Agaricus blazei Murill is an edible, medicinal mushroom originating from Brazil. It has been traditionally used as a natural treatment against a wide range of diseases, including: cancer, chronic hepatitis and diabetes.
Re-discovered and popularized in the 1960's by Takatoshi Furumoto, Agaricus (later identified as Agaricus blazei Murill by a Belgian botanist Heinemann) was brought to Japan for further scientific research. Its abundance in immunomodulating substances and unique health potential arouse interest of the international medical society.
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