Botanical name of mushroom and its medicinal uses

Common Names Agaricus blazei Mushroom

Agaricus blazei Mushroom , Himematsutake, (Japan) Cogumelo do Sol (Brazil)

Botanical Name

Agaricus blazei

Family

Agaricaceae

Medicinal Uses

Cancer Prevention, Culinary/Kitchen, Immune, South American

Properties

Immunostimulant

Parts Used

Fruiting body

Constituents

Polysaccharides, beta 1,3-glucan and beta 1,6-glucan

Habitat

Central and South America

Side Effects

Developing research suggests that taking agaricus mushroom might reduce some of the side effects of chemotherapy including weakness and loss of appetite.

How to Prepare

1. Agaricus Blazei Murrill Mushrooms can be eaten fresh or dried.

2. Powdered Agaricus can be added to soups, stews and smoothies or encapsulated.

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