Posts Tagged ‘Cordyceps’

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Medicinal Mushroom Study by Cancer Research UK

A major study of medicinal mushrooms by Cancer Research UK is the most comprehensive ever undertaken and was very positive. The popular and wide spread use of medicinal mushrooms in Asia left the researchers wondering why we are not making better use of them in the West. They note, “The huge world wide sales of […]

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Cordyceps – The Caterpillar Fungus

The Strange Mushroom with it’s Secrets While most commonly known as Caterpillar Fungus, Dong Chong Xia Cao Tachukas and Deer Fungus, Cordyceps are a type of mushroom that is found scarcely in Sweden and Finland, very few Norwegian localities, and very isolated areas of southwest China. These incredibly rare types of mushrooms were first noticed […]

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Cordyceps and Cancer

Researchers from the University of Nottingham have found that a rare, wild mushroom called cordyceps is an effective treatment for cancer. Commonly used in Chinese medicine, the cordyceps fungi inhibits the growth, division, and proliferation of cancer cells in the body. Cordyceps was originally formulated into a cancer drug called cordycepin back in the 1950s. […]

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