Advice 1: Medicinal properties of mushrooms

Mushrooms are considered a delicacy and one can prepare a lot of delicious dishes and great snacks. Many people know that it is a source of valuable plant protein, but due to its beneficial properties, mushrooms can be used as drugs.
Medicinal properties of mushrooms

Useful properties of fungi

In mushrooms, in addition to protein, contains all the ingredients necessary for the normal functioning of the body: carbohydrates, fats, minerals and vitamins. The main part of the mushroom is water, depending on the species, its amount may be from 84% to 94%. The bottom line contains more than half of nitrogenous compounds, most of which – about 70% protein. Fat in mushrooms is only about 0.5%. To carbohydrate compounds that are found in mushrooms, is glucose, SharePort mannitol and the sugar is trehalose – specific natural sugar which is found only in their composition. Cellulose, as such, no mushrooms, but instead they have a special ingredient – fungin, according to his absorbent and cleaning effect on the body similar to fiber.
Mushrooms are perishable products and must be recycled and used in food within 1-2 day after it was collected.

From minerals, which account for about 1% of their weight in mushrooms can be found potassium, iron, phosphorus, chlorine and zinc. There is also a lot of vitamins. There carotene, a plant version of retinol – vitamin A and vitamins B1 and B2, C and PP. The content of vitamins in different types of different fungi, most "fortified" is chanterelles. By its nutritional value mushrooms also different, it depends on the age of the fungus – the most valuable in this respect are the young mushrooms. Even different parts of the mushroom have different nutritional value – a hat, preferable legs.
The healing properties of mushrooms disappear when cooked, so salting them better cold.

Medicinal properties of mushrooms

Medicinal properties of mushrooms that can be consumed in boiled, fried and dry, largely due to their chemical composition. Their not the edible variety – mold fungus is grown in artificial conditions and used for the production of antibiotics: penicillin, biomitsin, and through which many previously considered fatal, the disease moved into the category of cure.
Even old edible mushrooms dangerous by the presence of products of protein breakdown, which may cause poisoning.

Edible mushrooms are also used in folk medicine. Extract from the caps dried mushroom is used in lotions for frostbitten areas of the body. Poisonous mushrooms in small doses have a therapeutic effect. About mushrooms – an excellent laxative and an emetic, which is used for the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases. Peppery mushroom treated kidney disease, tuberculosis and lung diseases, deadly poison pale toadstool in the microscopic doses used for the treatment of cholera. Rheumatism can be treated with alcoholic tinctures of red mushroom that contains poisonous substances muscarin and muscardin and substance muscarin, acting as an antibiotic that increases the activity of the endocrine glands and have the ability to increase overall body tone.

Advice 2: Alcohol tincture of mushrooms chanterelle mushrooms: therapeutic properties

Fox – one of the best known edible mushrooms. Its name it received because of yellow-orange color (this color is due to high content of carotene). This delicious and healthy mushroom, rich in vitamins and trace elements.
Alcohol tincture of mushrooms chanterelle mushrooms: therapeutic properties
Chanterelles are very good roasted and pickled, they make delicious caviar. These fungi have an important feature: they are never worm-eaten. Chanterelles can be used not only in culinary but also for medicinal purposes. For example, the undeniable value represents an alcohol tincture of these mushrooms.

Why chanterelles have healing qualities

As already mentioned, these mushrooms never gets the worms. The fact that chanterelles contain a unique substance – hiemanshu. Worms of all kinds, and insects, just do not stand. In addition, chinamania has the ability to destroy the shell of the eggs of the worms and tapeworms, due to which it can be used as an effective anthelmintic.
However, this substance is decomposed at high temperature. Therefore, as a vermifuge used chanterelles, heat-treated, and alcohol tincture of raw mushrooms.

Chanterelle mushrooms also contain substances that are beneficial to the liver and pancreas. In different sources there are allegations (although not confirmed) that these mushrooms can slow the development of certain types of malignant tumors and rid the body of radionuclides. So it is possible these fungi is necessary to include in the diet. Moreover, they have a very pleasant taste.

How to prepare and use alcohol tincture of chanterelles

If you want to use chanterelles as a vermifuge, take 2 full tablespoons washed and finely chopped (or minced) mushrooms, pour 150 millilitres of pure alcohol, stir, tightly cover the container with alcohol-mushroom mixture with foil or plastic wrap and store in the refrigerator. Insist remedy you need 2 weeks.
If you have no alcohol, can be used for the preparation of infusions vodka.

After this period, the tincture is ready for use. Consume daily before bedtime 1 teaspoon of pre-shaking the container for a month. As a result of such course of treatment you will relieve your body from ascarids, pinworms and other worms, parasites and their eggs. Note that this infusion cannot be taken for children, pregnant and lactating women. Also tincture of mushrooms chanterelles is contraindicated in diseases of the cardiovascular system.
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