- Turkey Tail
Turkey tail is a functional mushroom known to strengthen the immune system when given during cancer treatment due to its chemical combinations of polysaccharides and beta-glucans. The name ‘turkey tail’ derives from its resemblance in color to the tail feathers of a turkey. Like many other functional mushrooms, turkey tail was used in traditional Chinese medicine for years to treat lung disease.
Maitake is notorious for its immune-enhancing effects. This mushroom has immunomodulating glucans which have been shown to enhance immune function. It also has high nutritional value, often used as a food or dietary supplement for others to consume and reap their bioactive compounds as well as to help improve cholesterol levels and type 2 diabetes.
Shiitake is a mushroom that you may be familiar with consuming in your meals. Aside from being a substantial food source, consuming shitake mushrooms has been shown to improve immunity and lessen inflammation. If not incorporated in your diet already, this is considered a preventative food you’ll want to consider to help limit risk of cancer and other illnesses.
FIND FUNCTIONAL MUSHROOMS IN ZOLT CBD PRODUCTS
The list of functional mushrooms above show that they can have a special role in your routine, and luckily, they are very easy to incorporate into everyday life.
Drinks, supplements, teas, and more are all some suggestions for ingesting functional mushrooms. For us here at Zolt, these powerhouse ingredients are must-haves in our superdrinks, making them easily accessible for people to add the power of fungi into their lives. Zolt’s plant-powered beverage mixes are a convenient, delicious, and refreshing way to help you tap into your peak performance for mind, mood, and body using only the finest, most efficacious ingredients.
At Zolt we only use fungi that are 100% organic, extracted from the fruiting body of the mushroom, and verified for beta-glucans, the key compound that our body needs. Try giving Peak a try, a formulation which includes reishi, lion’s mane, and cordyceps to help improve cognition and focus. Other products containing functional mushrooms include: Well +Collagen Boost, Even +Collagen Boost, and Dreamy +Collagen Boost.
You can shop here for more of our products that feature functional mushrooms.