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Amanita muscaria
Medicinal Uses

Abstracts on Medicinal Use of A. muscaria

The sacred Amanitas have been used traditionally by shamans for both spiritual healing and physical healing.

Analgesia: Western users have reported a significant anagelsia as one of the primary effects of A. muscaria ingestion.



Traditional Kamchatkan Medical Use as Reported by Jo Norris

Medicinal: Three small fresh pieces of mukhomor good for sore throat and cancer. Preparation for arthritis: Place several young A Muscaria into an airtight container. Put container into a cool dark place (like a basement) until liquid comes out of mushrooms. Take a mushroom in hand, squeeze out moisture and place the pulp on arthritis. Bandage overnight. Mushroom body can be replaced in liquid and will last a long time.