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Annanda Mushroom Forum The Exciting World of Medicinal Mushrooms

Mushrooms Natural Source of Beta Glucan

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Functional mushrooms have a long history of being used for medicinal purposes worldwide. Many bacteria fungi, including Reishi and Turkey Tail, have many potential health benefits, from supporting immune health to combating cancerous cells. These functional mushroom benefits come from the many nutrients and bioactive ingredients contained inside them. Of particular note is a polysaccharide called beta-glucan, which is a potent biological response modifier. Learn how beta glucan supplementation can stimulate the immune system and boost your overall health and why functional mushrooms are the best way to get them. What Is Beta Glucan? Beta glucans are a polysaccharide, like cellulose, glucose, and...

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Chaga Skin Benefits | How Chaga Benefits Skin

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You may have heard about the benefits of Chaga before, but did you know it can promote healthy skin as well? The multitude of Chaga health benefits has made it popular for improving overall health and treating illnesses. With so many benefits, it's not surprising that Chaga can improve skin health as well. Here is a complete guide about Chaga benefits for skin.   Chaga mushroom inonotus obliquus has been used around the world for centuries. Typically found on birch trees in Russia, Japan, China, Korea, Alaska, and Canada. Chaga Skin Benefits Chaga comes with a variety of benefits that...

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Guide to Understanding Chaga Mushroom Tea

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What Chaga Mushroom? Chaga Mushrooms can be found on Birch trees in cold climates throughout North America, Russia and the Northern hemisphere. Chaga mushroom inonotus obliquus looks like burnt charcoal or a encrusted black formation on birch trees. What is Chaga Tea Made From? Simply put, chaga tea is made from chaga mushroom that has been dried and milled into a usable form to make tea. The different grinds of the mushroom offer different options for brewing. Broken into pieces or chunks, ground to a course consistently similar to coffee called tea-cut, or milled into a powder. chunks Tea-cut Powder fine powder Extracted Powder...

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Top 10 Reishi Mushroom Benefits, Dosage and Side Effects

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The Mushroom of Immortality The Reishi mushroom ganoderma lucidum lingzhi has been mentioned in Chinese texts from the Han dynasty, about 2,000 years ago. It has also been depicted in ancient paintings, carvings, and pieces of furniture.  Used for thousands of years giving it the distinction of having the oldest written record of any other medicinal mushroom.  They have been used since ancient times in a variety of cultures.  Revered by Eastern medicine as the "queen of mushrooms." Many believed the mushroom prolonged life and prevented aging. However, because of how difficult it was to find and harvest in the wild, it...

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