Functional Mushrooms and their Medicinal Benefits

Reishi Mushroom

Reishi mushroom boost the immune system through its effects on white blood cells, particularly in people who are ill, such as those with cancer. This fungus may also be able to decrease the size and number of tumors in certain types of cancer, and may be effective at reducing fatigue or depression in some cases.

Chaga Mushroom

Chaga mushroom can be supportive in cancer treatment. It can assist in lowering blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar, and it can also help the immune system by regulating the cytokines that help increase the immune fighter cells like white blood cells.

Lion's Mane Mushroom

Research has found that Lion’s Mane mushroom may protect against dementia, reduce mild symptoms of anxiety and depression and help repair nerve damage.
It also has strong anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and immune-boosting abilities and been shown to lower the risk of heart disease, cancer, ulcers and diabetes

Turkey Tail Mushroom

Turkey Tail mushroom contains a variety of powerful antioxidants and other compounds that may boost your immune system and even help fight certain cancers.
Plus, turkey tail may improve gut bacteria balance, which can positively impact your immunity.

Cordyceps Mushroom

Cordyceps fungi have the potential to improve heart health and fight inflammation, cancer, diabetes and aging. There have been human studies on Cordyceps’ effects on exercise performance. The fungi have been found to boost energy and oxygen use during exercise.

Oyster Mushroom

In addition to being highly nutritious, Oyster mushrooms promote heart and immune system health, encourage healthy blood sugar control, and provide antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects.

Shiitake Mushroom

Shiitake mushrooms have been shown to lower LDL, contain compounds that inhibit the absorption and production of cholesterol in the liver, and contain phytonutrients, which aid in preventing plaque buildup and, maintain healthy blood pressure and circulation

Maitake Mushroom

“Maitake” means dancing mushroom in Japanese. The mushroom is said to have gotten its name after people danced with happiness upon finding it in the wild, such are its incredible healing properties. It contains chemicals that might help fight tumours, stimulate the immune system, and lower blood sugar levels. People use Maitake mushroom for enlarged ovaries with cysts, diabetes, and many other conditions.