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Mycotherapy | Healing with the help of mushrooms | Biobritte mushroom center

Myotherapy Myotherapy is the science that studies and uses mushrooms to improve human and animal health. Although still relatively unknown in some countries, its origins are ancient.  Suffice it to say that mushrooms have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for over 4000 years. They were already mentioned in the first manual of Chinese medicine, the origin of which is attributed to the Chinese Emperor Shennong, who lived around 2,800 B.C.  The Great Herbal of Medicine (Pen-Ts'ao Kang Mu), written towards the end of the 16th century by Li Shizhen, considered the greatest Chinese doctor, also talks about these remedies, especially Ganoderma and Lentinus. The use of healing mushrooms is, in some ways, similar to herbal medicine since it too uses remedies of the plant world to restore the body’s equilibrium. However, mushrooms give more effective results than herbs and plants.  For example, for inflammation and allergies, Ganoderma is much more powerful than Ribes nigrum; in circ

Mycotherapy | Healing with the help of mushrooms | Biobritte mushroom center

Myotherapy Myotherapy is the science that studies and uses mushrooms to improve human and animal health. Although still relatively unknown in some countries, its origins are ancient.  Suffice it to say that mushrooms have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for over 4000 years. They were already mentioned in the first manual of Chinese medicine, the origin of which is attributed to the Chinese Emperor Shennong, who lived around 2,800 B.C.  The Great Herbal of Medicine (Pen-Ts'ao Kang Mu), written towards the end of the 16th century by Li Shizhen, considered the greatest Chinese doctor, also talks about these remedies, especially Ganoderma and Lentinus. The use of healing mushrooms is, in some ways, similar to herbal medicine since it too uses remedies of the plant world to restore the body’s equilibrium. However, mushrooms give more effective results than herbs and plants.  For example, for inflammation and allergies, Ganoderma is much more powerful than Ribes nigrum; in circ