Category: Blog

Ketamine therapy session
Medical

Ketamine Therapy: The History and the Future

Doctors and medical researchers have spent decades trying to find a solution to treatment-resistant depression, one of the most intractable and challenging problems in mental healthcare. But a series of breakthroughs over the past twenty-five years have suggested the answer

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Lion's mane mushrooms growing on a tree
101

Digging into the Benefits of Lion’s Mane Mushrooms

Visually stunning with a flavor profile reminiscent of lobster, lion’s mane mushrooms are already a favorite in the culinary world. At the same time, the health benefits of this functional fungi — long appreciated in Eastern medicine — are also

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Framed mushroom art
Culture

How Fungi-Inspired Art Helps us Understand Life

“I have come to the conclusion that much can be learned about music by devoting oneself to the mushroom,” wrote the avant-garde composer John Cage in 1954. Cage was not the last artist to take on mushrooms as teachers. Mushrooms

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Reishi mushrooms
101

Everything You Need to Know About Reishi Mushrooms

The history of reishi mushrooms dates back so far as to almost make the fungi seem legendary. Indeed, the “mushroom of immortality” has been revered for its health properties in Traditional Chinese Medicine for 2,000 years. Reishi mushroom’s benefits are as

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Mushrooms growing in the wild
Culture

Learn How Mushrooms Grow from Spore to Stem to Cap

Have you ever driven past a mushroom farm? Would you notice if you did? Probably not. That’s because unlike corn or wheat or pumpkins or apples, mushrooms aren’t grown in large, open fields visible to the average passerby. Mostly, they’re

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A floating pair of functional mushrooms
Culture

Identifying Quality Medicinal Mushrooms

Jeff Chilton calls mushrooms “the missing dietary link.” Chilton, a former mushroom farmer and the founder of Nammex, a medicinal mushroom extract producer based in British Columbia, says that the science behind the humble mushroom’s health benefits is solid —

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