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Herbology 101 - Herbal Remedies and Herb Information

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chaga mushroom (Inonotus obliquus)
A fungus in Hymenochaetaceae family, that is a parasite found on birch trees and other varietals in birch forests of Russia, Korea, Eastern and Northern Europe, northern areas of the United States, in the North Carolina mountains and in Canada. 'Chaga' is a transliteration of the Russian term 'Чага'. The chaga mushroom is considered a medicinal mushroom in Russian and Eastern European folk medicine. They have been used in folk and botanical medicine as a remedy for gas
WARNING: Chaga mushrooms contain extremely high oxalate concentrations, which can be a source of kidney ailments, including kidney stones.

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mushrooms (macrofungi)
Any large fungus, especially one of the genus Agaricus or of the subdivision Basidiomycota; a toadstool. Several species are edible, but many are very poisonous. Preliminary research has shown some medicinal mushroom isolates to have cardiovascular, anti-cancer, antiviral, antibacterial, antiparasitic, anti-inflammatory, and antidiabetic properties. Currently, several extracts (polysaccharide-K, polysaccharide peptide, lentinan) have widespread use in Japan, Korea and China, as potential adju
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Turkey Tail Mushroom (Coriolus versicolor)
Also called: Coriolus mushrooms, Kawaratake, Yun Zhi, rainbow fungus Turkey tail mushrooms (Coriolus versicolor, Trametes versicolor, Polyporus versicolor) are an extremely common form of polypore mushroom which can be found around the world. They possess antioxidant, anti-tumour, anti-microbial, and anti-malarial properties. Turkey tail mushrooms are saprobic (living in or being an environment rich in organic matter but lacking oxygen) and found on decaying forest matter in northern fore
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