Is morel worth the price?
Gucchi possesses medicinal and nutritional wealth. Some research reports underlined cancer healing and inflammation and tumor preventing properties of the morel. Traditional knowledge highlights its use for treating cold, cough, heart diseases, indigestion, joint pain, and wounds. An antioxidant with aphrodisiac and auto-oxidation properties further enhance its medicinal worth. However, medicinal use is limited to rural areas. Nutritive fungus contains most sought after vitamins: niacin and other Bs, D, and E. This good source of vegetarian protein has little carbohydrates. Low in fat and mineral rich forest produce is therefore recommended for weight loss. The valuable mineral content includes copper, iron, phosphorus, potassium, and selenium. The fungus also contains dietary fibers for healthy bowels, and trace elements for good growth and development.