Can adaptogenic mushrooms help fight cancer and other serious conditions?

Adaptogenic mushrooms like cordyceps and reishi are in no way a miracle cure but they may be particularly helpful with stress management and strengthening your immune system, which can be an intense struggle if you are newly diagnosed, in-treatment, post-treatment, or living with metastatic disease. 

Our Mushroom Defense includes 4 powerful antioxidant-rich adaptogenic mushroom superfoods

1. Cordyceps - increased energy, improved stamina, immune health

This adaptogenic mushroom works to support your adrenal glands and helps your body produce and maintain consistent energy levels

2. Reishi -  immune health, relieving stress and anxiety, improved sleep

It works to boost the immune system, relieves stress and anxiety, helps one feel more balanced and get deeper sleep

3. Maitake - immune boosting, may lower blood pressure, relieves anxiety 

Maitake mushroom has been shown to suppress tumor growth in mice. It can also increase the number of cells fighting against the tumor. This suggests that it could also be effective in managing cancer in humans when taken orally.

4. Shiitake - immune health, antioxidants, anti-aging, heart, and liver health. 

Shiitake mushrooms are rich in B vitamins, vitamin D and zinc. Studies have shown that it may reverse age-related decline in immune function. 

Always consult your physician before introducing a new supplement to your diet and lifestyle! 

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