The Complete Guide To Medicinal Mushrooms

July 19, 2021
A variety of medicinal mushrooms

The healing properties of mushrooms have long been recognized by traditional medicine.

However, about two centuries ago, with development in pharmacological techniques, the extraction of relevant active molecules from fungus has enabled supplements to target certain ailments.

At Arctic Chaga, we wild-harvest the finest quality mushrooms from the forests of Alaska and bring you organic chaga foods, chaga skincare and  mushroom supplements at our online natural health food store.

To make the most of the health benefits of mushrooms, here’s a comprehensive guide to help you make your pick:

Chaga Mushrooms

Chaga chunks at Arctic Chaga

If you were to spot a black growth on a birch tree, it’s most likely Chaga. In its most natural form, chaga looks like a clump of dirt that could easily be overlooked.

The escalating demand for chaga in the market is evidence that this fungus is a great source of essential nutrients that benefit the body’s metabolism. Moreover, their rich antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties make them great anti-aging supplements.

Chaga mushrooms are natural energy boosters that could help boost Vitamin D levels and lower cholesterol levels. Several studies also point towards chaga’s potential cancer-fighting properties. When combined with modern medicine, the positive impact of chaga supplements was noticeable.

You can consume chaga in a variety of forms including organic coffee, organic tea, chaga supplements, chaga chunks and ground chaga.

Product shown: 4 oz Chaga Chunks

Reishi Mushrooms

Reishi Coffee at Arctic Chaga

Reishi Mushrooms are better known as the ‘immortality mushrooms’. They are known as master healers and have been popular among the Chinese for centuries.

Consumed within optimal amounts, this fungus could help blood glucose levels, proper functioning of the immune system, hepatoprotection, bacteriostasis, and more.

Its ability to increase white blood cells helps the body develop resilience against diseases.

Product shown: Reishi Coffee

Lion’s Mane Mushrooms

Lion's mane capsules at Arctic Chaga

These white, shaggy fungi, as shown on the bottle have culinary and medical uses.

Their anti-inflammatory effect can help manage feels of anxiety.

Studies have also shown that it can help facilitate the body’s recovery system by triggering the growth of cells.

Product shown: Lion’s Mane Capsules

Turkey Tail Mushrooms

Turkey tail mushrooms at Arctic Chaga

Turkey-tail mushrooms are often used to promote digestive health because of the presence of healthy microbes. These bacteria enter the stomach and help break down food.

Moreover, these mushrooms also minimize unhealthy bacteria such as Clostridium and Staphylococcus, which hinder digestion and lead to stomach problems.

Besides, they are loaded with antioxidants which have shown remarkable benefits on cancer patients.

Product shown: Turkey Tail Capsules

About Arctic Chaga

Since 2012, Arctic Chaga has been committed to bringing high-quality mushrooms from the fields of Alaska to the United States and Canada.

Check out our range of organic coffee, chaga chunks and ground chaga and our chaga skincare !

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