Oyster mushroom is a common fungus, but it has no significant therapeutic effects. Its character approaches the definition of adaptogen, although it is not such a perfect adaptogen as ginseng or glossy gloss. The main curative effects of oyster clam can be divided into three categories:
- Antidiabetic effects
- Effects against elevated cholesterol
- Anticancer effects
Effects of oyster clays against elevated cholesterol
Oyster mushroom contains lovastatin, a substance of the class of statins that is often prescribed for atherosclerosis. I consider the efficacy of statins to be unclear, but it is good to know that fungi and other mushrooms are their natural source.
Anti-rabies effects of oysters
The anti- rabies effects of oyster mucilage were first described by the Japanese at the turn of the 1960s ( Watanabe1969aap ). With other publications in this direction, the bag broke down in the 21st century.
Oyster mushroom has some anti-cancer effects, though less potent and less specific than glossy gloss and some other types of Polyporales .
The anticancer effects of oyster oyster indicate: Cao2015aap , Devi2015iad , Facchini2014aap , Olufemi2012aie , Jedinak2010poi , Jedinak2008poi , Gu2006ceo and others. These effects are attributed mainly to polysaccharides (more correctly to proteoglycans) that were analyzed in the clay by the Silva2012ppc study.
There are specific and non-specific anti-cancer effects in fungi. Non-specific anti-cancer and other effects are common to a large number of edible mushrooms such as Lentinus , Auricularia , Flammulina , whose degenerate cultivated form is known as the Enoki fungus, Tremella , Hericium , Of Grifola (trsnatec). Consuming these mushrooms as a category generally improves health ( Chang1996fpe , Xu2012cpe ), but we are mainly interested in the specific effects of individual fungi. It does not make sense, for example, to talk about the anticancer effect of mucilage when the same effect of a large group of unrelated mushrooms (see, for example, Martin2010ccs ) is merely the fact that it contains non-specific fungal proteoglycans that activate cytotoxic immunity. See an overview of beta glucan in edible fungi, Rop2009bhf . As for the anticancer effects, numerous other species of the genus Pleurotus are also extensively studied: P. eryngii , P. citrinopileatus , P. djamor , P. giganteus , P. nebrodensis , P. abalonus , P. cystidiosus , P. pulmonarius ,