Coriolus versicolor, a Chinese mushroom, boosts the human immune system to help prevent cancer.
Now here’s an interesting quote:
“It entered the medication area in Asia and we didn’t know about it, maybe because there were no patents on it,” said Prof Borody [director of Sydney’s PSK Information Foundation]
Imagine that, a lack of innovation being blamed on an innovation-killer!
“When we look at the publications that have been carried out by independent investigators, it really makes a major difference in survival,” he said.
“This polysaccharide has very, very, few side effects and yet when taken long term, it seems to work as an anti-tumour agent via immunological stimulation.”
Hey, it’s the world, stuff’s happening, follow the links if you’re curious. (-: