An Exploration of Tradition, Healing, & Culture
This handbook is one of the most complete works on the cultural, health-promoting and medicinal uses of mushrooms. It helps you to explore and understand the rich traditions of healing fungi in Eastern and Western cultures. Author Christopher Hobbs thoroughly documents and details the nutritional and health benefits of over 100 species of edible fungi.
Some of the ways medicinal mushrooms promote health includes the following: help prevent and treat cancer, benefit people with HIV/AIDS, assist people with heart disease, strengthen immune function, nourish eyes and digestion, and heal skin ailments. An important source book for anyone interested in edible and medicinal mushrooms.