THE BENEFITS OF DAILY MYCO-PRANA
Prana is life and the force that moves it. Prana is breath, breath of knowledge, breath of fresh air and that moment when your breath was taken. Mycology is the study of fungus and its attributes. It is our belief that when taking Myco-Prana you are giving your body a daily study of the life giving flow these 7 mushrooms can bring.
We offer a perfect additive to your teacup! Just one tsp, or 2 droppers, a day, I like to split it up between a couple cups. Perfect to fit into your practice in any way. Also we just use it orally by the dropper every 12 hours, leaving it under the tongue for 30 seconds.
Using mushroom extracts on a regular basis increases the benefits over time. These amazing constituents bio-accumulate in our system making them available whenever our different systems might need them.
Most of these mushrooms have been tested and tried to scientifically prove their benefits, some of them are already used as constituents to medicines already out there! We, as herbalists, have been excited to see the rise in the awakening to the daily use of mushrooms.
Is unique among medicinal mushrooms. In addition to its potent immune stimulating properties Chaga is also a powerful antioxidant. A test that assigns supplements an “ORAC” score, allowing the comparison of anti-oxidant properties between different types of supplements. Chaga is Nature’s most powerful antioxidant with over 125 phytonutrients.
Called the mushroom of immortality in ancient China, Reishi is the most revered herb in all of Classical Chinese and Japanese medicine. Used daily as a tonic, modern research has focused on the use of Reishi for immune support and supporting liver health. Reishi mushroom is used by mountain climbers to combat altitude sickness and are contained in many of the herbal formulas used by athletes.
Research done in Japan in 1980′s and 1990′s appears to support these benefits. Studies demonstrate possible use in recovery from cancer as well as in prevention of the imbalance, while also showing promise for agaricus mushroom’s ability to lower blood glucose, lower serum cholesterol, and lower blood pressure, as well as that of strong immune enhancement. In Brazil, agaricus mushroom is called “Mushroom of God”.
provide immuno-modulating beta glucans that support immune health. Cordyceps also contain adenosine, cordycepic acid, cordycep in and other related compounds. It is the adenosine and these other related compounds that help with adrenal fatigue and adrenal depletion, and by doing so, can increase energy levels and stamina and endurance.
The polysaccharide from this mushroom have cyto-static effects on gastric, oesophageal, hepatic and skin cancers (Mizuno, 1999;.42 Mizuno et al., 1992). Mycelium produced from several Hericium spp. and then extracted with hot water formed the basis of a sports drink named Houtou that was used in the 11 th Asia Sports Festival (1990) and is believed to have contributed to the remarkable activities of Chinese players!!
Uses of Agarikon extract have included lung conditions (coughing, asthma) and rheumatoid arthritis, but also infected wounds and open bleeding. Known as the 'Teacher Mushroom' because of its use in teaching our white blood cells how to fight many forms of the flu virus. Forms like H1N1, H3N2 and H5N1. Also effective to prevent influenza.
Studies and evaluations in Japan on PSK showed benefit by a variety of immune actions in human, animal and in vitro research. They had shown PSK activating macrophage and T-killer-cell activity, stimulating lymphocyte counts and balancing helper/suppresor ratios. PSK was found to be useful for patients after their operations for colorectal cancer. Also highly benefitial to treat Herpes virus in many forms.