What types of product testing do you do on your products?
Our products are the most rigorously tested medicinal mushroom products available anywhere in the world. Here is what we test for in every product:
Active ingredients (RINP International)
Scientifically researched bioactive compounds (RINP International)...
What does it mean to be verified by the non-GMO Project?
The Non-GMO Project Product Verification Program is North America’s only third-party verification for non-GMO food and products. Third-party verification is the highest quality system when it comes to product labelling and certifications because it ensures products have been comprehensively evalu...
Why are your mushrooms dual extracted?
Our mushrooms are extracted using hot water and alcohol. Water extractions tend to be catered towards the polysaccharide and beta-glucan content while alcohol extracts tend to be catered towards the triterpenoid content, contributing little to no polysaccharides.
With a dual extraction, you get ...
Where are your products sourced and manufactured?
We source the highest-quality, purest, and most effective organic ingredients from the mountain regions of China. With a rich history of mushroom use and the birthplace of mushroom cultivation, China is the leading supplier of mushrooms worldwide and supplies over 85% of the world’s mushrooms.
What is your compostable packaging made of?
Our packaging is made in Ontario, Canada from renewable, non-GMO, & bio-based materials that can fully compost in 8-12 months.
We use a starch-based polymer layer made primarily of GMO-free corn. Our metalized barrier is created with a thin layer of aluminium to create a s...
What are the health benefits of mushroom beta-glucans?
β-glucans are the main polysaccharides found in mushrooms, with about half of the mushroom cell wall mass made up of β-glucans. Given that β-glucans are not synthesized by humans, they are not recognized by the human immune system. Therefore, upon consumption, they induce both innate and adaptive...
What are the health benefits of mushroom polyphenols?
Polyphenol compounds are a group of secondary metabolites that exhibit a wide range of therapeutic functions including anti-inflammatory, anti-allergenic, anti-atherogenic, antimicrobial, antithrombotic, cardioprotective and vasodilating benefits.
The chief mechanism of action of this group of c...
What are the health benefits of mushroom polysaccharides?
Polysaccharides are the most well-researched secondary metabolites of medicinal mushrooms, with data having been collected from hundreds of different species of the higher basidiomycetes genus. They are best known for their antitumor and immunomodulating capacity. Specifically, in a tumour-bearin...
What are the health benefits of mushroom terpenoids?
Terpenoids are another bioactive compound and now among the most potent of secondary metabolites found in medicinal mushrooms, best known for their anticancer, antitumor, antimicrobial, and neuroprotective benefits. Terpenoids demonstrate a spectrum of therapeutic properties with pharmaceutical p...
With over 750 identified species, cordyceps have been used for centuries in Traditional Chinese Medicine as a tonic, food, and medicine. In recent times, several cordyceps species have been shown to have medicinal value, with the most studied being C. militaris and C. Sinensis, whichhave the pote...
Lion's Mane mushrooms
Hericium erinaceus (H. erinaceus) is an edible mushroom with distinguished medicinal value and a long history of use in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Lion’s mane is considered a saprotroph, or weak parasite, and grows on dead wood and occasionally on the cracks of living hardwood across Asia, Eur...
Ganoderma lucidum (G. lucidum), also known as reishi in Japanese Medicine or lingzhi in Chinese Medicine, is a large, dark mushroom from Asian Traditional Medicine that has been praised for its powerful health benefits for over 2,000 years. Benefits included enhanced vital energy, improved memory...