Adaptogen

As a powerful adaptogenic mushroom, Cordyceps supports a natural increase in energy, endurance and stamina, and helps the adrenal system manage stress and fatigue [1].*

Energy

Cordyceps helps us get more natural energy by boosting the body’s ATP (adenosine triphosphate) production. Cordyceps can combat fatigue and give your body a natural boost [2]! Chinese Olympic athletes use Cordyceps to enhance their athletic performance by increasing endurance and oxygen capacity. Check out this Blog for more info!*

Lungs

Cordyceps helps us get more oxygen into the bloodstream by boosting the body’s lung capacity. Studies have shown that this mushroom supports a healthy respiratory system.*

Immune

Cordyceps may contain anti-viral properties, helping to enhance the immune system and alleviate respiratory diseases. One of the most effective mushrooms for chronic viral infections.*

Fertility + Sexual Function

This mushroom has a beneficial impact on female fertility and the success of IVF. Studies have shown that Cordyceps may stimulate estrogen production [3], as well as increase levels of male sex hormones, improving sperm quality and quantity [4].*

Cordyceps Cultivation

In the wild, Cordyceps miltiaris grows on a moth larvae and is native to the east coast USA. We do not use any bugs in our growing operation and it’s 100% vegan and organic. We grow all of our Cordyceps in house here at Mushroom Revival. A lot of careful consideration goes into growing this powerful medicine and we are always looking at the most recent published peer reviewed research to base our cultivation and extraction techniques on, or we conduct our own studies to make sure we are growing and providing the highest quality medicine on the market. Right now we are paving the way for Cordyceps cultivation here in the Americas by being the biggest and also only certified organic Cordyceps militaris mushroom farm in the Americas.

Relax

In traditional chinese medicine Reishi is used to balance the Shen (the spirit). Disturbances of shen produce anxiety, insomnia, bad dreams, moodiness, and more. Reishi is typically known for its bitter taste caused by the terpenoid constituents, which support an anti-inflammatory response. Notably, Reishi’s triterpenes inhibit the release of histamine, thus preventing allergic reactions and inflammations with oleic acid. As an antihistamine, Reishi provides a relaxing effect to asthmatic symptoms. Reishi can be sedative short-term, but long-term builds energy and increases stamina.*

Heart Health

Using the doctrine of signatures, Reishi looks like a big red heart. Studies show that Reishi may be a potent antihypertensive medicine. (5) *

Immunity

It is often and historically used in protocols for the treatment of cancer due to its revered immunomodulating and tonic qualities. With anti-tumor, anti-microbial, and anti-inflammatory properties, this mushroom is a top pick for immunity!*

Adaptogenic

From its immunomodulating effects, to its anti-inflammatory effects, to regulating Shen, and more, Reishi is one of the most potent adaptogens out there. This is why it’s named “10,000 year mushroom” or “mushroom of immortality” because of its ability to support the system against stress and fatigue.*

More Info

Reishi is the most revered mushroom in Traditional Chinese Medicine, with recorded use for over 2,000 years. It strengthens and protects the whole body, alluding to its nickname “the mushroom of immortality” or the  “queen of mushrooms” 

Reishi’s latin name is Ganoderma lucidum. ‘Gan’ meaning shiny, ‘derm’ meaning skin, and ‘lucindum’ meaning brilliant, which pays homage to its shiny, preserved look. This mushroom can be found as six different colors and species in dense, humid coastal parts of China, frequently infecting hardwoods, typically oak trees, and sometimes on decaying stumps of chestnut and other broad-leaved trees.*

 

Taoist priests in first-century C.E. included the mushroom in magic concoctions that granted longevity and immortality. In folklore, Japan, where Reishi is found growing on plum trees, was discovered when the emperor of the Chin dynasty sent ships East in search of this amazing mushroom!*

Nerve Support

Lion’s mane is known to stimulate nerve growth factor (NFG), which plays a role in maintaining homeostasis in the body [1]. In one study, animals treated with lion’s mane recovered from peripheral  nerve Injury 4–7 days earlier than animals in the control group (6).*

Brain Health

This mushroom is unsurpassed in its ability to support our brain and cognitive function, being one of the only natural resources that rebuild the myelin sheath, which protects our neurons. Lion’s mane is known to stimulate nerve growth factor (NFG), which plays a role in maintaining homeostasis in the body [1]. Studies have shown that Lion’s Mane mushroom enhances the functional capacity of cognition including memory, understanding, communication, sharpness, and concentration.*

More Info

Hericium erinaceus or Lion’s Mane is also known as Monkey Head Mushroom”, “Pom Pom”, “Bear’s Head Tooth”, “Hou Tou Gu”, “Brain Mushroom” and more. This looks a little different than most cap and stem mushrooms given it’s iconic spines or teeth that look like cascading icicles which house the spores to help this mushroom spread its DNA. They’re found in late summer to fall on dead or dying hardwood trees, especially oak and beech. They grow in North America, China, Japan, and Europe.*

UV protection

Gram for gram chaga has the most amount of melanin out of any natural thing on the planet. Melanin from this fungus was found to have strong antioxidant properties as well as gene protection effects.*

Antioxidant

Chaga has superoxide dismutase and catalase which are enzymes that act as antioxidants. Gram for gram chaga has the most amount of melanin out of any natural thing on the planet. Melanin from this fungus was found to have strong antioxidant properties as well as gene protection effects.*

Immune

Studies show that Chaga contains anti-retroviral properties, supporting against RNA viruses which insert a DNA copy of their genome into the host cell in order to replicate. An important example of Chaga disrupting the assembly of this DNA is in HIV. Betulinic acid, primarily growing in the bark of white birch, is a triterpenoid which possesses these properties and contains anti-parasitic and anti-inflammatory constituents. Studies suggest that Chaga is useful in the treatment of some cancers, if used long-term. Russian clinicians report that this mushroom supports appetite and pain management in cancer patients.*

Adaptogenic

Named the “king of mushrooms”  chaga has been shown to have powerful immuno-modulatting properties that are essential to help our body combat stress and fatigue.*

More Info

Technically chaga is not considered a mushroom, and is technically a conk which is a Chaga (Inonotus obliquus) grows mainly on birch trees, as well as alder and elm trees in Siberia, Poland, Russia, and throughout North America, particularly Canada, as hard, dark black, burnt-looking conks. They can grow as big as a human head and typically develop a symbiotic relationship with the tree, ultimately become part of it and its root system. Traditionally, Chaga has been used in Russian folk remedies for stomach problems and immunity, including cancers, ulcers, and gastritis. In Western Siberia, Chaga was used as a cleansing agent, internally for the organs, as well as externally as a wash.*

Liver

Shiitake helps to support and protect the liver and the digestive system, including gut health. Studies have shown that this mushroom may contain eritadenine, a chemical compound that inhibits production of cholesterol in the liver. Incorporating Shiitake into the diet or medicinal cabinet may support a decrease in obesity rates [1].*

Immunity

Shiitake has been shown to contain powerful anti-viral, anti-microbial, and anti-candida properties, that help us fight infections. Lentinan, the third most widely prescribed anticancer drug in the world, is a beta-glucan derived from Shiitake that has been shown to trigger the production of T cells and natural killer cells. Studies show that Shiitake and in particular, Lentinan, may be useful in treatment for patients with HIV [2].*

Adaptogenic

This mushroom is believed to boost Qi, the body’s life force and circulate the blood, increasing vitality. Shiitake may help the body to adapt to and cope with environmental, physical or psychological life stressors.*

More Info

Shiitake’s Latin name is Lentinula edodes, lent meaning “supple,” and edodes meaning “edible.” Native to Japan, China, the Korean peninsula and other areas of East Asia grows on dead of dying hardwoods with a brown cap, white spores and serrated gills. In traditional Chinese medicine, shiitake has been used to treat high cholesterol, atherosclerosis, colds and flu.*

 

China may produce over 80% of the shiitake worldwide. Shiitake has a meaty flavor that is enjoyed in culinary dishes. This mushroom supports a nutritious diet containing all the essential amino acids, iron, B vitamins and more!*

Skin Health

Tremella is a traditional remedy in Traditional Chinese Medicine, used to nourish the brain and enhance beauty. Being a jelly fungus, it can hold up to 500 times its weight in water, which, when consumed or used topically, can help us achieve a supple, soft complexion. It is said that imperial Concubine Yang (719-756), considered to be the most beautiful woman in Chinese history, used tremella mushroom for her facial and body maintenance.*

Bone Health

In Traditional Chinese Medicine tremella is used for bone density. Tremella Mushroom contains the highest level of the natural whole food form of Vitamin D (ergosterol, aka provitamin D) among known food sources. Vitamin D has been shown to increase the absorption of calcium from the intestine, and maintain normal serum calcium levels and bone density.*

Immunity

Studies show this mushroom has immuno-modulating effects in the body.*

Adaptogenic

As a medicinal mushroom, because of the immuno-modulating effects, this is a great adaptogenic mushroom to help support the body against stress and fatigue.*

Diuretic

 In traditional chinese medicine, this mushroom is used to drain dampness. In studies it has shown that the outer layer of Poria cocos contains ethyl acetate and n-butanol fractions that showed remarkable diuretic effects.*

Relax

In traditional chinese medicine, Poria has been used for anxiety, restlessness, tension, nervousness, and sleep problems (insomnia).*

Immunity

Poria cocos has been shown to have powerful immuno-modulating properties that are essential to help our body combat stress and fatigue.*

Adaptogenic

As a medicinal mushroom, because of the immuno-modulating effects, this is a great adaptogenic mushroom to help support the body against stress and fatigue.*

Other Facts

Also Known as Fu Ling, it is widely used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). It grows like a tuber under the ground and can get quite big. In TCM, practitioners will use different parts of the fungus for different benefits. Poria cocos has been used in China for over 2,000 years, and it even grows in the US and was used in the past as food by Native Americans when food was hard to find.*

Female Health

With a particular affinity for female health, Meshima is an appropriate name for this mushroom— its literal translation is “Women’s Island.” Meshima mushroom supports healthy breast cells, and helps control excessive bleeding in the ovaries and during menstruation.*

Immune

Due to it’s polyphenols, beta-glucans, and intense antioxidant effects, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese practitioners used meshima for defending against and treating cancers. Because of its ability to support bodily functions in fundamental ways, meshima mushroom tea is a popular tea in many Asian countries, especially Korea, and is drunk on a regular basis for an array of ailments.*

Adaptogenic

Meshima has been shown to have powerful immuno-modulating properties that are essential to help our body combat stress and fatigue.*

Other Facts

Meshima (Phellinus linteus), “phellinus” “sang hwang” or “black hoof mushroom”, is most commonly found growing on mulberry trees in China, Japan, and Korea, and has been used to treat ailments for hundreds of years in Asia. Phellinus gets its name “black hoof” because it sometimes resembles a horse hoof.*

Blood Sugar Levels

Maitake has been used in protocols to prevent and support diabetes. Studies show that Maitake increases the production of insulin and controls glucose levels, resulting in a decrease in blood sugar levels [1].*

Immune

Maitake’s strong immunomodulatory properties, like polysaccharides and beta-glucans, make Maitake highly regarded clinically for cancer and chemotherapies. This mushroom is known to stimulate macrophages (immune cells that destroy foreign organisms) to produce more ctyokines, which alert the immune system of a foreign invader.*

Adaptogenic

This mushroom may support in the body adapting to stressors by supporting the immune system, stomach, liver and spleen, among organ systems. With powerful antioxidant effects, Maitake supports the body in inhibiting free radicals.*

More Info

Maitake is indigenous to northeast Japan, Europe, Asia, and the eastern side of North America. It grows in clusters at the base of oak trees, beeches and other dead hardwoods with the stems fused together sometimes weighing up to 80 pounds. Maitake has traditionally been used in Japan to boost the immune system and vitality, thought to prevent cancer and high blood pressure.*

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Immune

Turkey tail, known as a potent immuno-modulator, may help the body manage infections and fatigue while protecting the liver. Krestin (PSK), developed by the Japanese, and Polysaccharide Peptide (PSP), developed by the Chinese, are two types of polysaccharopeptides extracts found in this mushroom. These extracts are chief ingredients in anticancer drugs developed to boost the immune system before and after treatment in chemotherapy and radiation [1].*

Adaptogenic

Turkey tail supports the body in managing stressors with its ability to balance the immune system among others. This mushroom contains antioxidants, which protect the cells from free radical damage, reducing inflammation and stimulating the release of compounds that protect the cell from damage [2].*

More Info

Found in temperate forests throughout the world, the Japanese have traditionally used Turkey tail as a folk remedy for cancer. The Chinese revered Turkey tail for growing on pine trees and Taoists believed that the mushroom absorbed the yang energy of the roots, whose foliage stays year-round.*

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