This beautifully illustrated and fully referenced new book based on the latest research covers 20 of the most common medicinal mushrooms, focusing on their therapeutic application and cross referencing them according to clinical conditions.
In addition, there is a quick reference section with brief summaries of individual mushrooms’ main therapeutic application(s) and active constituents, and of the mushroom(s) commonly used for specific conditions with preferred dosage formats, as well as an appendix on the energetics of mushrooms in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for those practitioners trained in this approach.
The author, Martin Powell (founder and formulator of Mushrooms4Life), is a biochemist and practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) who has been working with medicinal mushrooms since 1992. Martin is also co-editor of the Clinical Journal of Mycology from 1997-2009, editor for Mycology Press, and lectures internationally on medicinal mushrooms and herbal medicine.
This book is a second edition wich is updated and expanded compared to the first edition.