Black Hoof Mushroom – Uses, Side Effects, and More


Black hoof mushroom (Phellinus linteus) is an orange mushroom that grows on mulberry trees. It has been used as medicine for centuries in Japan, Korea, and China.
Chemicals in black hoof mushroom might block allergic reactions, prevent the growth of bacteria, and protect the liver from toxins. These chemicals might also increase the activity of the immune system in some people.
People use black hoof mushroom by mouth for allergies, arthritis, diabetes, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

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