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Meghan Markle's wellness business venture she never talks about

The Duchess invests in her health

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Melanie Macleod
Melanie MacleodWellness Editor
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Meghan Markle is dedicated to her wellness routine, taking a selection of supplements to support her physical and mental health.

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In fact, the Duchess of Sussex believes in the power of supplements so much, she invested in plant-powered latte brand Clevr Blends in 2020. Clevr Blends calls itself a 'self-care company' and sells mushroom-based powders that you make coffee and smoothies from for a daily health hit.

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The supplements Meghan invested in are powdered coffees that combine medicinal mushrooms, adaptogens and probiotics, including Lion's Mane and reishi, both of which make some pretty serious health claims.

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Meghan even turned Oprah onto mushroom supplements, sending the presenter a bundle at Christmas, prompting Oprah to call the powders her "new drink of choice for the morning and night."

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Oprah is a fan of Meghan Markle's mushroom supplements

What are the benefits of Meghan Markle's mushroom supplements?

"Lion’s Mane has incredible benefits for the nervous system," says Clarissa Berry, nutritionist for Dirtea, a range of mushroom-based powders. "It can boost mental performance, memory, and focus, making it a wonderful addition to your morning routine.

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Meghan Markle always looks glowing and healthy

"Lion's Mane is also mood-balancing, it reduces inflammation and supports healthy digestion, as well as reducing stress and anxiety," adds Clarissa.

Reishi is equally high-performing, with Clarissa explaining that it's considered one of the best supplements for stress and anxiety.

"Reishi has a soothing effect on the nervous system, stimulating the brain to produce calming neurotransmitters, and studies have shown it to alleviate symptoms of anxiety," she says.

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"It can also balance hormones, which are known to have a direct impact on mood," Clarissa adds. She also explains that reishi mushrooms can improve sleep quality and duration, as well as support immunity and help with hay fever, thanks to a natural antihistamine action

The best news? Reishi and Lion's Mane mushroom supplements get to work immediately, decreasing inflammation and improving mental performance right away.

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Other benefits, including reduced stress and anxiety, can take a few weeks to kick in, so Clarissa recommends taking mushroom supplements for up to four weeks for noticeable results.

Try Meghan Markle's mushroom supplements

puresport mushroom supplement

PureSport Mind & Body Mushroom Blend Nootropic Capsules, £30 for 60 capsules, PureSport

dirtea powder

Dirtea Reishi Mushroom Powder, £34.95/$37 for 30 servings, Harvey Nichols

nue co mushroom supplement

The NueCo NootroFocus, £65 for 60 capsules, Cult Beauty

dirtea supplement

Dirtea Mushroom Coffee Super Blend, £40, Planet Organic


clevr blends mushroom

Clevr Blends Coffee SuperLatte, $28, Clevr Blends


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