Rich in healing compounds, mushrooms have been used medicinally for thousands of years. Christopher Hobbs, an internationally renowned mycologist and herbalist, introduces you to the therapeutic power of 20 different mushrooms. Learn the health benefits of each, how to choose supplements, how to make medicine from grown or foraged mushrooms, and how to determine safe and effective dosages.
„Nothing less than a masterpiece. This is the authoritative resource on medicinal mushrooms for anyone seeking to enhance their physical and mental health.“ – James Lake, MD, University of Arizona College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry clinical assistant professor and author of The Integrative Mental Health Solution
„Many books claim to be ‚essential,‘ but Christopher Hobbs’s Medicinal Mushrooms: The Essential Guide actually is. For those of us fascinated by fungi, this book is a glorious feast of full-color photos, detailed but understandable information on medicinal, edible, and visionary mushrooms, recipes, an introduction to basic mycology, and even cultivation tips. This book is best in class, hands down.“ – David Winston, RH (AHG), DSc (hc)
„What a timely, beautifully illustrated publication, brimming over with well-researched and documented sources and reflecting Chris Hobbs’s lifelong fascination with and love for mushrooms. It’s great to have all the information on how to use the medicinal power of mushrooms to treat yourself so appealingly presented. An awesome contribution that empowers those old and new to mushroom magic to unleash its healing potential.“ – Daniel Winkler, author, ethnomycologist, and founder of MushRoaming Adventures
„An absolutely incredible book! Brilliantly written, amply illustrated with gorgeous photos, and overflowing with practical information, scientific studies, and earth wisdom. I couldn’t put this book down! The author, a seasoned mycologist, weaves together ancient knowledge with modern scientific research and covers every aspect of mushroom lore, from medicinal and edible uses to home preparations, selecting high quality commercial products, growing your own mushrooms, wild identification, and respectful wild harvesting. A must-have book for anyone interested in mushrooms, yes, but also health, healing, and nature.“ – Rosemary Gladstar, best-selling author and herbalist
„Christopher Hobbs is one of the leading herbalists in the world and among his many achievements is his recognition as one of the leading experts on the use of medicinal mushrooms.“ – Dr. Michael Tierra, OMD, LAc, RH (AHG), author of The Way of Herbs and Planetary Herbology and founder/director of the East West Herb Course
Herbalist and mushroom expert Christopher Hobbs introduces the mushroom varieties most widely used for medicinal purposes, exploring their powerful health benefits, the science behind their effectiveness, and how to make mushroom medicine at home.
author: Christopher Hobbs
Einbandart: Kartonierter Einband
Verlag: Workman, Storey Publishing, LLC
Seiten: 272 Seiten
Masse: Breite 178 mm, Höhe 229 mm, Dicke 18 mm
Gewicht: 650 g
Illustrationen: Full-color; photographs throughout