What are Functional Mushrooms & Adaptogens?

Whether you're familiar with adaptogens or not, chances are you've seen them as an add-in option on your local coffee shop or smoothie bar menus. The popularity and availability of functional mushroom adaptogens seems to be growing, and quite a few purported benefits are circulating-from fighting fatigue, depression, or cancer and even improving your sexual health.

Ganoderma Lucidum


Reishi was added to support health and immunity. This mushroom has been used in Chinese medicine for over 2000 years and is commonly called the “king of mushrooms” for its adaptogenic qualities. It has many polysaccharides and beta-glucans that are known to help support healthy immune function.


Reishi & Immune Health

Reishi as an Adaptogenic Mushroom

Reishi & Sleep Study 1

Reishi & Sleep Study 2

Reishi as an Antioxidant

Hericium Erinaceus

Lion's Mane

Lion's Mane was added to support mental performance. A newly-hyped nootropic in Western Cultures, Lion's Mane has been a part of Chinese and Japanese medicine for centuries.


Lion Mane's Review 1

Lion Mane's Review 2

Lion's Mane and Brain Health

Lion's Mane and Nerve Growth Factor

Lion's Mane and DepressionLion's Mane and Gut health

Trametes Versicolor

Turkey Tail

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

Some benefits include but are not limited to:
• May enhance the efficacy of certain cancer treatments
• May improve immunity
• Antioxidant
• May enhance gut health


Turkey Tail and Immunity

Turkey Tail and Immunity Review

Turkey Tail and Digestive Health

Turkey Tail and Digestive Health Review

Turkey Tail and Oxidative Stress

Inonotus Obliquus


Considered to be King of the mushrooms, Chaga is a mushroom that grows on birch trees. Eastern Cultures have been drinking chaga for centuries for its overall benefits and soothing properties.

Some benefits include but are not limited to:
• Lowering cholesterol
• Preventing and fighting cancer
• Lowering blood pressure & blood sugar
• Fighting inflammation


Chaga Review

Chaga & Oxidative stress

Chaga & Anti-aging

Chaga & Metabolic Disorders

Chaga & Immune Health

Ophiocordyceps Sinensis


Cordyceps is a caterpillar fungus found in alpine pastures of the Himalayas. Cordyceps was chosen for its physical performance benefits. Originally used by high altitude Tibetan herdsman, Cordyceps is now used by many to support energy, stamina and athletic performance.

Some benefits include but are not limited to:
• Fights respiratory disorders
• Lowers cholesterol
• Supports a healthy immune system
• Reduces effects of Aging


Cordyceps & Energy and Athletic Performance

Cordyceps & ATP (cellular energy)

Cordyceps & Fatigue

Cordyceps & Sexual Health in Men

Cordyceps & Sexual Health in Women

Cordyceps & Cordycepin

Cordyceps as an antioxidant in Cognitive Function and Cardiovascular Health

Root Withania Somnifera


Ashwagandha is an ancient medicinal herb with multiple health benefits. It can reduce anxiety and stress, help fight depression, boost fertility and testosterone in men, and even boost brain function. Supplementing with ashwagandha may be an easy and effective way to improve your health and quality of life.

Curcuma Longa


Turmeric contains bioactive compounds with powerful medicinal properties and is one of the most lauded compounds on the planet. A natural by-product of exerting one’s self physically or mentally is stress. Stress causes inflammation and inflammation causes bad things. Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric. It has powerful anti-inflammatory effects and is a very strong antioxidant.

Some benefits include but are not limited to:
• Anti-inflammatory
• Antioxidant
• May improve symptoms of depression and arthritis
• May prevent heart disease