Medicinal mushrooms - lion's mane, reishi mushrooms

Nammex – Our Partner in Organic Mushrooms

Pure Essence has always held a commitment to using the highest quality ingredients. That is why our partnership with Nammex is extremely valuable to us. Nammex is an American owned company that has been actively involved in mushroom cultivation in China for decades. This partnership provides access to 100% Certified Organic, non-GMO mushroom fruiting bodies in every formula and every bottle.

July 26, 2021
Lemon Oatmeal Lion’s Mane Muffins Recipe

Lemon Oatmeal Lion’s Mane Muffins Recipe

The lemon complements any recipe with its subtle and graceful yet mouthwatering zesty flavor. Naturally, it seemed like the perfect flavor to build a summery muffin recipe around. This recipe can be easily modified to fit gluten-free and dairy-free needs. And with minimal natural sugar content, it’s the perfect no-guilt-attached muffin to have with breakfast, lunch, dinner, or as a snack!

July 12, 2021
A Tale of Two Cordyceps

A Tale of Two Cordyceps

One of the most fascinating mushrooms that is commonly used in health supplements, is actually an extremely rare mushroom. Cordyceps sinensis is native to the high altitudes of Asia where it must meet very particular conditions to be grown. In fact, it is so rare that pure wild cordyceps sinensis costs near $15,000 per kilogram.
June 28, 2021
The Healthiest Mushrooms Available at your Local Grocer

The Healthiest Mushrooms Available at your Local Grocer

Most grocery stores carry at least two or three different mushrooms, usually White Button, Baby Bellas, and/or Portobello mushrooms. If you’re lucky, they’ll also have Shiitake mushrooms. But if you want a larger selection, you’ll need to visit a specialized grocer or farmer’s market, where you’re more likely to find “wild” mushrooms as well.
June 14, 2021
Chocolate Chia Reishi Pudding

Chocolate Chia Reishi Pudding

Chocolate Chia Reishi Pudding is a simple yet delicious treat. It might be just the easiest, healthy dessert recipe you can make and without any baking! Because the chia seeds expand in your stomach, it will help you feel fuller longer. So not only is it tasty, but it’s a treat you can feel good about eating even when you are dieting. It’s rich, decadent and chocolatey, and you don’t need to feel guilty about enjoying it!

June 07, 2021
CHAGA spelled out in chaga mushroom

The Chaga Story: A Fungus with Amazing Benefits

There are several mushrooms that offer numerous health benefits, but today we want to talk about a mushroom that doesn’t look like your typical mushroom. In fact, it’s technically not a mushroom. Native to the cool, wintery climates of Siberia, Canada, and Northern Europe. “Friend” to birch trees. And known for its coal-like exterior, let us present – the chaga mushroom.

May 24, 2021
Beta-Glucans: What They Are & Why You Should Include Them in Your Diet

Beta-Glucans: What They Are & Why You Should Include Them in Your Diet

Beta-glucan is typically a soluble fiber found in the cell walls of bacteria, yeasts, algae, grains and mushrooms (like Reishi, Cordyceps, Maitake, Shiitake, Lion’s Mane and Chaga). The beta-glucans in mushrooms are attracting a great deal of attention due to their many health benefits.
May 11, 2021
Real Mushrooms vs. Mycelia

Real Mushrooms vs. Mycelia

There are two types of mushroom supplements. One is produced from 100% pure mushrooms, and the other is cultivated from grains. The makers of both types will tell you they contain all the beneficial mushroom components you need. One of them is not telling you the whole truth.
September 15, 2020
5 Benefits of Reishi Mushroom

5 Benefits of Reishi Mushroom

Reishi mushrooms are among the most beneficial fungi in the world when it comes to your health. How could something that grows on rotting tree trunks and logs be so wonderful?
May 25, 2020
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