Mushrooms are tasty and healthy!

-read on for a glimpse into their health benefits- 

 

 


CHAGA MUSHROOM (Inonotus obliquus)

Chaga. Said to be the King of Medicinal Mushrooms. Chaga mushroom is found on birch trees in cold harsh northern climates.  For centuries it has been used for ulcers,TB,gastritis, diabetes, and hypertension. Recent studies have found Chaga to be anti inflammatory, anti mutagenic, and anti tumor. Chaga is also very high in antioxidants.

Uses: - makes a pleasant tea

            - tincture

             - mycelium powder can be added to smoothies

             - capsules

                                                                    

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REISHI MUSHROOM (Ganoderma lucidum)

Reishi. Said to be the Queen of Medicinal Mushrooms. Also known as the Mushroom or Herb of Immortality. Reishi can be cultivated or wild harvested and is the most researched of the medicinal mushrooms. Reishi's most recognized traits are it's ability to help the body fight cancer, build the immune system, and increase vitality. Reishi is also anti inflammatory, lowers cholesterol, lowers blood pressure, and calms  the nerves.

Uses: - tea
        - tincture

        - mycelium powder can be added to smoothies

                                                                                               - capsules

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LION'S MANE MUSHROOM (Hericium erinaceus)

Legend has it that those who consume lion's mane have a memory of a lion and nerves of steel. Lion's Mane is known to promote mental clarity, focus and memory. A true brain food! Traditional Chinese Medicine has long prescribed it for stomach problems, cancer of the digestive organs, and degenerative diseases. Lion's Mane is also anti bacterial, anti inflammatory, and good for the nervous system. Lion's Mane mushrooms can be cultivated and wild harvested.

Uses: - Cook it! Sauteed with a touch of butter its flavor is reminiscent of lobster and crab meat.

                                                                                                   - dried and consumed

                                                                                        - tincture

                                                                                                   - mycelium/fruit body powder added to smoothies

                                                                                                   - capsules

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SHIITAKE MUSHROOM (Lentinula edodes)

Shiitake has known to be effective in fighting cancer because it builds the immune system. Also lowers cholesterol, lowers blood pressure, and reduces inflammation of the lungs. It is a good source of vitamins B1,B2, B12 and minerals calcium, phosphorus, iron, sodium, and potassium. Shiitake is high in protein and has all nine essential amino acids. Shiitake mushrooms are cultivated. Did you know... sun dried shiitake is high in vitamin D. Good for us who live in the midwest!

Uses: -Cook it! Rich and meaty. Our favorite!

                                                                                        - tincture

                                                                                                   - dried and consumed

                                                                                                   - capsule and powder

OYSTER MUSHROOM (Pleurotus family)

Oyster mushrooms have substantial protein ranging from 15-35%. Oysters contain significant quantities of free amino acids and helps improve heart health. Traditional Chinese Medicine have used them for joint and muscle relaxation and recent research has shown it to have activity against HIV. Oyster mushrooms are high in nutrients zinc, iron, potassium, phosphorus, calcium, folic acid, and vitamins B1, B2, and C. Oyster mushrooms can be cultivated or wild harvested.

Uses: - Cook it! Sautee in a touch of oil/butter until golden brown.

         - Dried and consumed

         - tincture

         - capsules and powder

MAITAKE MUSHROOM (Grifola frondosa)

Maitake is best known for its anti tumor and immune stimulating properties due to the high levels of beta glucans. Maitake has shown activity against leukemia and cancers of the breast, colon, liver, lung, and prostate. Maitake mushroom can be cultivated and wild harvested.

               

 

Uses: -Cook it! Sautee with a touch of butter/oil. Rich beef like flavor.

        - dried and consumed

        - tincture

                                                                                                - capsules and powder

TURKEY TAIL MUSHROOM (Coriolus versicolor)

Turkey Tail has been extensively researched in recent years in the medical field. It has shown positive results for several types of cancer including lung, breast, cervical, stomach, liver, and prostate. Turkey Tail has also been used to help with allergies, inflammation, diabetes, autoimmune disorders and more!

 

Uses: -tea

          -tincture

          -used in smoothies

          -capsules

 

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Cordyceps Mushroom (Cordyceps sinensis)

Cordyceps has become very popular among sports athletes. It is known to increase physical endurance and vitality. Cordyceps has also been known to help strengthen the immune system, improve lung disorders including asthma, and reduce cholesterol levels.

 

Uses:-used in smoothies

          -capsules

 

 

 

 

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These statements are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA.