Mushrooms as Active Ingredients

3/22/2013--Shelton, WA, USA Pioppini mushrooms (Agrocybe aegerita)  from Fungi Perfecti. Paul Stamets, 57, is an American mycologist, author, and advocate of bioremediation and medicinal mushrooms and owner of Fungi Perfecti, a family run business that specializes in making gourmet and medicinal mushrooms.   ©2013 Stuart Isett. All rights reserved.

Eastern medicine’s holistic approach to health and beauty exemplifies the “beauty from the inside out” philosophy—with special attention paid to powerful superfoods such as reishi, shiitake, maitake, and tremella mushrooms. They’ve long been prized for their medicinal properties and used in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Tibetan herbology for centuries. Consider adding them to your daily diet—and even your skincare routine—for an extra beauty boost. Read full story

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