Benefits of Medicinal Mushrooms

Integrative oncology is really a patient, non-tumor centric treatment protocol. It leverages the benefits of many disciplines such as yoga, traditional Chinese medicine and exercise, working in conjunction with conventional medicine.

Medicinal mushrooms have been used in Chinese medicine for thousands of years. Among their many benefits, they are a powerful tool to stimulate cancer immunity. We invite you to explore more thoroughly the various types of mushrooms and their uses in extracts, teas and foods in this video by Dr Jen Green.

About the Speaker: Jen Green, ND, FABNO

Dr Jen Green is a Naturopathic Doctor (ND) who is board certified in Naturopathic Oncology (FABNO). She received her Arts & Science degree from McMaster University in Canada and graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2000. Dr Green founded the Naturopathic Department at Beaumont Hospitals, Michigan, in 2008 and served as the department head for five years. Jen currently serves as a Research Director for KNOW, the Knowledge in Naturopathic Oncology Website, which is a clinical tool to support decision making in integrative oncology. Jen has published articles in the American Urology Association Update, Natural Medicine Journal and Townsend Letters. She co-investigated a trial on Essiac in breast cancer and wrote a systematic review on the use of probiotics in children.

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5 thoughts on “Benefits of Medicinal Mushrooms

  1. I take Transfer Point Beta Glucan and was told by the company to never take it with a hot beverage but on an empty stomach before breakfast and then to wait an hour or so before eating. Can you clear this up for me?

      1. Siempre me han gustado los hongos ahora lo comere con mas fe no sabia que el hongo porcini era tan caro 40 dolares por una libra seran mas medicinales o porque sera

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