With further research and studies, new health movements emerge and begin to dominate the market. In recent years, functional mushrooms have been taking the industry by storm, thanks to new evidence backing their natural ability to support key aspects of balanced wellness.

Though functional mushrooms have been a staple of Eastern medicine for centuries, many on this side of the world may not be familiar with their powerful properties. That is why we have compiled this brief guide to functional mushrooms to learn more about their benefits and how they can help you live a more balanced and productive life.

What Are the Benefits of Functional Mushrooms?

Functional mushrooms have been used for thousands of years in different cultures. Today, numerous published research articles have established the health benefits of these unique and powerful mushrooms, leading to an increased interest in their use.

Mushrooms offer a unique array of health benefits due to their nutrient dense and phytochemical profiles. They are excellent sources of antioxidants, minerals (including selenium, potassium, and zinc), vitamins (especially B vitamins), enzymes, and essential fatty acids. Some mushrooms also contain high levels of bioactive compounds, which can influence the body's regulatory mechanisms and support overall health. Depending on the type of mushroom, specific benefits can vary from increasing focus and concentration to boosting immune and digestive health.

Getting Started With Zahav

Just as mushrooms don’t bloom overnight, it may take some time to experience their full range of benefits. We recommend reading about our different products and their benefits following our suggested use and serving sizes. As a general rule of thumb, take a serving of our mushroom supplements once or twice a day, and you can expect to feel the benefits after at least two weeks of continuous use.

You may also choose to talk to a healthcare professional for more personalized instructions. Dieticians suggest taking a week off every four to six months to allow your body to recalibrate.


Our brand uses the only FDA and GRES certified organic mushrooms supplier in the world, ensuring ultra-efficient delivery with no fillers or unnatural substances. All products have full certificates of authentications (COA) as well as full paneling of every ingredient in every product. We use 100% pure mushroom (fruiting bodies) in all of our extracts. There are no added binders, fillers, starch, grain, and/or mycelium.

Our mushrooms are grown in California in a cGMP, NSF-certified, solar-powered facility. Third-party laboratories then test the finished extract powders to guarantee they are free of pesticides, heavy metals, and other components. All products are then manufactured and packaged in state-of-the-art facilities in Miami, Florida, under the strictest safety and quality protocols. By choosing Zahav supplements, you can rest assured that you are getting the purest, highest quality mushroom products available on the market today.