Lepista nuda Medicinal mushrooms are mushrooms used in medicine or medical research. History Ganoderma cultivation (left, Hokkaido) Cordyceps store (right, Lhasa) Mushrooms, fermentation molds, mycelia, sclerotium, and lichens, have a history of medicinal use spanning millennia. The mushroom with the longest record of medicinal use Ganoderma lucidum, is known in Chinese as líng zhī ("spirit plant"), and in Japanese as mannentake ("10,000 year mushroom"). A Hadith states, "Truffles are manna which Allah sent to the people of Israel through Moses, and its juice is a medicine for the eyes Medical applications Antimicrobial isolates and derivatives Ling Zhi-8, an immunomodulatory protein isolated from Ganoderma lucidum Antibiotics retapamulin, tiamulin, and valnemulin are derivatives of the mushroom isolate pleuromutilin. Mushroom enzyme inhibitors Anticancer research Bristol-Myers Squibb manufactures paclitaxel using Penicillium raistrickii. Antidiabetic research
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SUSTAINABLE FOOD CENTER | Austin, TexasA Delicious & Easy Way To Boost Your ImmunityHere is a delicious and easy way to boost your body's ability to respond to allergies, infections and inflammatory conditions. Medicinal mushroom experts have been telling us for years that mushrooms can help prevent numerous immunological conditions, including cancer and inflammatory ailments. Is this simply wishful thinking? No. Now we find that even so-called culinary mushrooms also have many of these immunity-boosting effects. The most recent evidence comes in the form of a clinical study conducted at the University of Florida's Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition. The researchers conducted a four-week study using 52 healthy young adult volunteers, ages ranging from 21 to 41 years old. The test subjects were divided into two groups. Before and after the four weeks of mushroom consumption, the volunteers' blood and saliva were analyzed. After four weeks of eating the shiitake mushrooms, the subjects showed significant increases in immunity parameters. Additional Research:
Animated Knots Tutorials By GrogsmhAn Internet acronym used in text (SMS) messaging and in social media posts such as appear on Twitter and Facebook. Although many people believe it stands for "shake my head" or "shaking my head" (as in disbelief or disdain), the true meaning is "so much hate." However, due to the widespread use of "smh" from those who have learned its meaning incorrectly, it can be assumed that many who use it do so in the erroneous meaning of "shaking my head." It can usually be read either way. "smh" is similar in meaning to "fml", but more angry than despairing. "My little brother keeps telling everyone he'll be able to play in the Super Bowl next year, and he's only fourteen! "The government has instituted a new tax on, get this, twisty-ties. smh"
The Most Potent Healing Mushroom on This PlanetPhoto credit: bigstock.com Of all the hundreds of varieties of edible mushrooms on this planet, one stands head and shoulders above the rest; Cordyceps. Although it has actually been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years, this mushroom really burst into the mainstream back in 1993 when the women’s track and field runners from China broke nine world records at the Chinese National Games, held that year in Beijing, China. Suspected of using steroids, all the women on the team were tested but the results were negative for anabolic steroids. Although Cordyceps has no steroidal compounds, it does improve performance, and helps the body to build muscle. This powerful fungus has been greatly treasured throughout China and has been used for numerous health conditions, as a sexual aphrodisiac, and as an adaptogenic herb, helping people’s body’s better cope with stress. There are two different types of Cordyceps mushrooms, Cordyceps militaris or Cordyceps sinensis. 1. 2. 3.
Paracord Projects | Paracord Projects Instructions, Videos, Reviews, Paracord Lanyard and SuppliesSanatçının Genç Bir Adan olarak Portresi - James JoyceJames Joyce ve bir anıt kitap olarak Ulysses 2 Şubat 1882 günü İrlanda'nın başkenti Dublin'de doğdu. 1904'te İrlanda'dan ayrılan Joyce, yaşamının geri kalan bölümünü Trieste, Paris ve Zürich'te geçirdi; 13 Ocak 1941'de Zürich'te öldü. On kardeşin en büyüğü olan Joyce, altı yaşındayken gönderildiği yatılı bir Cizvit okulunda 1891'e kadar okudu; birkaç ay bir Hıristiyan Kardeşler okuluna gitmesinin dışında, iki yıl boyunca annesinin yardımıyla kendini eğitti. 1893'te Dublin'deki Cizvit okuluna ücretsiz olarak kabul edildi. Daha sonra yine Dublin'deki University College'e girdi. Joyce, Ulysses'ı ilk kez, 1906 yılında Roma'da bir bankada çalışırken Dubliners'a eklenecek bir öykü olarak düşünmüştü. Joyce, 1904'te Nora Barnacle adında bir genç kadınla tanışmıştı. Ulysses, yılar boyunca, kimine birkaç kez olmak üzere, Fransızca, Almanca, İtalyanca gibi bellibaşlı dillere, bu arada Çince gibi "uzak" dillere de çevrildi; üzerine onlarca kitap yazıldı.
Chaga Mushroom: The Immune-Boosting SuperfoodChaga (Inonotus Obliquus) is a mushroom that typically grows on birch trees in colder climates across the Northern Hemisphere. At first glance, the mushroom doesn’t look very appealing; actually, it doesn’t even looks like a mushroom at all! Appearances can be deceiving, however, as this special mushroom packs a punch when it comes to its health value. What Is Chaga Mushroom? Chaga has been consumed for centuries in the East, most typically as tea, where its health benefits are well established. More recently, chaga has been gaining popularity in the West, where its numerous health benefits are now being recognized by many health gurus. What Are the Benefits of Chaga Mushrooms? The health benefits of Chaga are numerous, many of which can be attributed to its immune-boosting ingredients and antioxidants.  Let’s go through each of the top 6 health benefits: 1. Chaga has an abundance of Beta-D-Glucans which help balance the response of the body’s immune system. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 1. 2. 3.
The New Hacker's DictionaryNode:Top, Next:Introduction, Previous:(dir), Up:(dir) This is the Jargon File, a comprehensive compendium of hacker slang illuminating many aspects of hackish tradition, folklore, and humor. This document (the Jargon File) is in the public domain, to be freely used, shared, and modified. There are (by intention) no legal restraints on what you can do with it, but there are traditions about its proper use to which many hackers are quite strongly attached. Please extend the courtesy of proper citation when you quote the File, ideally with a version number, as it will change and grow over time. (Examples of appropriate citation form: "Jargon File 4.3.3" or "The on-line hacker Jargon File, version 4.3.3, 20 SEP 2002".) The Jargon File is a common heritage of the hacker culture. Eric Raymond email@example.com Although there is no requirement that you do so, it is considered good form to check with an editor before quoting the File in a published work or commercial product. Introduction
Lennonisms: the Quotable John LennonJohn was not only a brilliant musician and songwriter but an intelligent, thoughtful philosopher and clever quipster. These are some of my favorite John Lennon quotes. Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans. part of the lyric of "Beautiful Boy" Would those of you in the cheaper seats clap your hands? Reporter: They think your haircuts are un-American John: Well, it was very observant of them because we aren't American, actually. news conference after returning from France February 5, 1964 Reporter: Why does it (your music) excite them (the fans) so much? I once received a bra... with "I Love John" embroidered on it. We never thought of miming songs at concerts. We don't know (the tour schedule). Sid, at Shea Stadium, I saw the top of the mountain. What I'd have liked would have been the money and the hit records without the fame. DO something with my voice! As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot. I believe in everything until it's disproved. Visit ...
Medicinal Mushrooms - Ancient Knowledge, Modern HealingBy Gavin Bragg Guest Writer for Wake Up World Mushrooms have been used by all ancient cultures all over the world. They were highly revered in ancient Peru, where they “used the power of mushrooms medicinally, nutritionally and spiritually.” Even more amazing, Amadou mushrooms have the ability to store fire! Medicinally speaking, mushrooms are one of nature’s greatest gifts. But where medical mushrooms really excel is with immune system modulation. (3) Ancient Knowledge, Modern Healing Different mushroom have different properties so, to get the full spectrum of all the different kinds of healing agents mushrooms offer, it is best to utilise a blend of several mushroom species. Immunomodulating agents in medicinal mushrooms include: PolysaccharidesGlycoproteinsErgosterols (steroid-like compounds that create vitamin D in sunlight)Triterpenoids”(1) It is the synergism between these elements that makes mushrooms so medicinally powerful. “… for high cholesterol, diabetes, cancer, and HIV/AIDS.