The Tiger’s Milk Mushroom is native to tropical forests in South East Asia. As the name suggests and according to aboriginal folklore, this relatively unknown fungus is said to grow on the spot where tiger milk falls to the ground when a mother is feeding her cubs. It has been used in traditional medicine as a health tonic by the indigenous populations to treat more than 15 medical ailments.
Lignosus Tigris AKA Tiger’s Milk mycelium usage dates back roughly 400 years. Cultures around the world have used it to treat leukemia, cervical cancer, ulcers, and kidney disease.
From the traditional ancient times, tiger milk mushroom has been used by the indigenous community in Malaysia to treat common cold, cough, flu, and asthma as well as joint pains.