Does Ganoderma lucidum belong to medicine or food?
For Ganoderma lucidum, many people think, Ganoderma lucidum is the medicine, because Ganoderma lucidum known as the grass, the name of the grass, a lot of fairy tales, is also around the Ganoderma lucidum elaborated. But the truth is not what the people think!
Chinese is a drug-rich people, the same "medicine" word, in the definition of the West is very different, Western medicine to 100 years ago Pasteur (Louispasteur), based on the "bacterial Pathogenic theory", the development of the pharmaceutical ingredients are purified, single, its role is clear, but the efficacy is local, against "external causes" (bacteria, viruses, molds, etc.) at the same time more or less toxic, side effects.
Traditional Chinese medicine is based on natural herbal Biology (also has a few animals, minerals), its composition is the whole, overall, the role of emphasis on adjustment, balance of physique, the dissolution of the cause, strengthen the body itself self-healing force, and fuzheng evil self-elimination, expectorant evil is from Ann, take radish as an example from the Western perspective of biochemical technology, containing starch decomposition enzymes and rich vitamin C and minerals, etc. from the point of view of Traditional Chinese medicine, the sexual flavor of dry, raw and fresh gas, cooked food to reduce gas, cooking food at the same time, have scattered stasis, digestion, wide, phlegm, Li Two, Hangover Poison and other functions. Papaya contains a large number of protein decomposition of the unitary each pair of gastrointestinal and liver dysfunction can enhance their function, help digestion, improve constipation have Zhuo effect. Ganoderma lucidum in the Compendium of Materia Medica to the Ministry of Food, sexual flat non-toxic, eat long food does not damage, and is too on the medicine, very in line with the Chinese drug homology connotation.