MEDICINAL MUSHROOMS

"LET FOOD BE THY MEDICINE"

"Mushrooms can heal, feed & enlighten you - even possibly help save the world"
-pAUL STAMETS-

Lion's Mane

Hericium erinaceus

Considered to be a natural nootropic, this mushroom can boost and improve memory helping with concentration and creativity.

It fights anxiety and depression, is anti-inflammatory and supports the immune system by enhancing the nervous system to improve energy levels and fight off disease.

 

Chaga

Inonotus obliquus

This mushroom is harvested from birch trees and made into a medicinal tea to aid with various ailments including problems with digestion, pain from swelling, insomnia and high cholesterol and blood sugar levels.

Known as black gold it has one of the highest sources of antioxidants in nature to aid with bulletproof immunity.

Reishi

Ganoderma lingzhi

Known for its calm-inducing abilities it balances the body and mind to promote better sleep.

Other benefits include defence from tumours and cancer, it promotes heart health, fights allergies and asthma and helps to improve your liver function.

TURKEY TAIL

Trametes versicolor

Turkey tail is great for the prevention of colds and flu as it strengthens your immune system to fight off infection and disease.

It is used for cancer patients undergoing chemo because of its strong antioxidant properties and its ability to remove free radicals from the body.

Other uses include combating the signs of ageing and to increase gut health.

CORDYCEPS

Cordyceps militaris
Used in traditional healing and spiritual practices for thousands of years.
 

Its main benefits are improved energy levels, supporting sexual function, stress management, immune system strengthening and is a potent anti-inflammatory.

MAITAKE

Grifola frondosa
Its name translates to the dancing mushroom, also known as the hen of the woods it is considered an adaptogen.
 
This mushroom as with all medicinal mushrooms aids the immune system by restoring your bodies natural balance.
 

Maitake has also been shown to support healthy blood sugar levels, help reduce insulin and support weight management.

"We need to have a paradigm shift in our consciousness. If we don't get our act together and come in commonality and understanding with the organisms that sustain us today, not only will we destroy those organisms, but we will destroy ourselveS"

MORE MEDICINAL MUSHRROMS

Oyster mushrooms

Pleurotus ostreatus

Loaded with vitamins and minerals and a great source of antioxidants this mushroom can have a wide range of health benefits.

As well as being highly nutritious they support your bodies immune system also benefits your heart and gut health. Oysters also have anti-inflammatory effects.

SHIITAKE

Lentinula edodes

True beauty food, these little gems are used in Chinese medicine to heal skin, support the liver, fight cancer and increase qi energy.

A great source of iron, vitamin d and b vitamins these mushrooms promote good brain and immune function making them a highly recommended addition to your diet.