Healing with Mushrooms 101
There are so many different types of mushrooms out there! These fascinating fungi have the ability to be poisonous and harmful or a nutritional superfood that’s actually delicious!
Each species has its own unique health benefits that support a variety of functions. Not only are they unique in health benefits but also in the way they look! Nature sure is amazing! These whole foods can be eaten raw, cooked, or conveniently consumed in powder form.
A company whose mission I strongly agree with is that of Om Mushroom. They produce the “highest quality certified 100% organic functional mushroom powders that contribute to optimal health.” They produce their own mushrooms in a state-of-the-art facility and offer their products in capsules, powders, and drink sticks.
Here are some of the most healing and well-known mushrooms~
Is known for being a super antioxidant. It’s highly regarded for anti-aging and promotes a youthful radiance because it actually slows the aging process. Also supports the immune system and helps fight inflammation.
Is known for supporting the immune system, energy, endurance, and stamina. “Cordyceps optimizes oxygen uptake and delivery to increase vitality and endurance.” A natural energizer. It also boots the activity of a type of white blood cell that protects the body from viruses and bacteria.
Is known for longevity. It helps combat mental and physical stress and support the immune system. Reishi supports the body’s sleep cycles and is very grounding.
Is known for memory and focus. Highly supportive of cognitive functions. Promotes focus, creativity, and clarity. Supports a healthy nervous system. Works as an antidepressant and reduces anxiety. Immune-boosting and anti-inflammatory.
Is known for immune support. Turkey Tail is full of powerful antioxidants that boost the immune system and help fight certain cancers. “Improves gut bacteria balance, which can positively impact your immunity.”
Is known for weight control. Helps support digestion. Balances blood sugar and insulin levels. And supports the immune system.
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