PDF | Auricularia auricula-judae was previously considered a single species, but was recently demonstrated to be a species complex. Auricularia auricula-judae. This month’s fungus, Auricularia auricula-judae, is one of the jelly fungi. All of the jelly fungi are Basidiomycota with unusual jelly- like. Brief summary. No one has contributed a brief summary to this page yet. Explore what EOL knows about Auricularia auricula-judae. Add a brief summary to this.

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Although this is true, the understanding of the body and the way it functions is phenomenal considering their knowledge comes from writings dating from as long as years ago. Another chemical extracted from the species was an acidic aruicula-judae made up of mostly mannoseglucoseglucuronic acid and xylose which showed anticoagulant properties.

The kidney, for example, is said to be more Yin, whilst augicularia liver is more Yang [2]. A cluster of tree-ears is growing to the left of the polypore fungi in the lower right portion of this stump. Usually facing downward; yellowish- brown to reddish-brown; hairless; often ribbed or veined.

I suppose that, as people in China progress to a more Western like society, complete with western science and technology, they will necessarily begin to shift their perceptions of the auriccula-judae the body and world function.

Being dried it will keep a good year. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved 20 September Icones of Medicinal Fungi from China.

Auricularia auricula-judae

Boyl’d in Milk, or infus’d in Vinegarm ’tis good to gargle the Mouth or Throat in Quinsies, and other inflammations of the Mouth and Throat. Hypoglycemic effect of water-soluble polysaccharide from Auricularia auricula-judae Quel. Using Google Analytics, we can see what content is popular on our websites. The two things that have been tested in this miracle-curing mushroom are its hypocholesterolemic effect, and its hypoglycaemic effect. The medieval Latin name auricula Judae Judas’s Ear matches the vernacular name in most European languages c.

Google cookies and technologies Google Analytics: Kerala Forest Research Institute. Auricularia auricula-judaeknown as the Jew’s earwood earjelly ear or by a number of other common namesis a species of edible Auriculariales fungus found worldwide. In the Brong-Ahafo and Ashanti regions, it is grown with what is referred to as the “plastic bag method”. This property of Auricularia could lead to its use as a preventative for the problems of vascular sclerosis since the likelihood of getting a plaque developing is greatly increased by high levels of LDLs in the blood.


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Human Metabolome Database Version 2. A report produced for Cancer Research UK. An expectancy attribution model of the effects of placebos. The body is seen very much as something composed of proteins transcribed from DNA, something that can be controlled and understood down to the tiniest detail.

Auricularia auricula-judae has a soft, jelly-like texture. The fungus is associated with Judas Iscariot because of the belief that airicularia hanged himself on an elder tree after his betrayal of Jesus Christ. They are sent to a computer by website aruicularia or third parties.

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Traditional Chinese Medicinal Auricularia

He recommends the preparation of a liquid extract by boiling the fruit bodies in milk, or else leaving them steeped in beer, which would then be sipped slowly in order to cure a sore throat. InMiles Joseph Berkeley described the species as a member of Hirneola[1] a genus described by Fries innow considered synonymous with Auricularia. A case study of Aihuobabekun community near Benin City, Nigeria”. Auricularia auricula-judae has been the subject of research into possible medicinal applications.

In the West, A. I do not know if this is a good thing or a bad thing, who can say whether our idea in the West is superior to the more holistic approach of the far East. You may be, however, able to change your browser settings to cause your browser to refuse cookies in general, block third party cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. The translation “Jew’s Ear” appeared in English by The total production world wide of Auricularia spp.

Alternatively, although some evidence points towards the fact that it may have some curative effects I was led to consider the possibility of the placebo affect having an impact on the use of it for so long.


The other report looks at the effect of Auricularia on rats fed a hypercholesterolemic diet with or without the addition of Auricularia [19].

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Why it should have gone out of use is difficult to understand considering its position in traditional treatment of all the diseases it is supposed to be able to help and cure. Ameliorating effects of water-soluble polysaccharides from Woody Ear Auricularia auricula-judae Quel. Medicinal use in Indonesia was also recorded in the s, [49] and was more recently reported in modern-day Ghana. Writing inherbalist John Pechey described A. Bioscience, Auricula-jydae, and Biochemistry.

An overview of fungi This study is looking at the specific auricukaria of Auricuaria auricula in Chinese medicine and so it is necessary to look briefly at an overview of fungi and how they grow and function. According to Arora, sometimes called Judas’ ear because “it was believed that when Judas hanged himself on an elder tree, these ear-shaped excrescenses were condemned to appear on elders thereafter.

My advice to you is to not do this Auricularia and choose another herb, any other herb and I will be able to help you, but not this one because we do not have it. Whichever it is the research should make it clear if any of these cures have any proof at all. Contact our curators Dr. This study is looking at the specific use of Auricularia auricula in Chinese medicine and so it is necessary to look briefly at an overview of fungi and how they grow and function.

The distinct absence of any scientific experimentation is considered in relation to both its reported healing properties and the recent competition or even possible replacement by more Western remedies. Retrieved 14 May