About Agaricus

Botanical: Agaricus muscarius / Amanita muscaria.
Family: Agaricaceae


Agaricus is a large and important genus of mushrooms containing both edible and poisonous species, with possibly over 300 members worldwide.It is highly poisonous and hallucinogenic and was used by Siberian medicine men to encourage visionary states.


Grows in parts of Scotland, Scandinavia, and other parts of Europe, as well as Asia, the US, and Canada.

Part Used:----

Whole fresh fungus.

Medicinal Action and Uses:----

It is used for chilblains and nervous disorders.It is also given for delirium tremens associated with alcoholism and for the effects of senile dementia, or when there is marked dizziness, an impulse to fall backward; redness and puffiness of the face without heat, and an increase in appetite. Those who need Agaricus are sensitive to the cold, particularly when ill.

1 comment:

Anikendu Mazumder said...

ur site s now ful f topics. There are use of 100 comon medicines, some web-services links also. Realy ur site now looks a bu T. But there r sum problm still there :
Open List of Medication. Except the first few names, all names link to either the default page with agaricus or the page with aconite. It is very funny thing that I click on Calendula and page of aconite gets open.
It'll beter f the names in "Short Remedy Summaries" has a separate button for the corresponding details page
I'll B waitin 4 a reply 4m u