Is there a remedy for mushroom poisoning?

A mushroom is the fruit of a spore-bearing fungus of the genus Agaricus bisporus. Mushroom is the only edible fungi, which does not cause infections. Mushrooms are low in nutritive content and provide certain vitamins like Vitamin A, Vitamin C and certain elements of Vitamin B-complex. Mushrooms are also a moderate source of certain minerals like potassium, selenium, and phosphorus.

Mushrooms are commonly used in the kitchen for their utility in culinary preparations. Though a mushroom is not infectious, it may cause an allergy in certain individuals. The symptoms of mushroom allergies resemble other food allergies and include signs like swelling or edema resemble other food and include signs like swelling or in various parts of the body, itching, difficulty in breathing, poor digestion, and other problems like nausea, vomiting and palpitation.

Here are a few remedies to alleviate the symptoms of mushroom allergy:

  • Practically, there is no way to cure the allergy caused by any food substance, including mushrooms. This is because the food substance has already been recognized as a foreign particle or an antigen by the immune system of the body and body will keep on forming antibodies against the respective food or antigen or allergen. The best way to avert or relieve the symptoms of mushroom allergy is to avoid eating mushrooms.
  • You must check your intake of mushrooms in even the slightest amount. As such, you must not eat mushrooms directly or indirectly.
  • You must not consume food that is not made in your supervision as even the slightest contact of your body with mushrooms may trigger the antigen-antibody allergic reactions.
  • Try to avoid canned and processed foods as these foods may contain mushrooms in various forms.
  • While you buy foods, you must check the label to know the ingredients. You must make a note that you do not buy foods with mushrooms in any form.
  • You may practice fasting on fruit juices so as to cleanse your stomach and remove toxins and residues from your body, a general cure for all kinds of allergies.
  • You are recommended to avoid smoking and drinking which weakens your immune system and aggravates allergic reactions.
  • You must consume a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables to boost the state of your immune system; this will help assuage the symptoms of allergies, including mushroom allergy.

There is no specific way to naturally treat a mushroom allergy, but the above mentioned remedies may help you relive the symptoms of the ailments to a certain extent. If you are suffering from an allergic reaction it is important to get prompt medical care.

answered by G M

Cures for mushroom poisoning -

  • Take ample quantity of water. Take 3 glasses every hour.
  • Take 1 tsp. of honey every 6 hourly.
  • Take a homeopathic remedy called Arsenic album 30, 5 pills every 3 hours the day of poisoning, then take another remedy called Arsenic album 1m only 1 dose the next day.
  • Take lot of glucose drink like sugarcane juice 2 glasses 2 times daily.

answered by D M K

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