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FAQs

FAQs

What are adaptogens?

Adaptogens support the body’s natural ability to deal with stress. They have the unique ability to “adapt” their function according to the specific needs of the body. Each adaptogen has a different effect on the body, so the choice of which one to take depends on the result you seek.

When we face a stressor, whether physical or mental, our bodies go through physiological changes called general adaptation syndrome (GAS) – a three stage response: alarm, resistance and exhaustion. This response system sets off a bunch of physical responses that affect immune function, our hormones, cognitive function, and our internal clock, eventually causing health issues; like pain, digestive concerns, insomnia, and more. If these stressors persist, chronic illness can occur.

For example, when you are stressed your adrenal gland releases cortisol, a natural response to a perceived threat or danger. Higher than normal levels of cortisol can be bad for our bodies. Ashwagandha, reishi and holy basil are three adaptogens that help to sooth stressed adrenals.

What does Ayurveda mean?

Ayurveda is a traditional Hindu system of medicine, which is based on the idea of balance in bodily systems via diet, herbal treatment, exercise, meditation and breathing.

The word Ayurveda is Sanskrit for knowledge of life and longevity.

Are your products lab tested?

Each batch of mushroom coffee we produce is put through third party microbial testing, issued by the manufacturing facility to enhance the homogeneity and stability of the final product for storage and shelf life.
You can be sure that what you are consuming is safe for both mind and body.

What is driving interest in functional mushrooms? Is there evidence of their efficacy?

All mushrooms contain a type of complex carbohydrate called beta-glucans, soluble fibers that stimulate the nervous, endocrine and immune systems. Mushrooms such as cordyceps, lion's mane, reishi, and turkey tail, all offer long-term physical, neurological and immunological benefits.

How do I store my products?

Store your products in a cool, dry place after each use to prevent moisture from getting into the product.

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