Are you aware that this precious tiger milk mushroom was named as a Malaysian national treasure since it is both highly beneficial and extremely rare? The Tiger Milk Mushroom has been used as a cure by many indigenous tribes for over 400 years for treating a variety of diseases such as asthma, bronchitis, cough, fever, and nausea.
Its unusual name comes from indigenous people’s folklore, who say that these mushrooms actually grow where a tigress dumped her milk while feeding her cubs. The sclerotium of the tiger milk fungus is white coloured and has a milky flavour, confirming their suspicions that it is truly tiger milk.
Let us tell you a few Tiger Milk Mushroom benefits in this post. Nutrizus is a company that looks for various natural and traditional ingredients that are safe and also can boost our respiratory systems, particularly our lungs. They have created a few products out of this mushroom.
1. A powerful ingredient for cancer treatment
Health benefits offered by this mushroom are extremely rare and hence Malaysia considers this rarely available ingredient as their national treasure. It has been found that this mushroom has the property to treat even some of the cancers too.
2. A source of antioxidant
One can find abundant antioxidants in Tiger Milk Mushroom, which help the body fight free radicals and heal the cellular damage that happens in the lungs.
The sclerotia of this mushroom were demonstrated in studies to help in the management of our body’s daily oxidative stress. This can help to avoid the negative consequences of premature ageing.
Anti-inflammatory qualities available in Tiger Milk Mushroom help asthma patients in reducing airways inflammation and relax their airway muscles so that they can breathe easily.
For heavy smokers too, this mushroom can be very good and persons who are also exposed to polluted environments since it efficiently reduces the body’s excessive reactivity to allergens. It can also assist in the relief of joint discomfort.
4. Illness buster
Polysaccharides found in Tiger Milk Mushroom are known to have immune-regulating characteristics. They help in the rehabilitation of respiratory allergy sufferers.
The Beta-1,3/1,6- Glucan found in the sclerotia of this mushroom is an excellent immune booster. Beta-glucan helps in the modulation of immune cells e.g., macrophages and neutrophils in the body, enhancing the defence of our body defence against various foreign substances.
5. Strong immunity
The tiger milk mushroom boosts the formation of certain human immune cells that activates an immunological response to fight illnesses. It has been shown to strengthen immune cells, improve the ability of our body to fight infection, and effectively distinguish and eliminate any foreign substances.
6. Useful for our respiratory and lungs health
Tiger Milk Mushroom reduces inflammation in the lungs, improves breathing, and alleviates asthma symptoms. It has been demonstrated to be useful in treating inflammation-related symptoms such as persistent cough, and also nasal and sinus difficulties.
Looking at all these benefits offered by this mushroom found in Malaysia Nutrizus has come out with different products that can exploit all these benefits.