Healing Mushrooms

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Square One Publishers, Inc., 2007 - Health & Fitness - 184 pages
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This easy-to-use guide begins by describing how ancient cultures utilized mushrooms to combat disease. It then explains how modern science has refocused its attention on the healing properties of mushrooms and, along the way, discovered wonderful new properties. Included are chapters that examine the folklore, health benefits, and culinary uses of mushrooms, including detailed instructions for buying, storing, and using eight major varieties of this marvelous medicinal.
  

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Contents

MushroomsEast and West
9
The Healing Power of Mushrooms
19
Maitake
35
Shiitake
47
Reishi
55
Cordyceps sinensis
65
Agaricus blazei
87
Phellinus linteus
95
Miscellaneous Mushrooms
113
Mushroom Cultivation
121
A Buyers Guide to Mushrooms
127
Conclusion
135
Mushroom Recipes
145
References
157
Index
177
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About the author (2007)

Georges M. Halpern, MD, PhD, attended medical school at the University of Paris, France. A Fellow of the American Academyof Allergy and Immunology, Dr. Halpern is board certified in internal medicine and allergy.

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