Every person from childhood knows that mushrooms can be a food product, but, at the same time, not everyone knows that the beneficial properties of amanita, according to doctors, make it one of the most effective components for all kinds of medicinal preparations today. For this reason, fly agaric is widely used not only in traditional, but also in folk medicine.
The substances that are part of the fly agaric have antiallergic and analgesic effect, in addition, the medicinal mushroom contains alkaloids and a strong antibiotic muscarufin, which have a detrimental effect on cancer cells and Koch's bacillus.
The medicinal properties of the fly agaric were known to people in ancient times - it was used externally for treatment:
· Skin (ulcers, including cancerous, fistulas, bedsores, boils and carbuncles, dermatitis, eczema, fungal lesions of the skin and nails, etc.);
· Diseases of the endocrine glands;
· Thrombophlebitis and varicose veins;
· Chronic fatigue;
Diseases of the back and joints (rheumatism, arthritis, arthrosis, osteochondrosis, radiculitis);
· Seizures and epilepsy;
Benign (fibroids, fibroids, papillomas, warts, etc.) and malignant neoplasms (promotes the disintegration of a cancerous tumor);
Numbness and tremors of the limbs;
· Loss of strength;
· Pathological menopause;
· Paralysis and paresis;
Some diseases of the spinal cord;
· Vascular spasms.
Amanita juice also helps with conjunctivitis and cataracts, decreased vision, clouding of the lens and vitreous body, double vision. To achieve the maximum effectiveness of treatment, amanita-based products are used in microscopic doses and under the supervision of experienced homeopathic specialists.
The beneficial properties of the fly agaric have made it very popular, both in traditional and folk medicine, where it was used to treat pulmonary tuberculosis and cancer. Our ancestors were rubbed with tinctures, drops and aqueous-alcoholic extracts from this mushroom for rheumatism. Amanita muscaria was also highly valued as a medicine for mental and nervous disorders, a remedy for relieving physical fatigue, raising tone, treating eczema and other skin diseases, gout, functional disorders of the spinal cord, multiple sclerosis and diseases of internal organs.
Amanita contains such useful substances as:
· Alkaloid muscarine;
· Muskafurin - a coloring antibiotic with an antitumor effect;
· Ibotenic acid;
· Trimethylamine, etc.
When used correctly, these substances can have a beneficial effect on the human body.
Most often, fly agaric is used to kill flies and bugs. Flies instantly die even from the slightest doses of fly agaric infusion. The destruction of flies is of great prophylactic importance in the prevention of infectious, gastrointestinal diseases spread by these insects.
Scientific medicine has shown considerable interest in fly agaric in recent years due to the fact that a decoction, ointment and juice made from this mushroom perfectly heal the skin affected by X-rays, being at the same time a prophylactic agent.
There is nothing surprising in the fact that the fly agaric, due to its beneficial properties, is exploited in medicine - a variety of medicines are made from it: ointments, tinctures, gels, etc. This magic mushroom has been considered indispensable since time immemorial times, and even now it has not lost at all in its prevalence in scientific circles - it is applicable in alternative medicine for the treatment of many diseases.
The medicinal effect of the fly agaric is also known for:
• problems with the digestive tract;
• frostbite and burns;
• spinal cord disorders;
• diseases of joints and muscles;
• toothache and ear pains;
• eye diseases;
• open wounds;
• varicose veins;
• bad breath;
Amanita's extracts used in cosmetology or pharmacology are non-toxic, but, on the contrary, they are rich in useful polysaccharides, enzymes and antioxidants with high biological activity. The beneficial properties of fly agaric are also found in skin care: the product promotes the production of collagen and the regeneration of skin cells, making the skin elastic and elastic, smoothing fine wrinkles and improving complexion through lightening age spots. Creams with fly agaric extract remove stretch marks and cellulite, cracks and calluses on the skin of the feet.
For the treatment of such a wide range of diseases, the entire mushroom fruiting body is usually harvested, however, it is its cap, in particular the upper red film, that is most active. It is in it that most of the useful substances that have antibiotic, analgesic and antitumor effects are contained.
Amanita has recently begun to be used for the preparation of many medicines. However, they can be taken orally only under medical supervision.