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Naturopath knows the benefits of medicinal mushrooms

Naturopath knows the benefits of medicinal mushrooms

When it comes to supplements, it’s easy to get confused based on the sheer number of products on the market. To help you avoid getting bogged down in the online debate between acai berries and chia seeds, we’ve spoken to Naturopath Rae Powys to get the skinny on how mushrooms can improve your overall health and wellness. Here’s a look at how Rae uses medicinal mushrooms for her patients’ (and her own!) health outcomes.  What sorts of conditions do you prescribe medicinal mushrooms for? RP: I prescribe medicinal mushrooms widely for immune support. They have a proven role in both...

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Make the most of medicinal mushrooms

Make the most of medicinal mushrooms

Now that you’ve got some of our Touchwood medicinal mushrooms in your hot little hands — what’s the next step? If you’re wondering how to consume your mushroom powder, save this post for the next time you’re feeling inspired. Consistency is key You’ve done lots of research to ensure you got the very best there is when it comes to medicinal mushrooms. Maybe you’ve chosen Lion's Mane for concentration, Chaga for an antioxidant hit, or Six-Blend for an all over boost — but we get it: medicinal mushrooms can be confusing. So here are some easy and delicious ways to...

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Surprising ways we’ll use mushrooms down the track

Surprising ways we’ll use mushrooms down the track

It seems like mushrooms are popping up everywhere these days *snicker*. From vegan leather to building materials, biofuel to burial suits, some of the uses of mushrooms seem like they’re straight out of a sci-fi movie. Let’s have a look at some of the most surprising ones   Mushroom materials If you’ve ever spent time reading about the fashion industry, you’ll learn pretty quickly that it has some ugly side effects. The carbon footprint is massive and the United Nations estimate that, when it comes to pollution, the fashion industry is second only to the oil industry. One of the...

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Touchwood Mushrooms: check out our facility

Touchwood Mushrooms: check out our facility

After establishing Western Australia's biggest mushroom farm and running it from 1976-1997, we were keen for a sea change. We left Perth and landed in Denmark, WA in 1997. Soon, we began construction on our purpose built mushroom growing facility. Twenty-three years later, we’re still here, growing and producing some of the best medicinal mushrooms Australia has to offer. Here’s a look at what makes our facility unique. Starting with sterilisation   As you’ll know if you’ve read our other blogs, this monster is one of the pieces of equipment that we use to keep our products free of contaminants....

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