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All the information about First Person and functional mushrooms

What are functional mushrooms?

Functional mushrooms are (100% legal) mushrooms that provide a positive contribution to health, beyond just their basic nutritional value. Functional mushrooms are superfoods containing many vitamins and minerals. While each type of mushroom has its

What are neurotransmitters?

In simple terms, neurotransmitters are the body’s chemical messengers. They are used by the nervous system to help neurons, or nerve cells, communicate with one another. They also help neurons transmit signals to other target cells throughout the bod

What neurotransmitters do First Person supplements target?

Our formulations, with precision-targeted mushrooms, are the first to deliver potentially immediate and long-term cognitive enhancements by stimulating the production of specific neurotransmitters.Sunbeam targets dopamine, also known as a "the feel-g

What is an adaptogen?

Adaptogens are non-toxic plants and herbs that help the the body resist stressors of all kinds, whether physical, chemical or biological, to bring you back to a state of homeostasis. These plants and herbs have been used for centuries in Chinese and

How can I verify the science behind First Person?

There are studies available on all of our ingredients for their specific efficacy. Functional mushrooms have been used for hundreds of years due to their medicinal properties and superfood benefits however, the science and studies are relatively new.

How is First Person Made?

We use fruiting body extracts in our supplements and Crystallized Lion's Mane powder. The mushrooms are extracted according to each species' parameters. For our supplements, we then dehydrate the mushrooms into a final powder that is encapsulated usi

Where are they made?

Our mushrooms are grown and formulated in the US exclusively by our expert mycologists. Geographically, First Person’s facilities are located in the Pacific Northwest in the state of Washington. We source the additional ingredients from best-in-class

Are First Person supplements and Crystallized Lion's Mane powder tested?

Our products are rigorously tested for purity and contaminants all along the production process in order to unlock the full medicinal benefits of mushrooms. These include complete microbial testing for any bacteria, yeast, and mold; heavy metals test

How many doses come in one order?

Each supplement order will come with 20 doses (40 capsules). Each Crystallized Lion's Mane powder order will come with 20 sachets.

Why do you only offer 20 doses?

While we do recommend you take First Person daily, we typically like to leave a little space to create your own protocol. There's no one universal recommendation on the dosage for First Person cognitive supplements or our Crystallized Lion's Mane pow

How do I store First Person supplements and Crystallized Lion's Mane powder? Do they expire?

There are no storage requirements for our products. The best way to store First Person is where you'll remember to take it. The supplement tins for the capsules are magnetic - they are stackable, can be stored on the fridge or thrown in a bag for saf

Can I travel with First Person?

All of the mushrooms in our products are 100% legal. Our products contain functional mushrooms, which have been used for hundreds of years due to their medicinal properties and superfood benefits. Because they are legal, there's no reason you should

Do you offer samples?

At this time, we don't have samples but it's a great idea and one we would consider for the future.