Friday, 18 February 2022 10:45

Fist-Class Fungi: Traditional Oriental Mushrooms for Skin

Written by   Jenelle Kim

In Traditional Oriental Medicine, mushrooms are considered some of the most renowned herbs and commonly prescribed for their medicinal properties. In East Asia, mushrooms have been used as a medicinal food and tea for thousands of years with records of mushroom cultivation dating back to the 12th century AD. Just as the Romans considered mushrooms to be “the food of the gods,” the Chinese referred to mushrooms as the “elixir of life,” and in more recent times they have been called miracle plants and a superfood. 

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