Maitake has been shown to inhibit tumor growth in several studies. It may also help reduce blood pressure and raise HDL (the so-called "good") cholesterol. Maitake mushroom has shown beneficial effects in cancer patients and is also taken to relieve some of the side effects of chemical treatment (chemotherapy) for cancer. It is also used for HIV/AIDS, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), hepatitis, hay fever, diabetes, high blood pressure, weight loss or control, and infertility due to a condition called polycystic ovary syndrome. *
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