Reishi Mushroom extract "The Medicine of Kings"

Aug 11, 2016

For over 2000 years Rishi mushrooms (Ganoderma lucidum) have been recognized by Chinese medical professionals as a valuable remedy. Its Chinese name Lingzhi, means "spiritual potency". Reishi mushrooms are regarded by the Chinese as the "Medicine of Kings". Dr. Shi-Jean Lee, the most famous Chinese medical doctor of the Ming Dynasty, strongly endorsed the effectiveness of Reishi in his famous book, Ban Chao Gang Moo ("Great Pharmacopoeia"). He stated that the "long-term taking of Reishi (Lingzhi) will build a strong, healthy body and assure a long life."  

Benefits of Reishi Mushroom

The polysaccharides in Ganoderma Lucidum stimulate the production of interferon and interleukins I and II, which are powerful anti-cancer substances produced in the body. Red Reishi can also be used as a supplement during chemotherapy / radiotherapy to reduce side effects such as:

• Hair loss
• Fatigue
• Loss of appetite
• pain
The triterpenes in Ling Zhi are known to possess potent anti-tumour properties. The polysaccharides can also activate microphages, essential immune cells in the body that deals with microbial elements such as bacteria, yeast and other diseases


Cardiovascular benefits have been demonstrated from frequent consumption of Ling Zhi which includes:
• Lowering of bad LDL cholesterol and triglycerides (another type of blood fat)
• Improving blood circulation by reducing the coagulation of blood. This is achieved by;
• Reducing platelet aggregation
• Increase the malleability (elasticity / rubber properties) of red blood cells, increasing its ease to travel through the blood vessels.

However since Ganoderma Lucidum aids in the ease of blood flow, it can also cause bleeding problems if taken with any form of blood thinning medication (e.g. aspirin). People on these types of medication or women who are pregnant should consult their physician before taking Red Reishi.


There are several different types of diabetes, however the two most chronic types are:

• Type 1
• Type 2

Type 1 diabetes mostly deals with the loss of insulin production in the pancreas while Type 2 results from insulin resistance, a condition in which cells fail to use insulin properly, sometimes combined with an absolute insulin deficiency. Serious long term complications include:
• High blood pressure
• Stroke
• Blindness (Progressive Retinal Failure)
• Ulcers
• Impotence in men
• Chronic renal (kidney) failure

Liver Function

Reishi Improve Liver Function   Reshi enhance our body’s immune system

Chinese medical practitioners believe that taking reishi extract regularly can restore a person's health and promotes health and longevity as it helps the organs in the body to function normally. Based on numerous studies done by Chinese and Japanese scientists are researchers, reishi may also help as a remedy for the following conditions and illness:

Other benefits of Ganoderma Lucidum are:
• Liver Disorders
• Kidney and Prostate Disorders
• Anti-Stress properties (also improves sleep patterns without the sedation commonlyseen with medication)
• Prevention of most allergies
• Lung ailments and diseases
• Digestive Disorders
• Obesity
• Improved skin conditions (Acne and sun damaged skin to name a few)

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