Cacao and Medicinal Mushrooms, A Match Made in Heaven

Cacao and Medicinal Mushrooms, A Match Made in Heaven

Both cacao and medicinal mushrooms boast rich histories of use, each revered in their own right for their unique qualities for mind, body and spirit. Their harmonious relationship is something that has been explored throughout ancient history and the reverence surrounding cacao and mushrooms endures today. Read on to discover more about the origins of cacao and it's divine relationship with mushrooms.
Recipe for Lion's Mane medicinal mushroom morning elixir being prepared in a vegetable garden

Recipe ~ Morning Spring Elixir with Lion’s Mane

In the Southern Hemisphere, we've made the transition to spring and it's the time of year when we begin to shed the stagnation of winter and get the opportunity to tap into the energy of rebirth and rapid expansion that comes with this new season.

One of the medicinal mushrooms we love working with at this time of year is Lion’s Mane. Just as nature awakens from its winter slumber, Lion's Mane emerges as a potent ally to invigorate body and mind.

Read on for the recipe!

Reishi Medicinal Mushroom for Stress Relief

5 Reasons to Use Reishi Mushroom for Stress Relief

The number one mushroom we turn to as an ally for managing stress is Reishi. As a prized adaptogen Reishi is renowned for supporting the body’s innate capacity to handle stress, guiding us back to a peaceful state of balance.

Read on to discover how Reishi mushroom can work to soothe the stress response within our body, mind and spirit.

Seedy Snack Bars with Cordyceps Medicinal Mushroom

Recipe ~ Seeded Snack Bars with Cordyceps Medicinal Mushroom

We’re always in search of nourishing snacks to keep us fuelled and fulfilled throughout the day and our Seedy Snack Bars with Cordyceps is one of our favourites.

Believe us when we say these bars are not only deliciously energising but seriously filling. They’re packed with a powerhouse of essential vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats. We’ve also added a touch of sweetness with the dark chocolate, maple syrup and bee pollen.  

Read on for the divine recipe :) 

Chaga, Reishi and Turkey Tail medicinal mushrooms support immunity

How Medicinal Mushrooms Support the Immune System

When it comes to fortifying our immune system, nature has provided us with some remarkable allies - medicinal mushrooms. These exceptional fungi have long been revered for their ability to support immune health through a range of extraordinary mechanisms. Read on to explore how these wonders of nature can work to bolster our body's defence system and contribute to our overall resilience.
Medicinal Mushrooms Winter

Simple Practices to Support Immune Health in Winter

In the Southern Hemisphere we’re in the frosty depths of winter, the season that invites us to protect our inner resilience and support our immune health. Medicinal mushrooms go a long way in helping to strengthen our innate immune response, but their action is enhanced when we’re moving in harmony with the seasons and working to cultivate a strong foundation of health.

Read on for our top lifestyle practices to naturally move in harmony with winter and support our inner resilience mentally and physically.

Combining Medicinal Mushrooms and the Synergies Between Them

Can I Combine Medicinal Mushrooms? The Synergies Between Them

We like to think of each medicinal mushroom having its own personality with individual benefits for body, mind and spirit. We often get asked, can I combine medicinal mushrooms? Do they work together? Are there certain synergies between them? In this journal entry, we will explore the world of medicinal mushrooms and provide insights into whether it is beneficial to combine different varieties.
Tremella Mushroom in a Tremella tea with goji berry and jujube

Recipe ~ Tremella Medicinal Mushroom Beauty Tea with Goji & Jujube

Affectionately known as the beauty shroom, Tremella has been used traditionally for thousands of years as a youth-protecting tonic, slowing the natural signs of ageing. 

With its softly sweet, malty flavour, Tremella forms the perfect base for this warming winter tea along with added goji berry and jujube.

Read on for the recipe that you can whip up in minutes.

Whole Tremella Medicinal Mushroom and Tremella extract powder on a wooden spoon

The Beauty Secrets of Tremella Mushroom

Tremella mushroom has created a buzz in beauty circles in recent years yet its fame as the beauty mushroom didn’t arrive overnight. Tremella comes to us from a long tradition of use in ancient China as the secret to a youthful complexion amongst noblewomen who sought to nourish their beauty.

In this Journal entry, we explore how Tremella first became somewhat of an ancient beauty legend and delve into its modern uses for promoting skin health and radiance.