Chaga : The antioxidant powerhouse

Inonotus obliquus commonly known as Chaga mushroom is actually a parasitic fungus and not a mushroom at all. It has the highest ORAC value for antioxidant content beating acai, pomegranate and wild blueberries by a landslide.
November 11, 2018 by Allyson Tovar

Cordyceps : A parasitic fungus with incredible medical potential

Cordyceps is a widely known medicinal mushroom with extensive research upholding its potential to enhance exercise performance by supporting higher levels of endurance, stamina, and libido. One of the most interesting aspects of this species is the fact that it is parasitic, infecting a host (typically an insect) in order to grow. However, there are other methods taken when producing a cordyceps supplement.
October 25, 2018 by Allyson Tovar

Reishi : The mushroom of immortality

Reishi is known as the mushroom of immortality in regards to its potential benefits of enhancing immune system function. With a rich history in TCM (Traditional Chinese medicine) this polypore mushroom is truly a gem of nature with anti-allergy, anti-inflammatory, anti-tumor, immune boosting, and liver regenerating properties.
October 23, 2018 by Allyson Tovar

Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha is one of the highest revered herbs used in the ancient Indian medicine system of Ayurveda. Here is an overview of its origin, history, and potential medicinal benefits.
October 23, 2018 by Allyson Tovar

A General Intro to Mushrooms

An introduction of fungi that reviews common misconceptions of this species and their capability to heal the planet as well as ourselves via mycelium. Including a quick overview of popular medicinal mushroom species used in tradition for thousands of years, now upheld with science.
October 23, 2018 by Allyson Tovar