We get it, Mushrooms and CBD is not common knowledge. Below are some frequently asked questions we have heard, but please let us know if you have any other questions!
Frequently Asked Questions
MUSHROOM EXTRACT POWDER
ARE KINOKO MUSHROOMS "MAGIC?"
No they are not "magic," but their properties are pretty unbelievable.
Our mushrooms are designed to enhance overall health – psilocybin, the mushroom compound that causes hallucination is absent from all mushrooms that we use.
HOW SHOULD MUSHROOMS BE USED?
We recommend taking our mushroom extract powders 1-2x per day
o Simply add a scoop into any beverage or food; it can be used in shakes, coffee, cooking, salad dressing, salsa, etc. – endless options
o They can be taken with any medication; however, you should always consult your physician
Check out our Recipes page for all the ways you can simply add our powders into your routine.
HOW DO THE MUSHROOMS TASTE?
The products have a cacao-like aroma and are subtly earthy, but have little to no flavor overall.
WHAT MAKES KINOKO MUSHROOMS SO SPECIAL COMPARED TO COMPETITORS?
o Kinoko Mushrooms’ extracts are from fruit bodies, not mycelium (vegetated mushroom cells)
o Kinoko Mushrooms’ extracts are rich in ß-Glucans, a polysaccharide (functional unit) that boosts the immune system
o Kinoko Mushrooms makes a claim (ß-Glucan content) whereas many competitors do not make any claims at all
WHAT IS CBD?
Cannabidiol (ka-nə-bə-ˈdī-ˌȯl) is a compound found in hemp in large proportions that is non-psychoactive; it is currently being studied for many benefits including but not limited to pain alleviation, anti-anxiety, anti-depression, reducing inflammation, etc.
DOES CBD GET YOU HIGH?
No, CBD is not psychoactive.
CBD is an antagonistic to the marijuana high (prevents THC molecules from binding to receptors
DOES CBD COME FROM THE MARIJUANA OR HEMP?
CBD is present in both, but all our CBD comes from Hemp, because unlike marijuana hemp is low in THC, a psychoactive compound
CBD is typically found in seeds and stems of marijuana, but not as much in the flowering buds
HOW IS CBD MADE?
The hemp extract is produced through CO2 extraction, which is a superior method to alcohol extraction
WHAT ARE THE SIDE EFFECTS OF CBD?
CBD is different for everyone, but most people feel more relaxed, less anxiety and reduced inflammation. With CBD, you can relax but also be present without removing obstruction and noise so you can focus
CBD has been shown to reduce inflammation and pain by interacting with neurotransmitters
CBD is being studied as for its potential in reducing anxiety
CBD is being studied as a cancer treatment
HOW CAN YOU TELL IF CBD IS GOOD QUALITY?
Lab results, especially if they are third party tested. Refer to COAs and proof of testing, which we provide on our products pages. The more transparent, the better.
WHAT IS "FULL SPECTRUM"?
Full spectrum indicates that the product stays true to its roots – we do not select a single or several compounds from hemp, but provide the customer with all the cannabinoids that Hemp offers
Dr. Raphael Mechoulam of Israel demonstrated that CBD is many times more effective when it is among other cannabinoids and not just isolated