There are over 38,000 species of mushrooms with medicinal properties; each with a unique "blueprint" of benefits. Found all over the world, these incredible fungi, including maitake, shiitake, reishi, turkey tail and chaga, are often combined to maximize their unique powers.
Whole Formulas offers three dynamic medicinal mushroom formulas for comprehensive, whole-body support.
The Whole Formulas Medicinal Mushroom Line
Immunity Mushrooms contain USDA-certified organic mushroom mycelium, which is the part of the mushroom that lives year round, expanding and growing beneath the surface of the soil or tree. Mycelium works to acquire food, breaking down organic substances in the surrounding soil and decaying wood. Tightly packed mycelium is what actually forms the fruit body/mushroom we see above the ground or on tree trunks, typically during spring or fall after hte seasonal rain and temperature changes.
The mushrooms in this blend promote vitality, immune system function and a healthy stress response (shiitake, reishi and maitake). It also contains ashwagandha root and licorice root, which are adaptogens used to support stress and calm anxiety.
This extract is pure red reishi mushroom. Reishi is one of the most respected and admired shrooms in traditional Chinese and Japanese medicine, with a documented history over 2,000 years. It's one of the best choices when looking for an immune system nourisher and general health tonic to improve overall health and increase longevity. It's also an adaptogen, which is used to support stress and calm anxiety.
There are a variety of medicinal mushrooms that can be used to improve your health. They represent some of the most effective immune-supportive supplements in the natural foods industry.
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