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Calm the Mind with Fungi

Calm the Mind with Fungi - Double Wood Supplements

Laura Walko |

Recently the powerful effects of medicinal mushrooms have gained worthy attention. Mushrooms such as Reishi, Lion’s Mane, and Cordyceps have shown promise for assisting with a variety of issues ranging from anxiety to inflammation. Let’s take a deeper dive and find out what makes these mushrooms so special, and how you can determine which one is right for you. 
One of the advantages Reishi mushrooms are most known for is their brain benefits. For this reason, it is typical to see Reishi mushrooms as part of nootropic stack. Reishi mushrooms have a ton of neuroprotective qualities and have been found to assist with anxiety, focus, memory and overall brain performance. These benefits can go hand in hand with their next strongest benefit, which is fatigue tolerance. Reishi mushrooms have been found to assist with athletic performance, strength, endurance, and overall vitality. They have even been found to support oxygen levels which help with transporting oxygen to your muscles. Making output as well as recovery more beneficial so you can experience greater gains from your workout. Lastly, Reishi mushrooms are known for their help with immune system support. Reishi mushrooms are full of antioxidant properties which helps prevent or delay cell damage and breakdown. Improved cellular performance has a number of benefits which includes more energy, better physical performance and disease prevention. All advantages that can enhance and support our bodies response to anxiety and stress. 
Lion’s Mane is another fantastic fungi with enormous benefits. Cleverly named for its appearance, Lion’s Mane’s primary claim to fame is its ability to promote NGF (nerve growth factor) levels in the brain. By stimulating these NGF Lion’s Mane supports the proliferation and survival of new neurons, making it a powerful brain enhancer. This impressive brain catalyst has been shown to aid in brain cell regeneration which leads to improved cognition and memory. Which can help with anxiety levels. It has even been nicknamed the “smart mushroom.” Another important benefit for this magical mushroom is its immune system support. This stems from its potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds that help reduce illness and lessen the impact of oxidative stress on the body. 
Cordyceps are another popular adaptogenic you may have heard of. Cordyceps increase adaptability and resistance to fatigue stress in the body, making them an excellent choice for improving anxiety and regulating the nervous system. Cordyceps have been found to many other areas of cognitive function including learning capacity and memory. This can assist with issues such as brain fog and mental clarity. Cordyceps have also been shown to support healthy aging and immune system response, through gene expression. This age reducing effect is thought to extend to brain health and so can reduce the risk of age-related cognitive decline. 
With so many benefits, it may be difficult to decide which mushroom should take precedent, especially for beginners. Fortunately, our Mushroom Max blend contains 10 different mushroom varieties, including those mentioned above. Each capsule contains a mix of Lion’s Mane, Turkey Tail, Reishi, Cordyceps, Chaga, Shitake, Maitake, King’s Trumpet, Antrodia Camphorate, and Agaricus Blazei. Together this combination can support multiple areas such as cognition, immunity, fatigue tolerance, antioxidant benefits and more. Try it today!