Why You Should Not Take Lion’s Mane Before Bed

Twiz Tech

Natural healing is worth its weight in gold, but if you are new to medicinal mushrooms, there are plenty of new things to learn before diving in. Lion’s Mane has a lot of health benefits to offer, but you might not want to take it before bed.  Contrary to some popular beliefs, this cognitive boosting fungi might be more beneficial if you take this supplement first thing in the morning. We put together this complete guide about how you should use Lion’s Mane medicinal mushrooms for optimal health.  Related: 10 Best Medicinal Mushrooms to Have What is Lion’s Mane? The...

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Cordyceps Sinensis vs. Militaris: The Mushroom Guide

Twiz Tech

Functional mushrooms are showing up in supplements with big claims about what they can do. Mushrooms can do wonderful things, from boosting the immune system and alleviating common symptoms of illness to improving sleep and relieving anxiety. But how do you know which mushroom to use for which ailment? And are there benefits to taking a capsule or drinking mushroom coffee over chowing down on the natural fungus? There are more than 500 different species of cordyceps, but only two of them are widely known for their medicinal properties. Cordyceps Sinensis and Cordyceps Militaris are widely used to boost energy,...

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10 Best Medicinal Mushrooms to Have

Eric Raszewski

Have you heard of the healing power of medicinal mushrooms and wondered which mushrooms are best? With over 2,000 varieties of mushrooms, only about 25 are considered food and are commercially grown. For medicinal purposes, mushrooms are growing in popularity, but which are the best mushrooms for health? We’ll cover the best medicinal mushrooms and their benefits to human health. As an all-natural supplement, these medicinal mushrooms offer a wide variety of health benefits to fortify your immune system and overall health. 1. Reishi Mushroom Found in hot and humid areas in Asia, the Reishi mushroom tops our medicinal mushroom list because it has...

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Mushroom Drinks: A New and Booming Wellness Trend

Eric Raszewski

Mushrooms are a diverse crowd. They run the gamut from mildly nutritious, tasty salad toppings to medicinal and even psychedelic properties. A new trend that has taken the wellness scene by storm plays on the medicinal properties of some shrooms by combining with ingredients to make a delightfully refreshing beverage.   This group of functional mushrooms is noted for having several positive effects on the human body, including managing stress and boosting immune function. Functional mushrooms typically include the likes of lion's mane, chaga, reishi, turkey tail, and shiitake.  History of Functional Mushrooms While the western world deals with herbal...

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Turkey Tail: Benefits, Side Effects, And Dosage

Eric Raszewski

Turkey Tail mushrooms are aptly named — characterized by their beautiful, multi-tonal fan shape similar to the tail of a turkey. These enormous, fanned fungi may also hold some medicinal value. Traditional Chinese herbalists have been using turkey tail mushrooms for more than 2,000 years to replenish the essence of life. But if you are intrigued, you are probably looking for something more concrete than that. Let’s look at the scientific benefits, potential side effects, and recommended dosing for turkey tail mushrooms. What is a Turkey Tail Mushroom? Turkey Tail mushrooms are a type of fungus that grows at the...

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Could Lion's Mane and Cordyceps Be the Ultimate Study Buddy?

Eric Raszewski

Looking for a way to cram for those tests, without cramming your style? Drop the narcotics and reach for fungus, instead. That’s right. I said it. Fungus. Who knew mushrooms were more than just a pizza topping? With studies coming out every day, Cordyceps and Lion’s Mane just may be the new answer to getting ahead, without breaking the bank, or your precious REM cycle.    Related: Everything To Know About Mushroom Tinctures   But Why Mushrooms?     I don’t think it is a secret that school is rough. Almost ⅓ of adults living in developing countries suffer from...

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