A blend of 6 organic mushrooms, for supporting immunity and antioxidants. They’re not magic, but they are medicinal. Which is even better.
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What? A combination of 6 mushroom species, carefully selected for their immune-supporting properties. The prize in the mix is Cordyceps sinensis.
Why? Medicinal mushrooms are nothing new. They’ve been used for centuries in Eastern medicine to support the immune system. Science is finally beginning to work out why. Well done, guys.
HOW WILL MEDICINAL MUSHROOMS HELP YOU?
Medicinal mushroom supplements have been shown to support immune function and provide antioxidants.
WHAT ARE THE MUSHROOMS IN THE MIX?
Agaricus blazei (Himematsutake Mushrooms)
Cordyceps sinensis (Catepillar Mushroom)
Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi)
Grifola frondosa (Maitake)
Lentinula edodes (Shiitake)
Trametes versicolor (Turkey tail)
MAKING MOLEHILLS OF MOUNTAINS. Tibetan sherpas take Cordyceps when climbing Mount Everest. Really. This is because the mushroom helps the body increase energy production and utilise oxygen more efficiently. Imagine what it does for athletes and the elderly!
What? You can find this mushroom growing at high altitudes in the mountains of China, Tibet and Nepal – or you can simply find it in The Real Thing Medicinal Mushrooms. Whichever is easier.
What else? It was first recorded in 2800 BC in the Pen Tsao, an ancient Chinese directory of medicinal plants. It’s been used to boost energy, immunity and stamina and these days it’s a supplement of choice for many world-class athletes.
WHAT’S IN CORDYCEPS SINENSIS?
A range of antioxidants
HOW DOES CORDYCEPS HELP YOU?
MORE IMMUNITY. Immune function goes up and inflammation goes down. Cordyceps helps the body during times of fatigue and immune-compromised states.
Cordyceps is clearly the star of the show. But there is a strong backup act of five medicinal fungi
(Himematsutake mushroom) 16%
Contains polysaccharides with immunomodulating properties, such as beta-glucan; and is a source of antioxidants that help fight against the oxidative damage caused by free radicals.
Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi) 16%
It’s an antioxidant which is beneficial for maintenance of good health. Used for its immunomodulating effects and as an adaptogen in Traditional Chinese Medicine which helps during times of fatigue or stress.
Grifola frondosa (Maitake) 16%
A source of polysaccharides with immunomodulating properties.
Lentinula edodes (Shiitake) 16%
A source of antioxidants that help fight against the oxidative damage caused by free radicals.
Trametes versicolor (Turkey tail) 16%
This well studied mushroom helps support the body during infection, by providing polysaccharide Krestin (PSK) in addition to its antioxidant effects.
WHAT MAKES MEDICINAL MUSHROOMS THE REAL THING?
What we put in it. Powdered medicinal mushrooms imported from a renowned source.
What we don’t put in it. No gluten, binders, fillers, brown rice, maltodextrin, colorants, flavourants or preservatives.
How the mushrooms are grown and made. Our mushrooms are 100% organic and full-spectrum i.e. the complete fungal material consisting of all the biologically active components including the fruiting body, mycelium, primordia and extracellular compounds produced throughout the entire life cycle of the organism.
CAUTIONARY TALES (SIDE EFFECTS)
Gastrointestinal effects may be reduced by taking after meals.
HOW DO YOU TAKE IT?
Take 2 capsules orally daily. Best taken with a meal.
PRESENTATION OF MEDICINAL MUSHROOMS
Medicinal Mushroom capsules are packed in an amber round glass bottle with a black screw cap, sealed with a shrink sleeve. Alternatively, it may have black child resistant screw cap. The labelled glass bottle is packed in a labelled core, fitted with a white lid. Medicinal Mushroom comes in containers of 60 capsules.
IDENTIFICATION OF MEDICINAL MUSHROOMS
Medicinal Mushroom is a clear capsule containing a light brown to brown powder with fine dark specks.
STORAGE & DISPOSAL
Store in a cool, dry place, below 25°C, out of direct sunlight. Don't use after the expiry date on the container. It's a good idea to return any unused or expired capsules to your pharmacist for proper disposal.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
The Real Thing Medicinal Mushroom Capsules – SAHPRA Registry Number is 016870.
Health supplements are intended to complement health or supplement the diet.
This unregistered medicine has not been evaluated by the SAHPRA for its quality, safety or intended use.
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