• Sharma Anjana


Abstract : Oyster mushroom is consumed all over the world due to its taste, flavor, high nutritional value and some medicinal properties. Many species of this genus are rich in proteins with essential amino acids, polysaccharides, essential amino acids, dietary fibers , important minerals and some vitamins. Because of these nutritional composition and presence of bioactive molecules oyster mushroom have been reported to have anticancer,antihypertensive,antihypercholestromic, anti diabetic, antiobesity antiaging ,antimicrobial and antioxidant activities The high nutritional value and potent medicinal uses suggests that Pleurotus mushrooms are important functional foods or nutraceuticals

Key words: Oyster mushroom, Pleurotus species, medicinal value, human ailments, antimicrobial activities


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Anjana, S., and J. SAVITA. “OYSTER MUSHROOM : ANSWER TO HUMAN AILMENTS:A REVIEW”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Vol. 10, no. 4, Apr. 2017, pp. 24-27, doi:10.22159/ajpcr.2017.v10i4.16867.
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