If you want to avoid getting sick, this article will dive into a number of things you can do from herbs and diet, energetics, mindset and more. There's no particular order as to importance in this list. If you missed it, be sure to go back and read part one for the foundational underpinnings to … [Read more...] about How to NOT Get Sick: Part 2
This question is one of the most common we get. So I decided to write one long blog post that answers every version of it with the herbs we sell at Lost Empire Herbs. (Yes, this is meant to be a bit of a joke but one meant to prove the point!) Can I take Tongkat Ali with … [Read more...] about Can I take XXX with YYY herbs?
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
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
Nootropics: Brain Health Support Whether you are a student studying for an exam or an adult wanting to improve your memory, you are not alone in wanting to promote and protect your brain health. In today’s age, more and more people are seeking out ways to enhance brain function and prevent, and … [Read more...] about Nootropic Herbs For Brain Health
Herbal supplements for pets is a growing market. Did you know that 68% of US households own a pet? I, myself, have 3 cats; Ragnarok, Vahalla and Thor. Rupert Sheldrake wrote in Science and Spiritual Practices, “Even though most people now live in cities, keeping pets is a mainstream … [Read more...] about Herbal Supplements for Pets
With the release of our second variation of lion’s mane extract, many people are asking which one is better water or alcohol extracts, or what is the difference? In this article, we aim to lay out all the details. First off, let’s start with a little background. Water and alcohol are used … [Read more...] about Lion’s Mane – Which is Better? Water or Alcohol Extract?
Recently, I saw the movie Logan, the final Wolverine installment in the X-men universe. Warning there’s a tiny bit of spoilers ahead, but not much. You can save this message until after you’ve seen it, or really this won’t stop your enjoyment of this great movie. (And yes, I think it is a great … [Read more...] about The World’s Most Dangerous Brain
Before I got into medicinal mushrooms I had never heard of polysaccharides or beta-glucans, but these compounds are not unique to fungi, and instead are widely pervasive. There are very different functions among polysaccharides and even beta-glucans. The aim of this article is to clear up the … [Read more...] about Polysaccharides and Beta-Glucans in Mushrooms
Our latest podcast gives an overview of nootropics, the basics of solid thinking, book recommendations and more. If you're looking to improve cognitive function make sure to figure out in what way with this list. The differences between Drugs, Nutraceuticals and Herbs How to use Coffee or … [Read more...] about Ep25: Cognitive Function
Would you want this powerful cancer blend? The adaptogen Cordyceps and how it increases endurance and more Lion’s Mane, the #1 Nootropic mushroom that even boosts curiosity! How colors can reflect what a mushroom or herb does The common Tree Oyster even packs some amazing benefits Are … [Read more...] about Ep9: We Love Medicinal Mushrooms Part 2