What is an adaptogen?
Adaptogens are a unique class of natural herbs that assist the body in restoring a state of balance when faced with physical, mental, and/or environmental stressors. To do so, they increase the body's resistance to stressors, combat fatigue and increase overall energy.*
Are these mushrooms healthy?
All of our mushrooms provide immunity benefits. The mushrooms' immune boosting abilities are highly attributable to the high level of polysaccharides. Read more below to see the individual benefits of each mushroom found in our granola.*
How long until I feel the effects?
Adaptogens have short-term and long-term effects on the body. Soon after consuming adaptogens, you may feel heightened focus, a calmer mind, or increased energy. When consumed consistently overtime, your body's ability to adapt to stress will increase.*
Mushrooms in granola?
Mushrooms are packed with phytonutrients shown to be adaptogenic and support the body's response to stress and fatigue. You can consider them your personal bodyguards.*
Why do we use mushroom extracts?
Mushroom extracts are highly concentrated elixirs that contain 10-15x the value-enhancing substance as compared to mushroom powders, ensuring all the benefits without the taste.
Where do you source your mushrooms?
We source our mushrooms from North Spore, a Maine-based supplier that strictly uses fruiting bodies to derive their liquid extracts.
Cordyceps are known for their physical performance benefits. They support natural energy levels, endurance, and stamina. They are also known to support the adrenal system which manages daily stress and fatigue in the body. Additionally, these mushrooms support healthy immune system function due to the presence of 1,3/1,6 beta-glucans and other special compounds.*
Benefits: ENERGY & IMMUNITY
A newly-hyped nootropic in Western civilizations, Lion's Mane has been a part of Chinese and Japanese medicine for centuries. These mushrooms are known for supporting the production of nerve growth factor (NGF). Traditionally, Lion's Mane has been used to support the digestive system as well. Studies have been show that Lion's Mane may support a healthy gut and stomach lining.*
Benefits: NERVE SUPPORT & IMMUNITY
Reishi has been used in Chinese medicine for over 2000 years, and is commonly called "king of mushrooms" for its adaptogenic qualities. These mushrooms are revered for numerous reasons, including its support towards sleep and relaxation, as well as its support towards promoting a healthy inflammatory response to seasonal changes and shifts.*
Benefits: RELAXATION & IMMUNITY
Eastern cultures have been drinking Chaga for centuries for its overall benefits and soothing properties. Change mushrooms contain large amounts of the pigment melanin which helps protect against UV radiation. Additionally, these mushrooms offer potent antioxidant support and are nutrient-dense with essential vitamins and minerals, which in turn supports healthy aging.*
Benefits: SKIN HEALTH & IMMUNITY
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.