Soaring Free Superfoods Immunity Medicinal Mushroom Blend
Safeguard your immune system with this full bodyguard of 6 powerful medicinal mushrooms, including reishi, chaga, lion’s mane, cordyceps, agaricus and maitake. This synergistic blend of immunity mushrooms combines these 6 potent, broad spectrum dried medicinal mushrooms, that are proven to strengthen and support immune health, with the botanical longevity herb gynostemma, known as “the herb of immortality.” Be sure to also take a look at Soaring Free Superfoods’ Ashwagandha capsules available for purchase here.
Gynostemma is a powerful adaptogenic herb that reduces the negative impact of stress on the body, working to restore hormonal imbalance and relieve feelings of anxiety. It contains the largest amount of beneficial immune-modulating compounds, of any natural plant, called saponins. The saponins in Gynostemma called “gypenosides” are especially helpful for the immune, digestive, nervous, reproductive and cardiovascular systems.
Reishi has been the most revered herbal mushroom in Asia for over two thousand years. The Taoists consider it an ‘elixir of immortality’ that increases the spiritual shen energy. Reishi has been proven effective in aiding the treatment of arthritis, and it possesses anti-allergenic, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antibacterial and antioxidant properties. Reishi is also an excellent anti-stress herb, known to ease tension, elevate the spirit and promote peace of mind by transforming negative energy in the body.
Chaga is the King of the Medicinal Mushrooms and is a highly prized tonic mushroom, long used in traditional Siberian, Korean, Chinese, North European and Scandinavian herbalism. It is found growing wild in old forests throughout the colder regions of Northern Asia and Northern Europe. It contains the highest amounts of anti-tumour, cancer-fighting compounds of any herb. It is also extremely high in nourishing phytochemicals, nutrients and free-radical- scavenging antioxidants that all work together to strengthen the overall functioning of the immune system.
Lion’s mane is nature’s gift to your nervous system! It’s the only mushroom possessing not one but two potent nerve growth factors (NGF), showing potential benefits for Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease. Lion’s mane is a true nootropic enhancing cognition by improving the brain’s ability and changing its structure by growing new neurons. In Asia, it is said that Lion’s mane gives you “nerves of steel and the memory of a lion,” and from what science is revealing thus far, evidence exists that Lion’s mane mushroom confers the following health benefits:
• Improved cognitive function
• Nerve regeneration, remyelination, and increased Nerve Growth Factor (NGF)
• Improved digestive function and relief from gastritis
• Relief from anxiety and depression
• Immunosupportive, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant
• Anticoagulant; improved lipid profile and fat metabolism
• Anti-tumour effect
Agaricus is a medicinal mushroom that was first discovered in Brazil, where the native cultures prepared it as a tea for medicinal purposes but also ate it as a food. They have so much respect for this mushroom that they call it “The Mushroom of the Gods”. This mushroom contains immune supporting beta-glucan polysaccharides which have been shown to have antiviral, anti-diabetic, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. Beta glucans stimulate the activity of natural “killer cells” which are a vital part of the immune system. These polysaccharides are believed to be among the most potent polysaccharides for immune health yet discovered, given their ability to modulate the immune response and promote cellular health.
Maitake is a medicinal mushroom that is edible when fresh and grows in clusters at the base of trees. It is native to the northeastern part of Japan and North America. When dried, its potent anti-cancer, antiviral and immune-enhancing properties are concentrated and often used in traditional Chinese and Japanese medicine.
Cordyceps mushrooms have been a staple in holistic medicine for centuries and have long been revered for their potent anti-aging, health-promoting properties. Considered an energizing adaptogen, cordyceps are often used to help fight fatigue, treat muscle aches and prevent weakness. Several studies suggest that cordyceps can boost athletic performance — improving physical abilities, endurance and stamina — partially because they boost the body’s supply of ATP, one of the primary sources of energy during exercise. This ATP boost also assists the body with the much needed energy for combating diseases.
- Viral guard and anti-bacterial
- Powerful restorative adaptogenic elixir which combats adrenal fatigue, hormonal imbalances and compromised immune systems caused by stress
- Modulates the immune response
- Powerful cell-protective antioxidants which destroy cell damaging toxins
- Helps maintain healthy cellular functioning
How to use Immunity
Works best blended into hot drinks. Simply mix 1 – 2 teaspoons into tea, coffee, hot chocolate, smoothies & blend. Or add to recipes. Double your dose for the first 3 weeks to accelerate results.
1 tsp (up to 5g) per day
2 tsp (up to 10g) per day
Not for use during pregnancy, but these adaptogenic mushrooms are supportive during breastfeeding. Please consult your healthcare practitioner for advice on how to use.
Reishi*, Chaga*, Agaricus*, Lion’s Mane*, Maitake*, Cordyceps*, Gynostemma
*= certified organic
Product of China
Comes in a reusable eco tub which can be added to your compost at the end of its lifespan. The plant-based plastic bag inside the tube is 100% biodegradable. Please add to your compost heap or bokashi bin.
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