Whole Formulas offers five dynamic medicinal mushroom formulas for comprehensive, whole-body support. Learn more about these incredible fungi below.
The Whole Formulas Medicinal Mushroom Line
Medicinal Mushrooms at a Glance
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.
Reishi, or Ling Zhi, is a particularly respected mushroom in Asia. It was historically reserved for royalty to extend life and improve health, and has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for over 2,000 years. This beautiful fungi is anti-allergenic and antiviral, and may help calm anxiety, offer stress support and nourish the immune system.
In 2000, a group of pharmaceutical scientists at the Centro de Investigaci´on B´asica, Merck Sharp & Dohme in Madrid, Spain tested the mycelial extracts of 204 species of mushrooms for their antimicrobial properties (Suay et al., 2000). The mushrooms showing the most activity were "reishi" species (G. lucidum, G. resinaceum and G. pfeifferi) of which 73 percent of the strains showed activities against the bacterium Bacillus subtilis. Source.
Mother Earth Living "Benefits of Medicinal Mushrooms"
Huffington Post Healthy Living "Reishi, Ling Zhi: "Mushrooms of Immortality"