Tiger Milk mushroom
Ng, Szu Ting Ligno Biotech, Balakong Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.
- Biological properties
- Genomics and proteomics
- Safety assessment
- Links to Primary Literature
- Additional Readings
The Tiger Milk mushroom (Lignosus rhinocerotis; also referred to as L. rhinocerus) [Fig. 1] is hailed as a national treasure in Malaysia. Local communities have regarded it as an indispensable medicinal mushroom because of its ability to aid in the treatment of numerous ailments. It has been used traditionally for more than 400 years to treat lung and respiratory diseases, asthma, cough, fever, cancer, chronic hepatitis, gastric ulcer, and food poisoning. It is also used as a general tonic.
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