While there are over 2,000 different species of edible mushrooms, functional mushrooms are a unique subset containing health-boosting compounds that can treat and prevent different diseases and enhance overall wellbeing. They have been used for thousands of years in both ancient Chinese and Ayurvedic medicines, and more recently, have exploded onto the health and wellness scene, appearing in coffee, smoothies, supplements, and more.
Mushrooms like lion’s mane, reishi, chaga, cordyceps, and turkey tail have been used by traditional healers & Chinese medicine for thousands of years. These powerful fungi are packed with antioxidants, polysaccharides, and other unique adaptogenic compounds that may provide cognition-enhancing, mood-boosting, immune-strengthening, stress-relieving, and anti-aging benefits.
We source our concentrated pure medicinal mushrooms, mushroom & tonic herbs from two companies being Superfeast & Supershrooms both of which source their ingredients from as close to the traditional original sources as possible within China.
Functional mushrooms all have their own unique advantages, but they also share a common list of benefits. Functional mushrooms may help:
Don’t expect to take a functional mushroom and experience the benefits immediately although sensitive types will feel effects quicker. Adaptogens work slowly, so it can take up to a few weeks for their powerful effects to make themselves known. For best results, it’s important to take high-quality concentrated products at known effective doses as suggested on the different products.