If you have never heard of reishi, it’s a mushroom extract that’s believed to have life extending properties. It’s able to boost your immune system and detoxify the body.
Reishi Hot Chocolate Benefits
It can strengthen your immune system: Many studies have found that regular consumption of reishi mushrooms can reduce inflammation by increasing the activity of a type of white blood cell called natural killer cells.
In fact, one grounded reishi mushroom gives our bodies a significant number of important nutrients including fiber, amino acids, protein, vitamin B2 (riboflavin), ascorbic acid, steroids, triterpenes, lipids and alkaloids. (find organic reishi here)
It can boost mood and relieve depression: Some studies have found that reishi mushrooms can improve depression, anxiety, and irritability. In one study, 132 individuals after consumption of reishi mushrooms, witnessed their aches, pains, and dizziness eased up.
It can extend life: Reishi mushrooms are loaded with an important antioxidant, ganoderic acid, which effectively neutralizes free radicals.
Medicinal Hot Chocolate Recipe
The combination of these ingredients makes this drink extra silky and amazing.
1 tablespoon cacao powder (find it here)
2 tsp coconut oil
1 tsp of Maca powder (find it here)
dash of cinnamon
pinch of Himalayan sea salt
stevia (to taste)
- Place all ingredients in a pot over medium heat and whisk until everything is well blended.
- Keep on medium heat and bring to a light simmer.
- Pour into a cup.