How come a single fungus like buy legal shrooms can be such a powerful medicine and have been revered for more than several centuries as a magical medicine? Traditional Eastern medical science have done many researches and based on those researches they claim that Lingzhi contains an array of medicinal application that are sometimes better than the traditional treatments. Like most other related mushrooms, Reishi improves human immune function and help fight against viruses and bacteria that causes infections.
Chinese medicine researchers regarded it as the “Medicine of Kings”. Dr. Shi-Jean Lee, one of the most famous Chinese medical doctors and medicine researchers of the Ming Dynasty, had endorsed the effectiveness of this mushroom and has stated that ‘lingzhi build a healthy body and help live a long life’. The effectiveness of mushrooms for fighting against viruses is a well-known fact and their ability to help control stresses is a very good reason for their widespread acceptance.
Usages of reishi or Lingzhi mushrooms for stress and coronary artery disease-related angina have proven a very positive result and many alternative medicine practitioners recommend this mushrooms for heart diseases. Likewise the widespread usages of reishi mushrooms for hypothyroidism, cardiovascular problems, insomnia, hypertension, bronchitis, arthritis and of menopausal anxiety, proves it’s true effectiveness for healing or preventing those diseases. Reishi also is often the main ingredient in herbal formulas for immune dysfunction syndromes, such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
The amanita muscaria mushroom, also known as fly agaric, has been referred to as a sacred hallucinogenic mushroom. It also may be very dangerously toxic.
Use of a. muscaria has also been attributed to the Lappish shamans of northern Finland, where the mushrooms grow in profusion and have sacred uses.
Terrence McKenna, in “Food of the Gods,” wrote of his usage of fly agaric mushrooms from New Mexico that he felt euphoric and that the world became “different in an eerie, profound and unmistakable way.”
Different colored varieties are said to have different potencies, with red said to be stronger than yellow. Complicated recipes spell out the preferred ratio of cap to stem that should be observed, how to dry them, grind them into a powder, how much water and at what temperature should be mixed with the powder. Regarding how much should be consumed, the dosage often is referred to in terms of the number of mushroom caps, but this is dangerously vague, as a cap could be as small as half an inch or as wide as a dinner plate.
Reports about the flavor of the amanita muscaria mushroom vary widely. Opinions range from tasting fine to tasting terrible. Of course, there are several different colors of the mushroom. Mycologists (mushroom experts) categories them into six variations named from the color of the cap: white, red, red-orange, red-brown, yellow-orange and melon.
Drying the mushrooms evidently transform the harmful ibotenic acid into the desired substance muscimol. An advocate of amanita mascara who lives in Europe suggests that the nausea that accompanies the ingestion of the mushrooms is easy to counter with cannabis. Of course, this individual was living in a part of Europe where cannabis is not illegal.