Immune Boosting Benefits of Medicinal Mushrooms
Mushrooms have been used for centuries by traditional healers to strengthen the immune system. Rich in calcium, magnesium, potassium, fiber, niacin, essential amino acids and Vitamins B and D, these mushrooms have been perceived to boost wonderful medicinal qualities for centuries.
These fungi are well known as a medicinal mushrooms for their purported medicinal properties in immune support:
Agaricus Blazei - This mushroom contains high nutrient density with higher levels of protein then most other mushrooms. An immune system stimulator, these mushrooms have been used in traditional Chinese medicine to fight infectious diseases, promote healthy body weight, improve liver function and chemical and toxic metal detoxification processes.
Cordyceps - This mushroom is actually parasitic and grows out of caterpillar larvae in the Himalayas. It has been used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat ailments such as coughing, wheezing, to reduce fatigue, and calm nervousness. Cordyceps are also revered for their potential to enhance physical performance.
Criolus Versicolor - This mushroom has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries but since the1970s has become one of the most widely researched mushrooms in conventional medicine. More than 400 studies have evaluated Coriolus mushrooms for their anti-cancer properties and immune-boosting qualities. The mushroom is used for stimulating the immune system, treating here, chronic fatigue syndrome, hepatitis and pulmonary disorders.
Ganoderma - This mushroom grows on wood and is one of Asia’s most popular medicinal mushrooms. Many species of Ganoderma contain bioactive compounds that have potential therapeutic benefits including anticancer effects, antioxidants, liver protecting effects, antibacterial and antiviral effects and reducing cholesterol.
Maitake - Maitake mushrooms grow in clusters at the base of oak trees and are native to Northeastern Japan and North America. In 2009, a human trial showed Maitake could stimulate the immune systems of breast cancer patients. Another trial showed that Maitake had potential anti-metastatic properties. Traditional Chinese and Japanese herbology has used the mushroom as an aid to balance out altered body systems to a normal level.
Shitake - Traditional Chinese herbalists utilize shiitake for a host of ailments including colds, flu, headaches, measles, gastrointestinal distress, and liver problems. It is known that ancient physicians prescribed shiitake to boost chi, or life energy. Now, shiitake are a subject of intense research, and the medicinal capabilities attributed to the mushroom are so prized that it is now among the most cultivated of the world’s edible mushrooms.
With all the wonderful medicinal qualities of these mushrooms, EnerHealth decided to create a method in which to get the immune supporting benefits of all of these mushrooms in an easy and delicious way. Using organic whole Arabica beans infused with a proprietary blend of Ganoderma, Cordyceps, Maitake, Shitake, Agaricus Blazei and Coriolus Versicolor mushrooms, EnerHealth has created a coffee that great, freshly roasted coffee with NO mushroom flavor! Low caffeine and acid levels, this coffee is truly the healthier choice. Enjoy Nutricafe Immune Support Coffee today!