Reishi Mushroom: The Queen of Mushrooms
Reishi Mushroom, also known as “the queen of mushrooms,” is a calming, ancient elixir with a reputation for balancing the mind and body. Four Sigmatic’s Reishi Mushroom Drink, with its unique blend of organic ingredients, is perfect for winding down after a long day and getting a better night’s sleep.
How to Use and What’s Inside
Each box contains 20 packets of this vegan, paleo, sugar-free, and gluten-free drink mix. It is recommended to add one packet to 8 fluid ounces of hot water or blend it into your favorite smoothie, and consume it two hours before going to bed to ensure a better sleep. You can also take one packet during a stressful day. Each packet contains 1000 mg of dual-extracted, log-grown Reishi mushrooms with at least 30% polysaccharides and 15%+ beta-glucans. Other ingredients include naturally sweet licorice root, antibacterial and antifungal star anise, soothing field mint, and calorie-free stevia leaf extract.
- Naturally regulates the hormonal system and lowers cortisol levels to wind you down.
- Increases the amount and enhances the quality of deep, slow-wave sleep for better rest and recovery.
Ingredients and Benefits
The main ingredient in Reishi Mushroom Drink is pure log-grown Reishi mushroom, dual-extracted to ensure that all active components are bioavailable. It contains 1000 mg of the most potent red Reishi extract with at least 30% polysaccharides (15%+ beta-glucans) and 2% triterpenes, with no starch, sugars, or fillers. Other ingredients include:
- Licorice root, harmonizing and naturally sweet, enhances and smooths out the effects of other herbs and mushrooms.
- Star anise, a well-known spice and healing herb, has strong antibacterial and antifungal properties.
- Field mint, a delicious and soothing herb, adds a nice touch to the taste.
- Stevia leaf extract, a pinch of calorie-free sweetness to round out the bitterness of the Reishi.
Potential Side Effects
While Reishi Mushroom Drink is generally considered safe, some people may experience mild side effects such as upset stomach, diarrhea, or allergic reactions. If you experience any of these side effects, stop using Reishi Mushroom Drink and consult your doctor.
What goes well with reishi?
Reishi mushroom has a slightly bitter taste, so it pairs well with ingredients that have natural sweetness or earthy flavors. Some examples of ingredients that go well with reishi include honey, stevia, coconut milk, cacao, and ginger.
What can I add Reishi powder to?
Reishi powder can be added to a variety of drinks and foods, such as hot water, coffee, tea, smoothies, soups, and stews. It can also be added to baked goods like muffins and energy balls.
Is it OK to mix mushroom supplements?
It is generally safe to mix mushroom supplements, but it is recommended to consult a healthcare provider or a qualified herbalist before taking any new supplements, especially if you have any underlying health conditions or are taking medications.
What can you not take with reishi?
Reishi mushroom can interact with some medications, such as blood-thinning drugs, immunosuppressants, and medications for high blood pressure. It is important to talk to a healthcare provider before taking reishi mushroom if you are taking any medications or have any underlying health conditions.