Developments in Medicinal Mushroom Biology and Therapeutic Properties

by Janardhanan, K.K. & T.A. Ajith

ISBN: 9789351307747
View Ebook
Imprint : DAYA
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 7995.00
Biblio : xvii+207p.,figs.,col.,tabls., 25 cm

Author Profile

Prof. (Dr.) K.K.Janardhanan, Ph.D, FNSE, FNABS, Graduated from University of Kerala, India. Obtained Master’s and Ph.D degrees from University of Rajasthan Jaipur, India. He worked as a Post-Doctorate Fellow in the Department of Biogenesis, Institute of Microbiology, Prague, as Fellow of Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences. He was Deputy Director, Central Institute of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants (CSIR, Government of India), Lucknow, before joining Amala Cancer Research Centre, Thrissur. Currently,

About The Book

Medicinal mushrooms have a long history of use in traditional ancient therapies and contemporary research has validated much of ancient knowledge. The recent research achievements in medicinal mushrooms during the last two decades have given confidence that medicinal mushrooms can contribute greatly to st healthcare of humans in 21 century. Clinical practice now in Japan, China, Korea, Russia and several South eastern countries and more recently in USA have recognized the beneficial effects of m

Table of Contents

Preface Foreword Message Acknowledgements List of Contributors 1. My years of experience in practical application of medicinal mushrooms 2. Mushrooms as food, dietary supplements and medicine - Present statusand future needs 3. Reishi - Ganoderma lucidum : King of Herbs- A medical wonder 4. Medicinal and chemical aspects of some wild mushrooms occurring in Kashmir-India 5. Chinese caterpillar mushroom Cordyceps sinensis : history, biology, collection, culture and medicinal use for cure