, since reishi have been used for literally thousands of years in Asian cultures as medicine for many different diseases and conditions.
However, it’s only in very recent years that the scientific world in the west is catching up. It’s slow, but about time!
Anyway, here is an interesting news article from The Guardian, talking about the findings and announcements of Cancer Research UK about both the Reishi mushroom and also other medicinal mushrooms in general:
There is certainly a lot of very interesting information about the Medicinal Mushrooms such as the Reishi Mushroom and the Shaga Mushroom out there. It’s well worth taking the time to do a bit of research!