Reishi- http://www.lifenhance.net/Ingredent/Reishi%20Mushroom.htm

Latin Name: Ganoderma lucidum
Chinese Name: LingZhi

 

Traditional Uses

Actions: Possesses tonic and sedative effects, has antitussive and expectorant, hypotensive, antihepatic, and antibacterial effects; nourishes, supplements, removes toxins, astringes, and disperses accumulation.

 

Applications: fatigue, neurasthenia, insomnia, bronchial cough in elderly persons, and carcinoma. It is used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to treat asthenia syndrome from lung cancer, cancer of esophagus, stomach cancer and nasopharyngeal cancer.

 

The Reishi Mushroom, also known as Ling-Zhi (Chinese) herb has been used for thousands of years to promote good health in the Far East.

Recent studies have shown the Reishi Mushroom to be helpful for treating high cholesterol, normalizing blood pressure, regulating the circulatory system and helping cure allergies. The Reishi mushroom contains a high amount of polysaccharides which are essential for proper functioning of the immune system, and are known as effective tumor fighters.

The Reishi Mushroom is used as a tonic and a sedative. It is useful in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, diabetes, liver disorders, hypertension, arthritis, and nervous exhaustion. It has a strong antihistamine action that can help control allergies. The Reishi Mushroom can also lower cholesterol, prevent blood clots, help prevent the growth of tumors, and increase the body’s ability to fight unwanted invaders.

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