Reishi: called the mushroom of immortality, Reishi has been shown in studies to support immune function. This mushroom is considered a tonic for Qi, or vital energy. The concept of Qi in Traditional Chinese Medicine can be thought of as a force field surrounding the body that maintains overall health and vitality. Modern uses of Reishi include cardiovascular support, a healthy stress response.
Chaga: considered to be a tonic Mushroom to support overall wellness. It is used to promote healthy cell growth and turnover in the body, as well as gastrointestinal health.
Cordyceps: Cordyceps sinensis are so highly valued in Traditional Chinese Medicine that they were exclusively available to the emperor’s family in ancient China. It is considered to be an immune modulator and adaptogen that promotes overall endocrine health, and it is used to support the liver and kidneys. Cordyceps provides antioxidant support, and it also has been used to support normal, healthy male fertility, supports healthy stamina and physical energy levels.
Lion’s mane: long history of use in Traditional Chinese Medicine for supporting the brain and neurological health. Lion’s Mane provides nourishment for the brain, crossing the blood-brain barrier to directly support brain cells. It also supports production of nerve growth factor.
Cacao: Native to Central America, Cacao was used as a medicinal and religious beverage by the Aztecs and Mayans. Rich in antioxidants, magnesium and is a source of flavonoids and alkaloids, such as theobromine. It also contains caffeine. Theobromine is a natural stimulant, so Cacao is often used to support healthy energy levels. An excellent herb to uplift the mood.