A more well known mushroom here in the US many us the Shiitake mushroom for cooking as it has a rich and savory taste. These mushrooms are native to Eastern Asia and have long been used in traditional Chinese medicine. In Chinese medicine Shiitake mushrooms are thought to boost health and longevity as well as improve circulation. Studies suggest that some of the bioactive chemicals in shiitake mushrooms may protect against cancer and inflammation.
Astragalus is an herbal supplement that has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine. It’s purported to enhance the immune system and reduce inflammation. It’s also used to help treat heart conditions, kidney disease and more.
Maitake means dancing mushroom in Japanese and some say it got its name because people were so happy to find this mushroom in the wild (for its healing properties) that they danced. Maitake has a positive overall effect on the immune system and are rich in antioxidants, vitamins B and C, potassium, and fiber. A 2013 study indicates that Maitake could be used in preventing and treating breast cancer.
Reishi mushrooms have been used for hundreds of years (mainly in Asian countries) for medicinal purposes. Some of these medicinal uses have been to enhance the immune system, reduce stress, lessen fatigue, and improve sleep. Reishi mushrooms are typically not used in cooking because of their bitter taste, but many of us know that some of the worst tasting foods are the best ones for us.
Cordyceps has also widely been used in eastern medicine and in China it has traditionally been used to treat fatigue, sickness, kidney disease and low sex drive. Research has been limited as cordyceps are relatively new on the health food scene. Lab studies have been done that suggest cordyceps have the potential to improve heart health, fight inflammation, cancer, diabetes and aging. It is said in folklore that Cordyceps were discovered because yak herders in the Himalayas noticed their yaks eating a certain mushroom and when they did the animals had much more energy.
The healthiest beverage on the planet,” green tea has been revered for its “bioactive compounds” that help wash away your anxiety and may even make you smarter with a healthy boost in brain power.Shake well before use. As a dietary supplement, take tincture dropper 1 mL once per day. We suggest adding it to our shakes. Can be taken with or without food, on an empty stomach or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner. Please note: this product has a bitter taste naturally.