News — Chinese mushrooms
The Magical Benefits of Shiitake
Shiitake is one of the most widely consumed mushrooms in the world, but few people know how to use it as a medicine. This magical shroomskie contains some of the most beneficial polysaccharides like lentinans and other beta-glucans of the mushroom kingdom and has been used as a tea since ancient times for: Improving Heart HealthShiitake mushrooms contain eritadenine, a compound known to reduce cholesterol levels in the blood. Reducing Inflammation They also contain beta-glucans that reduce inflammation and help prevent the intestines from absorbing cholesterol. Immune System Support The lentinans and other beta-glucans in Shiitake protect against cell damage, help your immune system, and boost white blood...
Ancient Beauty Hack
TREMELLA The imperial concubine of China, Yang Guifei, who lived from 719 to 756 BCE, was said to be the most beautiful woman in Chinese history. Legend has it that when asked what her secret to beauty was, she replied the Tremella mushroom. In China Tremella mushrooms are still used to enhance beauty for both men and women, and it is claimed that if eaten, the mushrooms will contribute to a long and unblemished life. Tremella has been used to help people with: Beauty enhancement Hyperlipidemia Diabetes Cancer Osteoporosis Cholesterol Anti-agning Hydrating the skin Immune system support Tremella...
"The King of Herbs"
One of Chinese medicine's best kept secrets; the Chaga mushroom has been used for: Lowers Blood Pressure Fights Cancer Anti-Aging Supports Healthy Digestion Anti-Inflammatory Stress Reduction Energy Support Reduced Risk of Heart Disease Boosts Immune System High in Anti-Oxidants Nutrient Dense Superfood Essential Vitamin Source Anti-Tumor Properties SIDE EFFECTS none Chaga is a special mushroom that grows on Birch Trees, a tree widely studied for it's healing properties. One of Chaga's anti-aging powers is due to the fact that it contains extreme amounts of melanin, a complex polymer derived from the amino acid Tyrosine. This is why when exposed to the sun Chaga turns...