Oyster mushrooms also have a variety of benefits, namely as food, lower cholesterol, as antibacterial and antitumor, and can produce the enzyme hydrolysis and oxidation enzymes. In addition, oyster mushrooms can also be useful in killing nematodes.
The oyster mushrooms have health benefits including, can reduce cholesterol and the heart is weak and several other diseases. This fungus is also believed to have medicinal properties for various diseases such as liver disease, diabetes, anemia. In addition oyster mushrooms can also be useful as antiviral and anticancer as well as lowering cholesterol levels.
In addition, oyster mushrooms are also believed to aid in weight loss due to high fiber and helps digestion. The oyster mushrooms contain compounds as antitumor Pleuran efficacious, lowers cholesterol, and acts as an antioxidant. The presence of polysaccharides, particularly beta-D-glucans in the oyster mushroom has a positive effect as antitumor, anticancer, antiviral (including AIDS), fight cholesterol, antifungal, antibacterial, and can enhance the immune system. In the oyster mushroom, this product is referred to as Plovastin in the market known as cholesterol-lowering supplement (the active component of which is good for statins inhibit cholesterol metabolism in the human body).
Judging from the content of nutrients contained in the oyster mushroom material includes safe for consumption. The existence of lignocellulosic fibers are good for digestion. USDA (United States Drugs and Administration) conducted the study on mice showed that the administration menu oyster mushrooms for 3 weeks will lower serum cholesterol levels by 40% compared with mice that were not given feed containing oyster mushrooms. So they argue that oyster mushrooms can lower cholesterol levels in patients with hypercholesterolemia. In Japan is currently being researched potential oyster mushrooms as a food ingredient that can prevent the onset of tumors.