Mushroom Magic Chocolate – 5 Medicinal Mushrooms in 74% Chocolate
For centuries humans have been utilizing the medicine of fungi. Today we are able to access the potent antioxidants, immune-activating polysaccharides and a host of other benefits contained within medicinal mushrooms and never before has it been easier to integrate them into our daily life. Because what could be a more delicious and synergistic way than chocolate? This low-glycemic, heirloom cacao chocolate bar brings you 5 of the top medicinal mushrooms and all their properties in one convenient form. Take a bite and a moment to savour and enjoy the flavour and life-enhancing benefits of high-quality chocolate and the magic of fungi!
Chaga – known as the “King of Medicinal Mushrooms” it contains one of the highest known levels of antioxidants including SOD or Super Oxide Dismutase an enzyme group that is known to reduce oxidative stress. Among numerous other compounds chaga has constituents that help boost the immune system, balance blood sugar, normalizing cholesterol as well as being a great source of minerals like zinc.
Reishi – known as the “Queen of Medicinal Mushrooms” and “the Mushroom of Immortality” has been used for over 2000 years to fight symptoms of aging. Reishi contains numerous properties that are of benefit to many of the bodies organs and systems. It is host to a unique and dynamic array of organic compounds which include triterpenes, alkaloids, sterols and various essential polysaccharides. Benefits include anti-aging,
stress-relieving, immune-modulating, antioxidant, blood pressure stabilizing, neuro-proctective and a powerful anti-inflammatory.
Cordyceps – Traditionally sourced from a unique and rare relationship between a caterpillar and a fungus this medicinal mushroom has earned a reputation as a substance which increases athletic performance as well as acting as superior libido enhancer for both men and women. It is a vitalizing anti-stress tonic that can restore the deep energy depleted by stress.
Turkey Tail – also known as Coriolus or Trametes versicolour this is one of the most well studied mushrooms in the world that demonstrates immune modulating properties that helps both those who are healthy and those dealing with chronic disease. Associated with longevity, health and spiritual attunement the turkey tail mushroom is said to be beneficial for one’s spirit and vital energy. Among its scope of immune enhancing properties it has been used to treat infections, inflammation and general immune system weakness. Chinese legend is filled with stories of those who discovered the mushroom becoming immortal!
Lions Mane – Latin name Hericium erinacae this medicinal mushroom is claimed to be a food which enhances your memory and your mood with unparalleled benefits for your brain and nervous system. It is said to improve cognitive function, help with nerve regeneration, improve digestive function as well as being immuno-supportive, anti-inflammatory, and an antioxidant.
This information is for informational use only and is not intended to replace guidance from a qualified health care provider or as medical advice.