Immunity Boosters

Medicinal Mushrooms:

Its Benefits & Uses

The functional use of mushrooms dates back thousands of years because of the varied and uniquely adaptive benefits for one's health.

Medicinal mushrooms have been used since ancient times to prevent and treat infection and disease. Many types of medicinal mushrooms have been studied for their immune-boosting potential.

Here is an overview of the health benefits of Mushroom Supplements:
• Immune support
• Full of antioxidants
• Anti-inflammatory
• Helps to manage blood sugar
• Support brain health and cognition
• Support the nervous system
• Increase in energy and stamina

Over 270 recognized species of medicinal mushrooms are known to have immune-enhancing properties.

Some research demonstrates that supplementing with specific types of medicinal mushrooms may enhance immune health in several ways as well as reduce symptoms of certain conditions, including asthma and lung infections.
Medicinal mushroom products can be found in the form of tinctures, teas, and supplements. They are also a source of antioxidants that help fight against the oxidative damage caused by free radicals and they are also a source of fungal polysaccharides with immunomodulating properties.

Why Medicinal Mushrooms?

  • In 2020 the mushroom supplement industry was valued at over $25,400 million USD and it is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 8.44 from 2021 till 2026 offering great growth opportunities as well as additional revenue opportunities to newcomers
  • Due to their immune-boosting qualities, they have done exceptionally well during the COVID-19 pandemic and is expected to carry forward that momentum 
  • Being a natural supplement with numerous benefits, it is expected that there are many uses for it in the future especially with the rise in consumer self-care


Different Types of

Mushroom Supplements

Each type of mushroom has its own set of characteristics and benefits, below is a list of the common types of mushrooms used for supplements due to their health benefits. Have questions about which type of mushroom will best suit your needs? Contact us through the link below!

  • Shiitake Mushroom
  • Cordyceps Mushroom
  • Reishi Mushroom
  • Lion’s Mane Mushroom
  • Chaga Mushroom
  • Oyster Mushroom
  • Turkey Tail Mushroom
  • Maitake Mushroom

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