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Phytothérapie

, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 191–197 | Cite as

Introduction à la mycothérapie: généralités sur l’intérêt des principaux mycelia

  • B. DonatiniEmail author
Formation continue Mycothérapie

Résumé

Les travaux réalisés par les Chinois, les Japonais et les Coréens depuis plus de 30 ans ne laissent aucun doute sur l’intérêt de la mycothérapie. Le mycélium (partie souter-raine du champignon) sera préféré au sporocarpe qui contient des polyamines protumorales, qui risque d’être contaminé ou vieilli et qui ne relargue pas facilement les principes actifs. Les principaux mycelia à connaître sont: Coriolus versicolor (Karawataké), Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi), Grifola frondosa (Maïtaké), Agaricus blazei, Lentinus edodes (shiitaké), Hericium erinaceus, Pleurotus ostreatus, Polyporus umbellatus, Armillaria mellea, Phellinus linteus. La plupart stimulent l’immunité, mais chacun présente des spécificités et mérite un article spécifique. Cet article expose les généralités indispensables à la mycothérapie.

Mots clés

Champignon Immunité Virus Cancer Auto-immmunité 

Basics on mycotherapy: preliminary concepts on the medicinal use of mycelia

Abstract

Researchs performed by the Chinese, the Japanese or the Koreans over the last thirty years do not leave any doubt on the usefulness of mycotherapy. Mycelia (the underground part of the mushroom) will be selected rather than the sporocarp which contains polyamines (that favour tumoral growth), which is most probably contaminated by heavy metals or pesticides and which does not easily releease active components. Main therapeutic mycelia are: Coriolus versicolor (Karawatake), Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi), Grifola frondosa (Maïtake), Agaricus blazei, Lentinus edodes (shiitake), Hericium erinaceus, Pleurotus ostreatus, Polyporus umbellatus, Armillaria mellea, Phellinus linteus. Most of them stimulate immunity. Each of them deserve a specific article because each possesses specific activities. This article provid des with the preliminary concepts useful to practice mycoth herapy.

Keywords

Mushroom Immunity Virus Cancer Auto-immunity 

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