Mushrooms have long been used in traditional medicine to support overall health and well-being. They are rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, and contain bioactive compounds that have been shown to possibly have a range of health benefits.
Amanita Muscaria is a very distinctive mushroom with a beautiful red cap covered in white spots. The mushroom has a bulbous stem that tapers towards the base and is often covered in a white veil. It is the typical umbrella-shaped mushroom. It has a height that varies between 10 and 20 cm. Its foot is cylindrical, robust, straight, white or cream colored, provided with a ring. The ring is wide and membranous.
Amanita muscaria has been used for hundreds of years by many different cultures as both a recreational and medicinal drug. Traditionally, Amanita muscaria was used to treat a wide variety of conditions including fever, headache, anxiety, insomnia, and even for menstrual cramps.