When you begin exploring the world of Medicinal Mushrooms, you will find a lot of information on the web. Some of it can be very scientific and difficult to decipher, other sources can be just plain confusing. To help you get started, we've created a fun infographic to help you understand how medicinal mushrooms work.
Medicinal Mushrooms contain a complex array of beneficial compounds. These compounds through their complexity can support our immune systems, act as adaptogens, and help balance the function of essential systems in our bodies.*
In this introduction, we will focus on the water-soluble components of medicinal mushrooms, Polysaccharides and beta glucans. If you're not familiar with these, don't be intimidated by the names. I'm going to break down a clear and concise explanation of each.
Chaga mushrooms, in particular, are a great addition to coffee. The rich earthy taste of Chaga complements and adds to the complex flavor of coffee. The beta-glucans, betulinic acid, and anti-oxidants Chaga provides can help support your body's adaption to stress and overall immune function.*