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4 Medicinal Mushrooms to Try for a Competitive Edge in Quarantine

BY Laura Charelle

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Being cooped up at home all day has its advantages, like the gift of fewer distractions to hunker down on building your business. Leave it to a boss babe to come out on top after quarantine! Keeping in mind our collective need to fortify our immune systems, I’ve got something special that’ll give you a secret edge over the next few weeks: medicinal mushrooms.

Medicinal mushrooms are all the rage right now, but did you know they’ve been used therapeutically in Eastern medicine for centuries?! Lucky for us, they’re easy to slip into coffee, tea, your green smoothie, and even baked goods. You do always want to look for the powdered form and not consume these whole or raw!

Whether you need more energy, focus, stamina, or a chill moment, there’s a mushroom for that.

Here are 4 medicinal mushrooms to consider adding to your routine:box of four stigmatic Reishi medicinal mushrooms1. Chill Out with Reishi

Reishi mushrooms are great for easing anxiety and helping you feel more relaxed. Studies have shown they can also boost your immunity, promote better sleep, and ease depression. Reishi has high compounds of triterpene, which assist in calming your nervous system. Reishi blends really well with coffee and chocolate flavors! SHOP HERE

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2. Laser Focus with Lion’s Mane

Forget reaching for another cup of coffee when you need to focus at work. Coffee can be too stimulating and impact your sleep with frequent use. Lion’s Mane is a mushroom that will calm your mind while helping you concentrate on whatever you’re working on. It’s packed with antioxidants and will boost your immune system. Lion’s Mane is a great addition to your mid-morning tea break. SHOP HERE

four stigmatics Cordyceps medicinal mushrooms3. Crush Your Workout with Cordyceps

Often used by endurance athletes and people who regularly workout, cordyceps helps build your body’s defense against stress while increasing your stamina. Cordyceps increases blood flow which you’ll notice with an energetic kick. It’s also been shown to improve muscle recovery, making it a great addition to your smoothie before or after a workout.

Not doing a HIIT workout? You can still use cordyceps to power through your launches and tight deadlines. SHOP HERE

host defense chaga mushroom tincture
4. Lower Inflammation with Chaga

Every woman needs to focus on lowering inflammation. Increased inflammation is the root to PMS symptoms, menstrual cramps, acne breakouts, and brain fog. Chaga is high in antioxidants which help fight free radicals and lower inflammation. Chaga is very stimulating. For best results, use it in your morning beverage or as an afternoon pick-me-up. SHOP HERE

Ready to get your medicinal mushroom fix? Four Sigmatic is a partner of BossBabe and founder, Tero Isokauppila was recently highlighted on the BossBabe Podcast. They’ve got delicious blends for coffee, matcha, and cacao lattes or anything else that strikes your fancy.

Psst – Love that French press featured at the top? Check it out here.

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