Mushroom Madness

I have had a long-standing love affair with medicinal mushrooms – like maitake, shiitake, reishi and chaga- and have been incorporating them into my & my son’s diet for years now.  When I first started learning about the different types of mushrooms and their health benefits, I was in college working at an herbal medicine clinic where they were used in herbal tinctures and teas.  Now that medicinal mushrooms have become more mainstream, I am thoroughly enjoying the variety of products on the market.  Here are some of my fave’s:

—> Check out this recipe for *homemade* Chocolate-Chaga Almond Mylk! <—

While different mushrooms have different healing properties and support different systems in the body, some of the primary benefits include:

  • Immune system support
  • Loaded with antioxidants
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Support memory and focus
  • Increase energy and stamin
  • Support the nervous system and reduces stress

Check out these sites to learn more: