Maitake and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Treating disorders like polycystic ovarian syndrome is quite complex because it presents in so many ways in so many different people. Maitake is also quite complex because it has a variety of medicinal properties, from treating PCOS to increasing immunity and reducing fatigue in it users.3 In my opinion, using a...
What Are Adaptogens?
Have you heard of the term adaptogen? It’s a bit of a trendy word lately as society has been more open to dealing with mental health. An easy definition is that adaptogens help you adapt to stress, but how do they work? Bear with me while I explain a little...
What Are Antioxidants?
What exactly are antioxidants? You’ve come across the term and may have heard about how beneficial they are, but what are they and how do they work?
Mushrooms and Our Gut
Functional mushrooms can benefit our well-being in so many ways. One of those ways that I believe deserves a little more attention, is the link between mushrooms and our gut health!
Fighting Fatigue - I Am Tired
These past two weeks were extremely tiring for two entirely different reasons: cadaver lab and clinic rotations. Almost every other day I had to jump between two different mindsets; being present and caring for my patients and then being completely open-minded and willing to learn from the donors that have...
Adaptogens aim to improve the body’s ability to adapt to situations that bring on stress and to build resilience to stress.
Mushrooms for Immune Health
In the world of the current pandemic, this concept of protection is vitally important. And while masks, physically distancing, and vaccines are ready at the hilt to protect us from the virus, we can always do more to help ourselves.
Is your Reishi Wild or Cultivated?
Like all living things, Reishi is what it eats. If it is grown on a log derived from a very vigorous kind of tree, the potency of the Reishi is greater.
Connecting to Nature for Mental Health
If you’re like me (and most people living through this pandemic), your mental health is at an all-time low. We yearn to be social and see our friends and loved ones and yet we are told that this is not allowed. I empathize with those who are feeling lonely and...
The Benefits of Turkey Tail Mushroom
When you think of a mushroom with a name like Trametes versicolor, what image comes to mind? What about when you hear its common name: Turkey Tail? If you thought about a turkey’s tail that is full of radiant colors, then you are spot on!
Earth Day - Reasons to Celebrate!
As our way of saying THANK YOU for supporting our small family business that is committed to being a healing force for the planet and its people, we’re having a 22 DAY SALE!