Wild mushrooms are collected by hunters and communities around the world for culinary and medicinal purposes.
In Asia, the tiger milk mushroom has a history of more than 400 years in relieving everyday ailments and more serious health conditions. For example, it has been used to treat coughs and sinuses, lung and respiratory ailments, as well as joint pain and cancer.
Due to its wide array of health benefits, the tiger milk mushroom continues to be celebrated as a national treasure of Malaysia. There are also no known side effects when consuming tiger milk.
What is tiger milk mushroom?
Lignosus rhinocerotis (Cooke) Ryvarden, widely known as the tiger’s milk mushroom, is a species of edible mushroom. It has high nutritional and medicinal value and is used as a health tonic in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, China, and the Philippines.
Tiger milk mushroom belongs to the same mushroom family as Lingji and is highly sought after by Aboriginal and urban residents for its health benefits and healing properties.
In fact, in the 1950s and 1960s, it was not uncommon for Chinese families to have tiger milk sponges at home to treat coughs, colds, and asthma. The Malays also use it as a natural remedy for various ailments such as breast, liver and lung cancer.
Tiger Milk Mushroom Benefits
Tiger milk sponge helps improve respiratory health by reducing inflammation in the lungs and airways. It also strengthens the immune system against viral and microbial infections.
Apart from removing impurities from inflamed cells, detoxifying the airways and soothing inflamed mucous membranes, tiger milk sponge also helps protect your lungs and airways.
In general, mushrooms with tiger milk promote respiratory health through six main properties – anti-asthmatic, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antimicrobial, antitumor as well as antioxidant.
Here are the respiratory benefits to look forward to when consuming tiger milk sponge:
- Relieves cough and phlegm
- Relieves asthma symptoms
- Improve breathing
- Relieves inflammation of the airways
- Helps reduce airway inflammation
- Promotes healthy mucus production
- Strengthens respiratory health
- Improve sinus and lung respiratory system
- Boost your immune system
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