We all are familiar with the concept of lemonade being such a unique therapy that has numerous health benefits but not many people are aware about the same being with mushrooms.
Why so? It might be that they have been vilified enough as poisonous plants that can only cause harm to the body and doesn’t have anything worthwhile to cover up in an entire article.
Well, to be honest, the poison theory is true but only to a certain extent because hardly anyone talks about the health benefits that can be availed through mushrooms and one reason for it could be that they are tasteless, which is why most people don’t have a high opinion about it.
With the aforementioned points in mind, it doesn’t change the fact that mushrooms are indeed good for health as they are rich in vitamins- B & C to be precise that have greatly improved the health of numerous people that have been battling age related issues for a long time.
They contain riboflavin and pantothenic acid that is good for the heart along with Omega-3 that is taken from fish oil and that too salmon species found in the depths of the arctic sea so that they have 100% natural results without any side effects whatsoever.
It is important to mention about beta glucan that is found in oysters and seashells down by the shore that you can find at popular beach destinations like the Seychelles, Mauritius and New Zealand.
Beta Glucan helps in improving blood sugar level and cholesterol and greatly reduces diabetes symptoms especially for senior citizens, which is why it is so popular throughout North America and Western Europe as people live up to a ripe old age in these countries.
There are different species of mushrooms that can be discussed but right now we are keeping our focus on Amanita Muscaria, also known by the term fly Amanita as it belongs to the same species of genus.
It is a large sized mushroom that is red colored with white spots throughout the top surface with the lamella at the bottom being ashen white as well so that it can be told apart from other species.
The toxic nature of the mushroom notwithstanding, it does have a unique flavor that varies from person to person as many people have given different opinions regarding its taste where some have given positive remarks and others have trashed it as terrible.
People that have consumed Amanita have opined that it has effects similar to cannabis as it provides relief from anxiety and depression apart from giving a euphoric feeling that everything is possible to accomplish in this world.
However, Amanita Muscaria has its fair share of detractors as well that have claimed that their head started reeling and spinning uncontrollably upon consuming it following which they started vomiting violently and vowed never to consume it again.
There are not many stores in the vicinity that have Amanita for sale hung outside the door as it is a rare species that guarantees effects only if taken from natural sources, which is similar to drugs.