The book 12 Medicinal Mushrooms is divided into two main parts. The first section contains an introduction to the properties of medicinal mushrooms and their active principles, while the second part is presented as a guide that extensively describes each individual mushrooms. Reishi, Blazei, Maitake or Turkey’s tale are some of the mushrooms that are part of this guide.
“I definitely consider this as essential material to explore the benefit of Mycotherapy”, Romina Melwani, Nutritional Advisor and BDM at Hifas da Terra S. L.
About the Authors of 12 Medicinal Mushrooms
Catalina Fernández de Ana Portela is a biologist expert in Mycology and founder of Hifas da Terra. She has built a life and business around the beneficial properties of medicinal mushrooms studying their composition and creating innovative products. It is her ambition to create awareness of the healing properties of mushrooms on our wellbeing. Her continuous investigations further confirmed these living organisms to be powerful adaptogens capable of regulating the immune system and protecting the body from a large variety of diseases and health issues.Catalina has been presented with a number of awards for her remarkable work and visionary approach by creating biotech products of high added value from a natural resource: mushrooms.
Juan Carlos Mirre Gavalda is Doctorate in Natural Sciences from the University of Buenos Aires and specialist in Geology from the University of Paris-Sorbonne. Graduated naturopath and acupuncturist from 2004. Author of articles about scientific dissemination and natural health in magazines like Integral, Discovery DSalud, Quo, etc.