Kambuca Mushrooms from Japan
Bruno Pretto & Paula Vopni
bpretto at io.org
Tue Jun 11 05:09:58 EST 1996
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>From: enigl at aol.com (Enigl)
>Subject: Kambuca Mushrooms from Japan
>Date: 4 Jun 1996 04:37:38 -0400
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>Why are Kambuca mushrooms from Japan being used to treat AIDS?
>What possible evidence has been collected so far?
>Davin C. Enigl, MS-MEAS
>Senior Microbiologist, Consultant
>Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point Validations
>For the Food, Cosmetic and Pharmaceutical Industry
>June 3, 1996
Kambuca (Kombucha) is a symbiotic yeast/bacteria organism not a mushroom (the
Japanese know it as Kocha-kinoko. It is used to make a cider like beverage
with unproven effects such as making your hair grow back.
The mushrooms that are used for immune system stimulation are Reishi
(Ganoderma lucidum) or Maitake (Grifola frondosa). I highly recommend a book
by Christopher Hobbs titled Medicinal Mushrooms, it is very detailed and
Bruno Pretto, Fun Guy Farm (Toronto CANADA) OCIA Certified Organic.
Home page http://www.io.org/~bpretto
NAMA Trustee for Toronto Mycological Society.
Secretary Oak Forest Mushroom Association (outdoor shiitake growers).
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