Mushrooms are often associated with mystery. They are indeed fascinating, being neither plant nor animal, yet having characteristics of both. In ancient times mushrooms were regarded as magical, as people could not figure out how they were produced. Could they also be magical when it comes to … [Read more...] about Medicinal Mushrooms for Immune Support
Stressed? Medicinal Mushrooms Can Help You may have heard of herbal adaptogens, which is a class of substances that work with the body to help it adapt and to promote balance (homeostasis).Adaptogens are well regarded for helping people to handle and manage stress and fatigue. … [Read more...] about Stress Management: How Medicinal Mushrooms Can Help
At first, when I started hiking for mushrooms, I was bummed out to learn that Reishi, Chaga or Cordyceps don't grow in my area. Some of the most famous mushrooms just aren't here where I live.But then I got to know more about the mushrooms that do grow in my area and discovered: Lots of … [Read more...] about Hiking for Mushrooms
How do you pronounce... Tongkat Ali, Shilajit, He Shou Wu, Ashwagandha, Eleuthero, Dong Quai, Cistanche, or our other herbs?Watch this video to learn how to properly pronounce these herbs, plus find a complete list below.Tongkat Ali (Eurycoma longifolia) Shilajit He Shou … [Read more...] about How to Pronounce Names of Herbs
I recently watched this amazing interview with Paul Stamets, one of the world's foremost mycologists, on the Joe Rogan Experience. (And in case you missed it Lost Empire Herbs was recently featured in an episode of Rogan's show where Ben Greenfield mentioned our Ant Extract. Check it out HERE. … [Read more...] about Amazing Paul Stamets Fungi Interview
Performance herbalism is all about using herbs to enhance performance.Performance is defined as “the action or process of carrying out or accomplishing an action, task, or function.” So, when we’re talking about performing better that means such thing as: • Athletic Performance • Sexual … [Read more...] about What is Performance Herbalism?
Your shipment from Lost Empire Herbs arrives. You quickly open up the box and rip open a bag to get your herbal fix right away. You first notice that the herb looks a bit different than you remember, but maybe you’re just imagining things, so you take a dose.Hmmm, the taste has changed … [Read more...] about Herb Changes in Color, Taste and Appearance
When it comes to weight loss, we all know the drill. You finally decide to take it seriously and set a strict diet for yourself. Maybe initially, you even see some results, but over time most people fall off the wagon and end up right back where they started… and are left with the feelings of … [Read more...] about How to Lose Weight Naturally: Does Dieting Work?
There usually comes a time when it may seem like diet and exercise alone have brought about a standstill to your weight loss results. After all, it is a fact; the leaner you get, the more difficult it is to lose that last bit of fat. This is when things could start going bad. How? Well, for … [Read more...] about Best Fat Burners For Those With Stimulant Intolerance
After several days of traveling by plane, bus, truck and boat we arrived deep in the Achuar territory in the Amazon jungle in the southern part of Ecuador.In Kapawi lodge where we were staying there was a number of flora and fauna guidebooks showing all the amazing biodiversity of the area (the … [Read more...] about Finding My First Reishi Mushroom