The Cordyceps Mushroom

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Another ancient Chinese remedy, cordyceps are thought to originate in the Himalayan Mountains of Tibet. Over 2000 years ago, herdsmen stumbled upon this strange looking mushroom with no cap. In traditional Chinese Medicine, the mushroom quickly became a cure all, being used to treat ailments of the kidneys, heart, lungs and liver. It was...

Chaga: The Mushroom of Immortality

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Thousands of years ago, when much of the world relied on concepts from Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chaga mushrooms were discovered as a way to end many ailments. In mountainous Siberia, the Khanty people would drink tea made from this mushroom, called “The Mushroom of immortality,” every day. The tea was thought to improve digestion...

Reishi Mushroom: Food of The Gods

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Over 4000 years ago, rulers of Asia would send out servants to find the Reishi mushroom, which would often grow from the trunks of old plum trees. Servants were often unsuccessful, as the mushroom was said to have occurred once among about 3000 trees. Because of its rarity, its benefits were reserved for emperors...

The Many Alkaloids of Kratom

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The primary reason behind the variability of effects of the different strains and vein colors of kratom is the disparity in the balance of kratom alkaloids. The leaves contain numerous types of alkaloids that are naturally capable of delivering effective and distinctive medicinal properties. The following is a concise list of the most popular...

Kratom Interactions: Mixing with Alcohol, Marijuana, Prescriptions, etc

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Kratom has gained global recognition because of its effectiveness when it comes to treating pain and other health conditions. However, this has left a lot of people thinking: Do Drug Interactions Happen with Kratom? Some people try combining drugs to demonstrate their effectiveness. Others believe that in so doing, they will be able to boost their...