rise + shine! your coffee or tea’s new bff / may support the immune, cardiovascular, nervous, endocrine, circulatory + digestive systems / may assist in balancing hormones / improve cognitive function / + boost your overall well-being
lab notes | add a quarter to half a teaspoon to coffee, tea, smoothies, dressings, or soups
chaga mushroom extract: typically found on birch trees in cold climates, chaga is known to be chock full of polysaccharides within its chitin walls that have been shown to boost energy. chaga may help proliferate healthy gut flora, support gastrointestinal + liver health, as well as support overall cardiovascular wellness. used also for it’s anti-viral, + anti-inflammatory abilities, it’s no wonder chaga is called the king. long live king chaga!
reishi mushroom extract: reishi is called the queen of mushrooms. traditionally used for her innate immune potentiating ability which may activate immune cells. this fruiting body is known to be high in triterpenoids, an active compound known for their liver + kidney protective, antioxidant, anti-histamine + anti-inflammatory activity. reishi is said to be soothing to the digestive tract which may assist with symptoms of leaky gut + has also been used to aid in lung conditions such as asthma + bronchitis, + may help support those with cardiovascular disease.
lion’s mane mushroom extract: this mushroom is as fierce as they come when it comes to vibrant health. known to have unique neuroprotective capabilities, lion’s mane has been used to help improve cognitive function as it is said to increase the amount of NGF (nerve growth factor) in the brain, which may help reduce inflammation, encourage neural growth, + improve overall brain health. it may also provide relief from anxiety, fatigue + symptoms of depression. what’s more, it has also been used to assist detoxification, regulate blood sugar levels, + support the immune system.
maca root: this adaptogenic superfood is a member of the cruciferous family (like broccoli + cabbage!). it has been used for thousands of years. this slightly sweet + nutty flavoured root may help balance hormones, has been used to support the immune system, act as an aphrodisiac, + has been said to help to increase focus + energy by regulating the hypothalamus and pituitary gland. maca is known to have all 8 essential amino acids, calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron, + vitamins B1,B2, C + E! talk about an ancient treasure.
lucuma fruit: this superfood powder is made from the subtropical fruit of the lucuma tree found in Peru, Chile + Ecuador! known there as the ‘Gold of the Incas’, it has a sweet caramel or maple flavour but has been known to help stabilize blood sugar levels! not only that, lucuma may have anti-inflammatory, anti-aging + skin-repair effects.