Medicinal mushroom: boon for therapeutic applications

Medicinal mushroom: boon for therapeutic applications

Medicinal mushrooms are higher fungi with additional nutraceutical attributes having low fat content and a trans-isomer of unsaturated fatty acids along with high fibre content, triterpenes, phenolic compounds, sterols, eritadenine and chitosan. They are considered as the unmatched source of healthy foods and drugs. They have outstanding attractive taste, aroma and nutritional value, so are […]

Magic Mushrooms As Medicine? Johns Hopkins Scientists Launch Center For Psychedelic Research. Say Psychedelics Could Treat Alzheimer’s, Depression And Addiction.


Robin Seaton JeffersonFormer ContributorRetirementFollowListen to article11 minutesThis article is more than 2 years old. Just a few decades ago, the approach would have been unfathomable to many. Using psychedelic drugs to treat people with PTSD? Depression? Addiction? To make them stop smoking? To perhaps treat Alzheimer’s? Wow. Just say no. Weren’t these the drugs we […]

Edible Mushrooms: Improving Human Health and Promoting Quality Life

psilocybin edible mushrooms María Elena Valverde,1 Talía Hernández-Pérez,1 and Octavio Paredes-López1Show moreAcademic Editor: Maurizio SanguinettiReceived09 Sep 2014Accepted29 Nov 2014Published20 Jan 2015 Abstract Mushrooms have been consumed since earliest history; ancient Greeks believed that mushrooms provided strength for warriors in battle, and the Romans perceived them as the “Food of the Gods.” For centuries, the Chinese culture has treasured mushrooms […]

Psychedelic microdosing benefits and challenges: an empirical codebook

Psilocybin Psychadelic Mushrooms

psilocybin mushrooms Thomas Anderson,  Rotem Petranker,  Adam Christopher,  Daniel Rosenbaum,  Cory Weissman,  Le-Anh Dinh-Williams,  Katrina Hui &  Emma Hapke  Harm Reduction Journal volume 16, Article number: 43 (2019) Cite this article 903k Accesses 19 Citations 285 Altmetric Metricsdetails Abstract Background Microdosing psychedelics is the practice of consuming very low, sub-hallucinogenic doses of a psychedelic substance, such as lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) or psilocybin-containing mushrooms. According […]

Cultivation of Oyster Mushrooms

Cultivation of Oyster Mushrooms

Oyster Mushrooms Oyster mushroom production is on the increase in the United States. This article details the cultivation of oyster mushrooms from spawn to postharvest handling and marketing. Download PDF Save For Later Print Purchase Print ARTICLES UPDATED: JUNE 27, 2016 Total mushroom production worldwide has increased more than 18-fold in the last 32 years, from about 350,000 metric tons […]