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Curious About: Reishi Mushrooms

Curious About: Reishi Mushrooms

Can a mushroom help you live forever?

Let's talk about shrooms. Specifically reishi mushrooms, also known as the "mushrooms of immortality." Basically the superhero of mushrooms known for their healing properties, reishi mushrooms are fascinating fungi (never thought I'd say that). Hailed the latest superfood, the mushroom elixir is being added to coffee and hot cocoa for easy consumption. For the uninitiated, reishi has a bitter, woody taste which is why it's often prepared as a tea, extract or as a powder blend. 

So WHAT are the reishi mushrooms' claims to fame? To name a few, the adaptogen can help to: 

Even though reishi mushrooms have been entrusted for over 2,000 years for their healing properties, a lot is still being studied. Some doctors are recommending their chemotherapy patients not consume reishi because the effect between the two hasn't been studied sufficiently. 

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