5 Medicinal Mushrooms You’ve Never Heard Of (Benefits and More)

Medicinal mushrooms are all special and unique in their own way. But some get more attention than others. In this article, I wanted to take a look at some of the less-popular, but still super powerful and interesting medicinal mushrooms. 1. Enoki (Flammulina velutipes) Enoki has been cultivated for a really long time, with methods of cultivation dating back all …

Why Cordyceps and Chaga are SUPERSTARS of The Mushroom World

All medicinal mushrooms have polysaccharides, and they are all different shapes. These compounds interact with our bodies in different ways, which is why you can think of each mushroom as having its own “super power.” Other than polysaccharides, mushrooms also contain phenols, sterols, triterpenes and more- which can all benefit our health in different ways. In this article, we highlight …

4 Things You Need To Know If You Use Medicinal Mushrooms

If you’re at all interested in using mushrooms to benefit your health, you should always consider this: Not all mushroom products are created equal. In fact, there can be an enormous difference between products that appear (on the surface) to be equivalent. You need to consider how they are grown, how they are extracted (if at all), and whether or …

Valerian Root Vs. Melatonin: What’s the Best Sleep Aid for You?

Sleep deprivation is a serious health issue. Your body needs sleep – high-quality sleep – to remove toxins, produce certain hormones, and regenerate cells. Sadly, the productivity-centric American culture means that most people are sleep deprived. The CDC reports that one out of every three Americans suffers from chronic sleep deprivation. In communities of color, the figure is closer to …

11 Best Teas for a Cold to Get You Through the Winter

Aren’t colds just the absolute worst? Every year, millions of Americans get the common cold. In fact, most adults get at least two or three colds annually. (1) Since colds are so, well, common, people often write off their symptoms or try to push through. While there’s no miracle cure to get over your illness faster, the best teas for …