Reishi Mushroom is the name for one form of the mushroom Ganoderma lucidum. Ganoderma lucidum enjoys special veneration in Asia, where it has been used as a medicinal mushroom in traditional Chinese medicine for more than 4,000 years, making it one of the oldest mushrooms known to have been used in medicine. The word lingzhi, in Chinese, means "herb of spiritual potency" and has also been described as "mushroom of immortality". Because of its presumed health benefits and apparent absence of side-effects, it has attained a reputation in the East as the ultimate herbal substance. Lingzhi is listed in the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia and Therapeutic Compendium.
The polysaccharides is one of the most important elements in reishi,
1. It can help enhance body immune system and improve metabolic functions by oxygenating red blood cells, prevent bad cells, improve circulation, enhance liver detoxification, improve liver functions, bone marrow function, and DNA, RNA functions.
2. It also works to cleanse the blood, detoxify and regulate endocrine function.
Reishi spore and Reishi help promote longevity and strengthen health;
3. It is used in the treatment of fatigue, coughing, asthma, insomnia, indigestion, hypertension, high cholesterol and neurosis.
4. It can also reduce the side effects and pain during chemotherapy and rediotherapy for cancer patients.
Ganoderma / Reishi Mushroom Extract Application
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