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Mushroom Health Benefits Basic Overview


There are thousands of pages of well researched articles and information, this is a brief overview, but stay tuned for more in depth analyses of these mushrooms and more! Lions Mane Supports brain health, boosts cognition, focus and memory. Possibly protects against dementia and alzheimers.

May help relieve anxiety/depression from its anti inflammatory effects


Reishi - Known as the mushroom of immortality in Chinese medicine. Powerful immune system boosting properties

Increases white blood cells activity, fights cancer and tumors

Can help fight fatigue and depression.


Chaga One of the most antioxidant superfoods in existence. Used to treat a variety of illnesses ranging from, digestive health, gastric ulcers, stomach pain, and respiratory disorders.


Turkey Tail Packed with antioxidants and powerful immune boosting polysaccharopeptides (PSK) and (PSP)

In Japan it is approved medical protocol to use this mushroom to help cancer patients.


Cordyceps- Mainly used to boost exercise performance, as it can give a physical and mental boost but also used to treat coughs, chronic bronchitis, respiratory disorders, kidney disorders, nighttime urination, male sexual problems, anemia, irregular heartbeat, high cholesterol, liver disorders, dizziness, weakness, ringing in the ears, unwanted weight loss, and opium addiction Tremella- Along with Lion’s Mane, Tremella has also exhibited neurotrophic and neuroprotective effects in various research studies. Tremella, also known as Snow Fungus, is more commonly associated with improving skin health due to its hydrating and antioxidant abilities. However, the versatility of the health benefits of mushrooms is reflected in the infinite amounts of culinary dishes that can be made from them, too!



Oyster Rich in nutrients, antioxidants, amino acids, and other compounds that boost the immune system. Benefits the heart, reduces cholesterol, lower blood sugar,

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