What is Agaricus Mushroom?
Agaricus subrufescens is a choice edible, with a somewhat sweet taste and fragrance of almonds. Members of Agaricus are characterized by having a fleshy cap or pileus, from the underside of which grow a number of radiating plates or gills on which are produced the naked spores. They are distinguished from other members of their family, Agaricaceae, by their chocolate-brown spores. Members of Agaricus also have a stem or stipe, which elevates it above the object on which the mushroom grows, or substrate, and a partial veil, which protects the developing gills and later forms a ring or annulus on the stalk.
Over the last decade, Agaricus blazei has been studied and developed as a novel functional food in Japan, Korea, China, and Taiwan. Traditionally known as «God’s Mushroom,» it contains polysaccharide-protein complexes that have been researched for their Immune activity.
Chemical constituents of Agaricus Mushroom Extract
It’s the main active ingredients Agaricus polysaccharide. also includes Fatty acids, organic acids.
Its polysaccharides include several immunologically active low molecular weight fractions, while an α-1,6 and α-1,4 glucan complex, several polysaccharide-protein complexes, a glucomannan with a main chain of beta 1,2 linked mannopyranosyle residues and a heteropolysaccharide composed mainly of glucose, arabinose and mannose all show anti-tumor activity6-17.
Benefits of taking Agaricus Mushroom Extract supplements:
Like some mushroom polysaccharides material has the following effect:
>Improve cardiovascular disease
>Improve Neurological Symptom
Side effects and safety of Agaricus Mushroom Extract
Agaricus is non-toxic and safe to use.
Dosage of Agaricus Mushroom Extract supplement:
General Advice , Agaricus Mushroom Extract polysaccharides 20% 1000mg-2000mg a day.