MEDICINAL MUSHROOM TINCTURES
CHAGA – Inonotus obliquus. Immune stimulant, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, tonic. Supports a healthy digestive system, IBS and gastritis, and respiratory function. Indicated for psoriasis.
CORDYCEPS – Cordyceps sinensis. Also called Chinese Caterpillar Mushroom, this tonic is useful in cases of chronic fatigue, and is said to nourish yin, invigorate yang, and replenish depleted qi.
LION’S MANE – Hericium erinaceus. It’s botanical name means “hedgehog” because of its appearance, this mushroom offers immune enhancing properties, stimulates neuron repair and renewal, and supports cognitive function and mental alertness.
REISHI – Ganoderma lucidum. Called “Spirit Mushroom” or “Spirit Plant”, mushroom was used traditionally to promote health and longevity. Immune-modulating, anti-viral, anti-oxidant, analgesic, adaptogenic. Reduces excessive immune response, useful for auto-immune conditions such as lupus and RA.
TURKEY TAIL – Trametes versicolor. Over 400 clinical studies in Japan have identified several natural anti-cancer compounds in this fan-shaped fungus. Stimulates immune system weakness, supports healthy liver function, and enhances joint flexibility such as for arthritis.
MEDICINAL MUSHROOM COMPOUND – a combination of Chaga, Cordyceps, Lion’s Mane, Reishi and Turkey Tail, this blend is especially useful as a tonic for cellular integrity and general immune function, setting all systems on go. Try some in your hot cocoa.
For more information about the fascinating properties of medicinal mushrooms, read THE FUNGAL PHARMACY by Robert Rogers, R.H.