Agaricus Mushroom

What other names is Agaricus Mushroom known by?

Agaric, Agaric Bispore, Agaricus, Agaricus Bisporus Mushroom, Agaricus blazei, Agarikusutake, Brazil Mushroom, Brazilian Mushroom, Brazilian Sun-Mushroom, Callampa Agaricus, Champignon Agaric, Champignon Brésilien, Champignon du Brésil, Cogumelo do Sol, Kawariharatake, Himematsutake, Mushroom, Sun Mushroom.

What is Agaricus Mushroom?

Agaricus mushroom is a fungus. The extract is used to make medicine.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Type 2 diabetes. Some research shows that taking agaricus mushroom extract along with other diabetes medications might decrease insulin resistance which is common in people with type 2 diabetes.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Chemotherapy side effects. Preliminary research suggests that taking agaricus mushroom might reduce some of the side effects of chemotherapy. But this research is too preliminary to use agaricus mushroom for this purpose.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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