Our MYCacaO is a really popular product we have. We love to have feedback from our wonderful customers and it has been suggested we share what are the actual benefits of the mushroom content of the cacao blend.
So here we go...
The mushroom goodness brings you Reishi, Chaga, Shiitake, Maitake, Lions Mane, Cordyceps & White Fungus. The mushrooms are unadulterated giving a fresh rich source of premium polysaccarides.
So what does this actually mean, let's take a look at the individual mushrooms...
Potential health benefits:
Supports the immune system
Help to detox
Preventing, slowing the spread of, and treating cancer
Regulating the symptoms of various conditions
Improving the health and functioning of various organs, including the heart, liver, and kidneys
Improving mental wellness and decreasing fatigue
Supports gut health
Powerful Antioxidant (superoxide dismutase – SOD) 50 times more SOD than you can find in fruit juices, leafy greens and seaweed.
Immune System Boost – helps boost and modulate the immune system.
Inflammatory conditions – chaga contains betulinic acid and inotodiol which work together to reduce inflammation within the body
Ulcers and Gastritis
Heart Health – breaks down the LDL cholesterol in the body
Preventative – Induces apoptosis or cell death with prevents tumours from developing
Digestion – stimulates bile production
Skin Health – chaga has high melanin which gives it its dark colour, which is known to protect the genes and DNA.
Can alleviate pain from toothaches
Can improves lung health
Could assist in detoxifying the body
Can be used to treat joint inflammation, particularly rheumatism and arthritis
May treat viral infections
Could assist in managing cholesterol
Regulates blood sugar
Lowers blood pressure
Alkalines your body by fighting inflammation
Could promote heart health
May reduce risk of prostate cancer
May help prevent gingivitis
May aid in supporting Immunity
Thought of to improve nutritional status of vegetarians
Maitake extract has been shown to increase the production of fatty acids, which can increase energy and help keep arteries clean
Maitake may be a good addition to any diabetes regime
May Support Chronic Kidney Disease
Improve Integrity of the Digestive Tract
Boosts energy levels
Could Help Balance Blood Sugar
Boosts Exercise & Athletic Performance
Balance Immune function
A powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory
It's possible ability to enhance memory, stimulate cognitive function, get rid of that mummy brain fog ( yep really i can talk from my own experience)
Possible to encourage regrowth and recovery of nerve function
It is thought to protect against cancer (do your own research on that one 😉)
Could support a healthy heart and improve circulation
Thought to improve digestive health
Could help improve mental health including insomnia, anxiety, depression by regenerating brain cells
Rich in antioxidants, it reduces the lactic acid build up in the blood, increase blood oxygen levels and reduce muscle fatigue.
Some researchers suggest that white fungus extract fights inflammation, so it is believed that these fungus might have anti-inflammatory effect on the body.
May reduce oxidative stress by fighting free radicals so it’s believed that these mushrooms might have antioxidant effect on human body.
May improve memory and be used as a brain booster. At the same time these compounds may also protect human body against heart disease and might prevent LDL (also known as bad) cholesterol oxidation
Because of the bioactive compounds in white fungus it is believed that they boost your immune system.
So as you can see there is a heck of alot of goodness from the mushroom blended with the cacao. There isn't a huge amount of these mushrooms in the blend however, we do offer tinctures of the individual mushrooms of Lions Mane, Chaga, Cordyceps, Shiitake, Maitake and Reishi