Have you come across whole ground medicinal mushrooms and wondered how they differ from extracts? Whole ground medicinal mushrooms or non-extracted medicinal mushrooms may seem like a great choice, but the reality is they have no bioavailable ingredients at all, and in this journal entry we'll break down why.
Navigating the world of medicinal mushrooms and the lingo that comes with it can be a little confusing. From physiological responses to the biology of the mushrooms themselves, it can seem like a whole new world, and in some ways it is as herbal tradition and science continue to meet allowing us to discover more about the fascinating capabilities of medicinal mushrooms and the benefits they hold for us. Here are the top terms to add to your mushie vocabulary.
When it comes to immune health one of our favourite mushies is Turkey Tail. We describe Turkey Tail as a master healer. Known as a deeply regenerative adaptogen, used to strengthen immune defences and whole-body resilience we find ourselves reaching for Turkey Tail as the cooler months approach.
Not all medicinal mushroom extracts are created equally. There are a variety of factors that can affect an extract’s potency from the cultivation conditions through to the extraction process. As you can probably tell our obsession with medicinal mushrooms runs deep and in this journal entry, we reveal a checklist of the things that you should look out for to ensure you're getting the best quality medicinal mushroom extracts available. And you can rest assured we've got you covered, Inner Atlas mushies tick all of the boxes.
In the west Lion’s Mane is a medicinal mushroom that receives a great deal of attention coveted by biohackers, top-performing professionals and health seekers due to it being considered a natural nootropic. Lion’s Mane has been referred to as ‘nature’s nutrient for the neurons,’ and it’s Lion’s Mane’s potential effects on the brain that make it a truly fascinating shroom. Read on to discover Lion's Mane's top 3 benefits and why it's one of our favourite mushies.
When we started on the journey of sourcing medicinal mushrooms, we had certain criteria we were looking for. A high level of beta-D-glucans was crucial for us. Why? Beta-D-glucans are what makes a medicinal mushroom medicinal. Through our sourcing and testing we're able to guarantee that our mushies are primed to provide the benefits they’re intended to.