Chinese sage in contemplation of Reishi mushroom, Ling Zhi. Painting by Chen Hung-shou (1559-1652).
(From Wasson, 1968)
Chinese medicine has used medicinal fungi as remarkable tonic herbs for many thousands of years. The mushrooms which are part of the Chinese apothecary have historically been used for everything from immune support, vitality enhancers, anti-aging, treatment for cancers, sexual vitality and health, as well as many other conditions.
Here at Vital Traditions, we seek to bring medicinal mushrooms into the fold as partners in the maintanence of our health. Working synergistically with Acupuncture and Zero Balancing, medicinal fungi help to rebalance and deeply nourish our body, mind, and spirit.
Stay tuned as we update this page with more information regarding the cultivation of some of our favorite medicinal mushrooms. We will also have product list of our most popular mushroom products.