Medicinal mushrooms are the latest phenomenon in complementary medicine – a re-emerging therapy that is increasingly being recognised in scientific literature for its potential use in a variety of conditions.
How capturing the benefits of whole medicinal mushrooms across the life cycle ensures greater benefit to therapeutic outcomes.
Beta-glucans are one of the most abundant forms of polysaccharides found inside cell walls of bacteria and fungi, exhibiting benefits from immune cell activation to anti-cancer effects.
Prolonged stress makes our bodies produce more cortisol, which is great if we are cavewomen and need to escape from marauding tribes, but not so great if we have to deal with everyday work problems.
There's nothing worse than getting sick whilst pregnant. Our fertility expert, Stacey Roberts takes us through the safe approaches pregnant women can take if they're faced with acute illness.
Medicinal fungi Cordyceps sinensis shows measurable results for stress markers in this recent study.
Andrew Whitfield-Cook goes hunting for the science behind the marvels of medicinal mushrooms.