types of mushroom tea

Types of Mushroom Tea: An Overview of Tea Benefits!

Mushroom teas are becoming increasingly popular with more and more people who were once unfamiliar with their benefits. Whether you are looking for a unique flavor or are more interested in the health perks that mushroom teas can offer, there is something for everyone to enjoy! 

Let’s do a walkthrough and create a concise breakdown resource guide for our mushroom teas and their unique benefits. Here are some of our favorite mushroom teas:

Chaga Mushroom Tea

Taste profile: the Chaga mushroom can taste earthy and slightly on the bitter side.

Chaga is an adaptogenic mushroom that is chalked full of vitamin D, fiber, iron, and calcium-- along with many other vitamins, minerals, and nutrients.

Chaga has been shown to have an impressive list of benefits, including: 

  • Antioxidant boosting properties
  • Natural energy-boosting properties[1]
  • Digestive benefits
  • Anti-inflammatory & antibacterial properties
  • Some studies may even suggest that Chaga mushrooms can help combat cancer [2 3]  

Try our Chaga mushroom tea if you’re looking for:

  • Immunity support [4]
  • GI support
  • Relief from aches and pains[5]
  • Revitalization

Reishi Mushroom Tea

Taste profile: the Reishi mushroom can taste earthy, woody, with just a hint of bitterness.

Another adaptogenic tea option comes from the Reishi mushroom, nicknamed the “Mushroom of Immortality”[6]. Reishi mushrooms contain high concentrations of vitamins, nutrients, and antioxidants; for that reason, the Reishi mushroom has been revered for more than two thousand years in Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Reishi offers numerous benefits including: 

  • Stress reduction
  • Sleep support
  • Improved circulation[7]
  • Some studies may suggest that reishi can alleviate symptoms of anxiety and depression[8 9]

Try our Reishi mushroom tea if you are looking for:

  • Relaxation
  • Immune support 
  • Vitality
  • Relief from anxiety and depression[9]
  • Improved sleep quality[10

Lion's Mane Tea

Taste profile: the Lion’s Mane mushroom has a mild and slightly sweet flavor[11]

Like the Reishi mushroom, the Lion’s Mane mushroom has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for millennia. It has been widely believed to nurture numerous organs including the liver and heart. Today, it is believed to have even more benefits than previously thought.

Some of the Lion’s Mane mushroom benefits include: 

  • Boost cognitive function[12]
  • Support immunity
  • Enhance mental clarity and focus
  • Stimulate physical and mental relaxation
  • Reduce inflammation

Try our Lion’s Mane mushroom tea if you are looking for:

  • An energy-boosting tea to replace your morning cup of coffee
  • Amplified concentration and focus
  • Support for your immune system and overall health[13]
  • Deep relaxation
  • A unique delicious treat

Maitake Mushroom Tea

Taste profile: the Maitake mushroom has an earthy, woody, and slightly spicy flavor profile.

This antioxidant-packed mushroom was so highly valued that it was once used as currency in feudal Japan[14]. Today, maitake mushrooms may not hold the same monetary value, but their high concentration of antioxidants has been linked to developing a strong immune system, among other benefits.

Maitake mushrooms have a plethora of benefits including: 

  • Immunity support[15]
  • Great source of nutrients
  • Combatting fatigue
  • Increase in energy levels
  • Digestive aid
  • Anti-inflammatory properties

Try our Maitake mushroom tea if you are looking for:

  • Digestive support
  • Immune system support
  • Cardiovascular support[16]
  • Natural energy without the crash
  • Soothing aches and pains

Visit our research page to learn more about various mushroom teas! 

From cultivation to your glass, these amazing mushrooms have so much to offer, and we’re thankful to have the opportunity to share them with you.

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