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Immune Fighting Mushrooms
When it comes to boosting the immune system to fight off illness, mushrooms of various kids, have long been a go-to "herb." From Chinese yak herders who noticed their charges' vitality after grazing on mushrooms to Russian peasants who drank mushroom teas, and never got cancer, mushrooms are among of best healers in the world.
Reishi mushrooms can increase the production of interleukin, the naturally occurring proteins that regulate cell growth, differentiation, and motility. They are particularly important in stimulating immune responses.
Studies show that Reishi can have a number of other positive effects on the body including:
Cordyceps, general term for about 400 species of medicinal fungi, are great energy boosters, and have a highly beneficial effect on the immune system. Coming from the Himalaya region, they were used by Chinese emperors to attain longevity and heal from diseases. Its components are:
- pain reduction
- lower blood pressure
- inhibit tumor cholesterol
- liver protecting and detoxifying,
- protection against ionizing radiation
- anti-HIV activity.
- Essential amino and fatty acids.
- Vitamins such as vitamin B1, B2, B12, E and K.
- Minerals including Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium, Iron, Potassium and many others.
- Sterols and Proteins
- combat high cholesterol
- boost the immune system
- combat respiratory diseases
- lower blood pressure
- tonify kidney and liver
- promote anti-aging
We now carry organic wines
and gluten-free beers
in the shop. Now you can all the things that make you feel good right in one place. We'll have a wine tasting during the Share the Spirit
opening night, Friday, Dec. 7.
will participate in the Share the Spirit weekend event Friday and Saturday, Dec. 7 & 8
, with dozens of other retailers. Each retailer will offer specials, discounts or a percentage of their earnings with a selected local non-profit. We are partnered with Sun Valley Wellness
for this WREP initiated event. NourishMe will host a wine tasting
with Chase from S & C Importers, during the event Friday, Dec. 7, from 4-7 p.m.
Have you tried NourishMe's new fermented foods and treats?
Beneficial bacteria in fermented foods
help boost your overall nutrition, support digestion, and increase B vitamins, omega-3 fatty acids, digestive enzymes, lactase, and lactic acid.
Idaho's Bounty is in the store every Wednesday afternoon for member order pick-ups. NourishMe receives its own order of fresh, local farm eggs and dairy, greens and other goodies.
Waterwheel Gardens sets up its in-store Farmer's Market on Tuesdays (or Thursdays), weather permitting. Coming all the way from Emmett, Idaho, Curtis always arrives from his farm bearing fresh fruit and vegetables, canned produce and other yummy goods.
NourishMe has lots of gift ideas for everyone on your holiday list.
Health is the perfect way to show someone you care.
"Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food" Hippocrates