We have sourced a very impressive blend of 9 species of 100% organic USA-grown medicinal mushrooms that have been extensively researched and utilized for their effectiveness in supporting immune system health among many other benefits. The addition of Amla Berry and wild-harvested Camu Camu Berry provides the immune system with real whole-food Vitamin C which enhances the uptake of the essential sugars in the tonic mushrooms. The phycocyanin content in the spirulina also works in synergy with the essential sugars to make a truly potent immune tonic. Below is a summary of some of the most prominent mushrooms in this blend and the other superfood ingredients:
Our new 9 Mushroom Blend has been custom formulated just for our unique formula. They are organically grown on a gluten and rice free medium and exposed to UV light to initiate Vitamin D production then dried and micronized at low temperature to ensure enzymatic activity.
Reishi is known as the “mushroom of immortality” in China where it has been used for more than 2000 years. Ganoderma Lucidium is its species name. It is highly regarded for its adaptogenic and chronic disease fighting capabilities. Reishi has been recognized by the Japanese government as an approved adjunct herb in the treatment of cancer. It has strong immune modulating ability and has been proven to help protect against chemotherapy and radiation. The triterpines in Reishi are also good for hypertension, liver protection, cholesterol, and antioxidant properties. Other uses include fatigue support, hair loss, and bone marrow integrity.
Also known as Turkey Tail, a mushroom with significant immunomodulating properties. Turkey Tail is the source of two patented pharmaceutical drugs, PSP and PSK, which are prescribed to cancer patients. These substances are best utilized in whole mushroom utilizing its full inteligence. 480 double blind clinical studies on PSP (polysacharide peptide) have proven its immune enhancing benefits.
Another excellent culinary mushroom with immunomodulating and anti-cancer properties. Traditional usage dates back to the Ming Dynasty where it was used to improve stamina and circulations, cure colds and promote good health. Shitake is the source of Lentinan, a host-mediated anti-cancer supplement which has been shown to effect host defense immune systems. Lentinan has been found to stimulate powerful anti-viral activity within the immune system.
Mesima has primarily been used in Korea to prevent the recurrence of cancer. It is found that the polysacharides from Mesima have had a wider spectrum of activity and anti-tumor effects than other mushrooms. It has been proven effective against many types of cancer and bacterial and viral infections.
A powerful performance-enhancing mushroom used by many professional athletes which increases the body’s hemoglobin production and increases overall circulation. It greatly benefits the lung and kidney meridian. It is classified as a yang jing tonic in chinese medicine. Militaris is the only cordyceps species where you get fruiting bodies on a cultivated medium and can yeild higher levels of active compouds then sinensis.
A tropical mushroom species renowned for its high beta-glucan content and its stimulating effect on immune function. It has been found to be useful as an alternative & complementary therapy for sugar-centering conditions such as diabetes.
Reported in many studies to help support the growth of Nerve Growth Factor (NGF), a protein that promotes the growth and normal function of the nerve cells. It is important for cognitive and nuerological health.
A mushroom highly regarded for both its culinary and medicinal qualities. Centuries of medicinal use in china. Main constituent is Beta (1-3), (1-6) D-glucans. These compounds enhance the body’s ability to fight bacterial infections. Studies have found reduced growth of cancer in animals and reduced side effects of chemotherapy. Research has also demonstrated significant immuno-modulatory and blood sugar regulating effects.
An extremely rare mushroom in the wild, Antrodia can bring as much as $5,000 per kilogram. Highly touted as a liver protector and immune support superstar.
Synergistic Support Foods
Camu Camu offers astringent, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-pain, anti-viral, emollient and nutritive properties and contains natural beta-carotene, calcium, iron, niacin, phosphorus, protein, riboflavin, thiamin and the amino acids valine, leucine, and serine. This makes Camu Camu invaluable for metabolic processes, including the formation of white blood cells, maintaining a healthy immune system, and support for the brain, lymph glands, heart and lungs. The extraordinarily high Vitamin C content is thought to be the most important property of the Camu Camu fruit. Our extract contains 220% the RDA of Vitamin C in just a ¼ tsp! Camu Camu also appears to provide nutritional support for the brain to optimize its own mood-balancing chemistry. In a comparative study of hundreds of botanicals, ranked in order of effectiveness for various health conditions, Camu Camu was ranked among hundreds of herbs as follows: Anti-cancer #4; Anti-viral #6; Anti-oxidant #4; Asthma #1; Atherosclerosis #1; Cataracts #1; Colds #1; Depression #2; Edema #1; Gingivitis/Periodontal disease #1; Glaucoma #1; Hepatitis #1; Infertility #1; Migraine headaches #1; Osteoarthritis #1; Painkiller #1; Parkinson’s disease #1.
Also known as Indian Gooseberry, denotes its origin of India where it is said to be the most widely used of all herbs in Ayurveda. It has a balancing effect on all doshas (vata, pitta, and kapha). It is one of the highest food sources of Vitamin C. Amla can help strengthen the body’s immunity and cardiovascular system, digestion, and eyesight. It may aid in the health of the brain, skin, hair, lungs, gums and teeth, as well as helping expel toxins and regulate the mutation of cells. It is great for inflammation and has been shown to help with diabetes as well.
Spirulina is a fresh water blue-green algae and an incredible source of nutrition. Spirulina consumption dates back over five centuries. It yields more nutrition per acre than any other food. 200 times more protein per acre than beef! Spirulina has been found helpful for energy production, immune system, brain function, inflammation, detoxification, and digestion. 60% complete protein with an abundance of fatty acids, antioxidants, minerals, beta-carotene, nucleic acids, and chlorophyll. Spirulina also contains phycocyanin (blue pigment) which is found to induce the growth of stem cells found in bone marrow. Phycocyanin has also been found to considerably enhance the absorption of the polysaccharides contained in the mushrooms. It has been shown to aid in detoxification, and protect cells against UV radiation while supplying concentrated whole-food nutrients which are commonly lacking from even a healthy diet.
Also known as Tulsi, Holy Basil has powerful adaptogenic properties. It is the premier herb of Ayurveda and even worshiped in certain religions. It is most known for its ability to support healthy cortisol levels due to its calming effects. The meaning of Tulsi is “the incomparable one.” It is commonly used as a medicine for many ailments and as a tonic for daily health maintenance. A great tonic for the respiratory, immune, digestive, renal (kidney), endocrine, and cardiovascular systems.
Ginger Rhizome promotes digestion and assimilation. It has long been used as a medicine for colds and flu. It is great for the immune system and promotes absorption of all the unique compounds in this extremely phytonutrient dense blend.
Ingredients: Amla Berry Extract*, Incan Spirulina, Camu Camu Berry*, 9 Mushroom Blend (Agaricus Blazei*, Turkey Tail*, Maitake*, Shiitake*, King Trumpet*, Lions Mane*, Cordyceps Militaris*, Reishi*, Antrodia*), Holy Basil Extract*, Ginger Extract*, Shilajit Resin Extract*, Stevia Leaf Extract*. *Organic
Usage: Take one teaspoon 2 times daily mixed in food or drink of choice Larger doses can be taken for chronic conditions or immune challenges. Dosages up to 3 Tb.spread throughout the day would be considered an effective therapuetic dose.