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TMHS 673: The Truth About Medicinal Mushrooms

TMHS 673: The Truth About Medicinal Mushrooms

Update: 2023-03-293


Humans have utilized the medicinal qualities of mushrooms for thousands of years. In most cultures, medicinal mushrooms have a long history of being used for their anti-inflammatory, immunomodulating, and antimicrobial effects. However, in American culture, supplementing with mushrooms is a growing trend in recent years. On today’s show, you’re going to learn the truth about medicinal mushrooms.

We’re going to cover the latest peer-reviewed data on medicinal mushrooms and how they impact human health and well-being. This episode contains the history of fungi, how they work, and their role in our ecosystem. You’ll hear how mushrooms perform against pharmaceutical drugs, the most effective extraction methods, and which specific mushrooms can support your health.

You’ll learn the proven healing and regenerative effects of medicinal mushrooms and their impacts on immune function, sexual health, sleep quality, metabolic health, and much more. If you’ve ever been interested in incorporating functional mushrooms into your routine, I hope this episode gives you the data you need to make an informed decision. So click play, listen in, and enjoy the show!

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • How many species of fungi exist on the earth.
  • The three categories of mushrooms that humans have had a relationship with.
  • How medicinal mushrooms interact with the innate and adaptive immune systems.
  • The immunomodulating effects of polysaccharides in reishi.
  • Which mushrooms are the king and the queen of the mushroom kingdom.
  • How chaga can impact human natural killer cells.
  • The natural anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic properties of reishi.
  • What mycelium is.
  • How cordyceps can improve sexual health and sperm quality.
  • The anti-aging qualities of reishi mushrooms.
  • Why extraction method is critical when it comes to medicinal mushrooms.
  • The effects cordyceps has on cardiovascular function and insulin sensitivity.
  • How reishi can prevent gut dysbiosis and metabolic disorders.
  • Why lion’s mane is a powerful agent for improving sleep quality.

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TMHS 673: The Truth About Medicinal Mushrooms

TMHS 673: The Truth About Medicinal Mushrooms

Shawn Stevenson