Organic Tiger Milk Mushroom Powder (25g)
In Malaysia, L. rhinocerotis is the most popular medicinal mushroom used by the indigenous communities of Peninsular Malaysia4. The benefits of its underground tuber or sclerotium (where most of the nutritional and medicinal components are deposited) compared to its basidiocarp are well documented.
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Tiger Milk Mushroom Powder, made from Lignosus rhinocerotis (Cooke) Ryvarden (Tiger’s Milk Mushroom), possessed various therapeutic effects including anti-asthmatic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and immunomodulatory activities.
Known as ‘Cendawan Susu Harimau’ in Malay language, Tiger’s Milk Mushroom is Malaysia’s national treasure. It is the most popular medicinal mushroom used by the indigenous communities of Peninsular Malaysia . The benefits of its underground tuber or sclerotium (where most of the nutritional and medicinal components are deposited) compared to its basidiocarp are well documented.
According to the ethnopharmacological reports, the sclerotium is sliced, boiled and drunk as an effective tonic for overall wellness and to treat several ailments including
- chronic hepatitis,
- gastric ulcer,
- cancer, and
- food poisoning (References 1-5 below).
Note: Tiger’s Milk Mushroom is considered as a unique “National Treasure” that can only be found in a small geographic region in Southern China, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand and Australia. According to folklore, the name is based on a story in which the relatively uncommon fungus grows on the spot where a tigress drips her milk while feeding her cubs.
Tiger Milk Mushroom Powder
As the wild Tiger’s Milk mushroom is sought after for its nutritional and medicinal benefits, Tiger Milk Mushroom Powder provides the convenient for consumption.
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Peninsula, volume I & II. Kuala Lumpur: Governments of Malaysia and Singapore by the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives.
3. Chang, Y. S. & Lee, S. S. Utilisation of macrofungi species in Malaysia. Fungal Diversity. 15, 15–22 (2004).
4. Huang, N. L. Identification of the scientific name of Hurulingzhi. Acta Edulis Fungi. 6, 30–32 (1999).
5. Seow, S. L. S., Eik, L. F., Naidu, M., David, P., Wong, K.-H., & Sabaratnam, V. (2015).
Lignosus rhinocerotis (Cooke) Ryvarden mimics the neuritogenic activity of nerve
growth factor via MEK / ERK1 / 2 signaling pathway in PC-12 cells. Scientific
Reports, 5, 16349. doi:10.1038/srep16349
|Dimensions||14 × 17 × 0.5 cm|