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Plants have a long history of use as spirit medicine. From extreme journeys of the soul, such as Ayuhuasca to commonplace rituals such as a soothing cup of chamomile tea.
With the recently increasing popularity of “botanical biohacking”, adaptogens, ancient tonic herbs, nootropics and anxiolytics long used by traditional medicine systems and natural health practitioners are making their way into the kitchens of increasing numbers of people, as their ability to significantly elevate the spirit becomes more widely known.
Never has the topic of immunity been more discussed than now. Far from being straightforward, it is a complex subject which must be viewed from many angles.
From a biological perspective, we have an innate immune system. When we are healthy, happy and vital it functions as designed, and keeps pathogens at bay. Differentiating between that which is of benefit and that which may do harm.
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Antibiotic resistance occurs when microorganisms develop the ability to overcome the antibiotics designed to kill them. Bacteria have numerous strategies to resist antibiotics.
Testing for AR genes can help to characterise resistant infections and can aid in selecting effective therapies. Some of the key AR strategies are detailed below.
Ganoderma lucidum is commonly known as the reishi mushroom with a well-established role in East Asian medicine that has been used for centuries. G. lucidum polysaccharides (GLPs) are constituents of the whole plant that have been shown to support the body’s response to oxidative stress, immune function, and many other pathways and functions.