Reishi Mushrooms for Dogs & Cats

Reishi mushrooms (Ganoderma lucidum) grow in various hot and humid locations in Asia and are rightly a staple in Eastern medicine. Reishi is also known as “the mushroom of immortality” for its effective ability to promote longevity and wellness. Reishi mushroom can be eaten fresh or in powdered forms, but is also commonly served in teas or in liquid tinctures. As one of the most well researched mushrooms on the planet, Reishi has been used in traditional Chinese medicine and by holistic practitioners for centuries.

When found in the wild, they are typically growing on oak or maple trees. Used by many for its health benefits for longevity, Reishi’s  bold nickname of “mushroom of immortality” is fitting. Reishi mushrooms are edible, but have a bitter taste so it is often used in teas, capsules or supplement powders. Due to its immunomodulating benefits of both the mycelium and the fruiting body of this mushroom can be consumed on a regular basis.

Reishi mushrooms for dogs and cats are adaptogenic, which can sound a bit vague, but has enormous potential for health benefits. Adaptogens are typically herbs or mushrooms that help the body reach homeostasis or balance. Another way to understand adaptogens, is that it allows the body to handle or adapt to various types of stress.

The benefits of Reishi mushrooms for dogs and cats are wide-ranging, but primarily have shown to support immune function. Beta-glucans are found in most mushrooms and activate the immune response in the body that provide a natural immunity to common colds and allergies. In addition to beta glucans, polysaccharides, and antioxidants; the mycelium from Reishi can activate an immune response. The powder form of Reishi mushroom for dogs and cats can be found in our capsules and is easily mixed into a light snack or your pet’s favorite meal.

Health Benefits of Reishi Mushrooms for Dogs and Cats:

  • Supports cardiovascular health
  • Helps with seasonal or dietary allergies
  • Boosts exercise performance and endurance
  • Helps modulate mood and fatigue
  • Immune enhancing effects
  • Promotes normal detoxification processes
  • Contains antioxidants that are important for normal liver function
  • Supports oxygen utilization

Suggested Products

A bottle of 5mg Earth Buddy Mushroom and Hemp Capsules, a mushroom supplement for dogs and cats.

Focus + Immune | Mushroom & Hemp capsules for Small Breed Dogs & Cats-5mg

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A bottle of 10mg mushroom supplements for dogs. Earth Buddy Mushroom and Hemp Capsules.

Focus + Immune-Mushroom & Hemp capsules for large breeds-10mg

$80.00 or subscribe and save 15%