Frequently Asked Questions

What are functional mushrooms?

Functional mushrooms, also known as therapeutic mushrooms, are non-psychoactive mushrooms. Traditional medicine practitioners are using these mushrooms for centuries. They contain bioactive compounds that offer a range of health benefits. It includes boosting immune function, reducing inflammation, supporting cognitive function, and improving energy levels.

Are functional mushrooms psychoactive?

No, functional mushrooms are not psychoactive. They do not contain psilocybin, the psychoactive compound found in psychedelic mushrooms. Hence, you can consume functional mushrooms safely as dietary supplements without experiencing mind-altering effects.

What types of functional mushrooms does Natural Mystic Distro offer?

Natural Mystic Distro products feature a range of functional mushrooms in their tinctures. These include Lion’s Mane, Cordyceps, Reishi, Chaga, and Turkey Tail. Each tincture has been formulated with a blend of functional mushrooms and adaptogenic herbs to support optimal health and wellness. These include ginger, chamomile, and cacao.

Who can consume Natural Mystic Distro products?

Anyone who pursues wellness can use these products. Mushroom tinctures and herbs in these products target specific health goals, such as boosting impunity, reducing inflammation, or inducing sleep. Learn more about our products here.

Are Natural Mystic Distro products legal?

Yes, Natural Mystic Distro products are legal. The functional mushroom ingredients are not scheduled as drugs or otherwise and are regulated as “food” under the Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act by the US FDA.

Are Natural Mystic Distro products safe to consume?

Yes, Natural Mystic Distro products are safe to consume. The functional mushroom ingredients are considered “food” and are regulated by the US FDA under the Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act. The products are labeled and comply with nutrition and food label regulations.

What is Lion's Mane?

This mushroom has long and flowing, white or cream-colored spines that cascade out from a central point. It has a shaggy appearance similar to a lion’s mane. Recent research shows that Lion’s Mane can stimulate the growth and regeneration of nerves in the brain. It is due to its unique bioactive compounds, including hericenones and erinacines. These compounds stimulate the production of nerve growth factor (NGF), a protein that plays a crucial role in the development and function of nerve cells. As a result, Lion’s Mane is being studied for its potential to help treat neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s. Lion’s Mane’s benefits can be enhanced with One Mind by Natural Mystic Distro – a supplement that contains L-Theanine, Ginkgo Biloba, and Caffeine.

Tell me something about Cordyceps

Cordyceps may help increase oxygen uptake and utilization and has been researched for its potential to support endurance and reduce fatigue. It is a powerful adaptogen and helps the body to adapt to stress and improve overall well-being. Studies have shown that Cordyceps can improve lung function and endurance, making it popular among athletes and people with respiratory conditions. It has also been shown to boost the immune system, improve kidney function, and reduce inflammation. Our One Flow combines the health benefits of Cordyceps with other natural ingredients to create a powerful and delicious supplement.

What are the health benefits of Reishi?

Reishi is a mushroom known for its potential benefits for relaxation, stress reduction, and immune system support. Also known as Ganoderma lucidum, it contains compounds such as triterpenes and polysaccharides. These have been shown to have anti-inflammatory and immune-boosting properties. At Natural Mystic Distro, we encourage natural remedies like Reishi and functional mushroom tinctures to promote a better quality of life and counter the growing challenge of sleeplessness. Our One Rest product combines Reishi with other ingredients to promote relaxation and better sleep.

What is Chaga?

Chaga mushroom is known for immune system support and antioxidant protection. It may also reduce inflammation and support healthy skin. Scientists have been studying its potential to strengthen the body’s natural defenses against infections. Chaga mushrooms are also rich in nutrients such as zinc, magnesium, and potassium. Moreover, Chaga mushrooms can also enhance gut health. They contain compounds that improve digestion and relieve inflammation in the digestive system. One Harmony by Natural Mystic Distro combines Chaga mushroom extract, ginger, chamomile, biotin, and mango to encourage Chaga consumption.

What is Turkey Tail and what are its benefits?

The scientific name for Turkey Tail is Trametes versicolor, which translates to “multicolored trametes.” The mushrooms can vary in color from shades of brown, tan, and cream to vibrant hues of blue, green, orange, and purple. It contains compounds such as Polysaccharopeptide (PSP) and Polysaccharide-K (PSK), which have been shown to have anti-cancer properties. Studies have also found that Turkey Tail can improve the immune system by increasing the production of natural killer cells, which help to fight off infections and diseases. Turkey Tail has also been shown to improve the bacteria in the digestive tract and stomach. It can lead to improved digestion and overall gut health. Turkey Tail is also rich in antioxidants, which help to protect the body from free radical damage and inflammation. Natural Mystic Distro’s One Body is a product that combines Turkey Tail with other immune-boosting ingredients such as Astragalus and Echinacea.

What is GABA and what does it do?

GABA, short for gamma-aminobutyric acid, is a naturally occurring neurotransmitter in the brain that helps regulate anxiety and stress levels, and promote relaxation and sleep. It works by inhibiting certain neurotransmitters in the brain that can cause overexcitement or feelings of stress and anxiety. Supplementing with GABA has been shown to have calming effects on the body and mind, helping to improve mood, reduce nervousness or stress, and promote better sleep.

Are there any side effects associated with using functional mushrooms?

Functional mushrooms are generally safe for most people when consumed as food or supplements. However, some people may experience mild digestive upset or allergic reactions. Consult with a healthcare professional if you have concerns or experience adverse effects.

What else does Natural Mystic Distro offer?

Natural Mystic Distro also offers Wellness Retreats. They include yoga, meditation, and nature walks. Participants also receive education on functional mushrooms and other natural health solutions.