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Organic Reishi Mycelium
Affectionately called the King of Mushrooms, reishi mushroom has been traditionally used to support a healthy immune system — but it’s not just about that. Functional mushrooms like reishi have been valued for centuries because they’re unlike anything else in the plant or animal kingdom; they contain unique compounds different from the nutrients found in fruits or vegetables. We source organic reishi mycelium to help your body stay in balance.
The Only USDA Certified Organic Mushroom Tablets
We didn’t second-guess choosing organic. Why? Because nearly 20 percent of the 17,000+ pesticides in use today are known as systemic pesticides—and are actually taken up inside the plant. Mushrooms are incredibly porous and susceptible to soaking up their environment (the good and the bad). Organically grown mushrooms are typically more resilient and defense-supporting than non-organic. That’s why it’s so important to choose organic mushrooms grown in nourishing, high-quality soil: no toxic pesticides, herbicides or processing agents allowed.
- Convenient, once daily tablet
- 100% powerful organic mushroom extracts
- Supports the body’s ability to adapt to stress*
- Supports immune defense
- Helps your immune system stay in balance
- Supports a healthy immune response
Adults take one tablet once daily with water or your favorite beverage
Serving Size: 1 tablet
Number of Servings Per Container: 30
Product Weight: 1.3 oz
- Gluten Free
- Made Without Grains
- Made Without Dairy
- Made Without Soy
- Made Without Nuts
- Vegetarian/Plant Based
- Keto Friendly
- Paleo Friendly
- BPA Free
- 3rd Party Certified: Certified Organic
Clinically Studied Ingredients
Whenever possible, Ancient Nutrition believes in using ingredients backed by clinical studies. “Clinically studied” means their ingredient is a) supported by proven research, b) backed by peer-reviewed studies and c) tested for efficacy, safety and transparency. Using clinically studied ingredients means that when Ancient Nutrition makes claims about their products, they really mean them.
Frequently Asked Questions
Dr. Axe Answers
Ancient Nutrition co-founder, chiropractor, clinical nutritionist and certified doctor of natural medicine is here to answer your questions!
What is reishi mushroom?
Like other mushrooms, reishi mushrooms are a type of fungus that grow outdoors. They’re native to several parts of Asia, including China, Korea and Japan. While they’re edible and often described as bitter-tasting with a tough texture, you’re much more likely to find them in supplement, tincture or powder form.
Reishi mushrooms, also known by their scientific name Ganoderma lucidum, grow above ground and produce “a fruiting body” along with connective strands (called mycelium).
When should I use this product?
There’s no right or wrong time to take this turkey tail supplement. The key is consistency. Find a time of day that works best for you, and make it a part of your daily routine.
Who is this product intended for?
This product is intended for adults looking to naturally support immune defense and immune system balance.*
How much should I take?
The listed serving suggestion is to take 1 tablet daily with 8 ounces of water or your favorite beverage.
Is this product Vegan?
Yes, these capsules contain no animal products.
How are mushrooms classified?
Although most people think of mushrooms as vegetables, they’re in fact a type of beneficial fungi. The term “mushroom” refers to any macrofungus with a distinctive fruiting body large enough to be seen with the naked eye and picked by hand. As of now, mushrooms constitute at least 14,000 different plant species.
Why do you use mushroom extracts?
While we recognize the benefits of whole mushrooms, extracts are a more potent source of beneficial compounds compared to an equal amount of mushroom mycelium. That allows us to pack 1,000mg of extract into just one daily tablet, so you’re getting all the superfood benefits in an easy-to-take way.
What is TCM?
The Traditional Chinese Method (TCM) is a system of wellness that dates back more than 2,000 years and is still practiced today. It works on the belief that Qi (which loosely translates to “vital energy” and is pronounced “chee”) is essential for overall health. TCM principles adhere to the idea that proper Qi is needed to keep all systems in balance. This ties into the concept of yin and yang, defined as opposing but complementary energies. According to TCM, like Qi, yin and yang negatively affect your health when they’re out of balance. That being said, a primary goal of TCM involves balancing their equalizing relationship. One of the ways to do that involves using specific superfoods and herbs. TCM superfoods and superherbs aim to support the overall health of the systems of the body. TCM aims to create balance in the body as a whole to promote wellness and Qi. When the yin and yang aspects of Qi are harmonized and balanced out, a person typically experiences wellbeing.
How is TCM different than Ayurveda?
Both TCM and Ayurveda approach the body in a balancing way. They both address energy flow, circulation and balance in the body. For instance, that energy is referred to as Qi in TCM and prana in Ayurveda.
While there is overlap in some of the botanicals used in both TCM and Ayurveda, each tradition also utilizes specific plants and foods. Ayurveda was born out of India, so it often recommends traditional herbs and foods widely available in that region. TCM often focuses on botanicals and fungi more readily available in China. While TCM may utilize more animal products, Ayurveda does tend to recommend more dairy, like ghee, compared to TCM.
In essence, TCM and Ayurveda are different ways to approach wellness and balance from different regions of the world.
Why aren’t your products labeled as being “dairy-free” or “nut free”?
Our products do not contain dairy, grains, nuts or soy; however, they are manufactured in facilities that may carry these allergens. This being said, all of our manufacturing partners are required to have and follow a thorough Allergen Program. The Allergen Program is to prevent the cross contamination of raw materials and processing of finished goods, where allergens may be present. Simply put, when it comes to our products and our suppliers, we follow industry best practices for full transparency and accuracy concerning our products. Therefore, where applicable for our products, we use the wording “made without dairy” and “made without nuts.”
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Consult your physician before using any supplement.
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