Mushrooms: Black trumpet, Enoki, Oyster, Portobella, Straw
King Oyster mushroom (pleurotaceae)
ANTI INFLAMMATORY & ANTIOXIDANT Oyster mushrooms are packed with antioxidants. Conditions such as arthritis, fibromyalgia, and muscular pain are usually symptoms of misdirected inflammation in the body.
ANTI-CANCER Amongst portobello, enoki and other types of mushrooms, oyster mushrooms are the most potent cancer fighters especially targeting and inhibiting tumours in breast and colon cancers. Oyster mushroom extract may have blocking effects against colorectal cancer and leukaemia cells.
BRAIN HEALTH Research may suggest that niacin found in the oyster mushroom family may enhance brain function and protect against Alzheimer’s and reduce cognitive decline. Also, the riboflavin content in oyster mushrooms may improve neutron disorder and have therapeutic effects against Brown’s syndrome.
HEART HEALTH Oyster mushrooms have the power to reduce “bad” cholesterol levels, including triglycerides. Mushroom soup anyone?