The use of mushrooms as functional foods and for medicinal purposes has been gaining traction in recent years as an exciting emerging therapeutic category. Its potential has been recognized as able to help our veterinary species manage a number of conditions that are currently poorly managed with conventional therapeutics.
The polypharmacy that medicinal mushrooms provide support benefits to multiple systems, including the immune system, nervous system and cardiovascular system. Benefits to the metabolism, as well as respiratory system and kidneys have also been documented from selected mushroom species.
This introductory webinar on medicinal and functional mushrooms will help bring you up to speed with this exciting new category of therapeutic. In this webinar, you will learn what makes mushrooms such potent partners in health care, how to dose them based on beta glucan content, weight, and severity of condition, and you will learn about four of the most important mushroom species.