Red Reishi Mushroom is primarily composed of complex carbohydrates called water-soluble polysaccharides, triterpenoids, proteins and amino acids. In ancient China it was referred to as the mushroom of immortality and eaten exclusively by royalty due to it rarity. Use of Reishi dates back over 4,000 years.
Chinese and Japanese herbalists have traditionally recommended Reishi mushrooms for supporting healthy sleep habits. Long-term use may possibly influence their sleep-promoting factors as it increases slow-wave sleep. Other studies report that Red Reishi may support both neurological and mental well being.
In Japan, the root-like body that produces mushrooms, known as the dried mycelium, has been found to be highly effective in supporting conditions related to environmental stress.
Red Reishi is primarily composed of complex carbohydrates called water-soluble polysaccharides, triterpenoids, proteins and amino acids. Researchers have identified that water-soluble polysaccharides are the most active element found in Red Reishi and may support a healthy immune system response.
Another major active ingredient found in Red Reishi are triterpenes, called ganoderic acids. Preliminary studies indicated that ganoderic acids may as well support healthy immune and liver functions. Generally, Reishi is known as an adaptogen, immune modulator and a general tonic. Our Reishi Mushroom Powder comes from Red Reishi Mushrooms grown using the traditional Chinese method on Duane Wood logs.
Some possible traditional uses of Pure Raw Red Reishi (Lingzhi) Mushroom Powder may include:
● May support all organs to function normally
● May support healthy liver function, processes of elimination
● May support healthy heart function and integrity of vascular system
● May support respiratory health
● Supports healthy sleep habits
● Promoting healthy brain well being
● May support healthy blood circulation
● May support a healthy mental outlook
● Supports a healthy immune response
● Bronchitis-preventative effect, inducing regeneration of bronchial epithelium
● Possible Anti-allergic, Analgesic properties
● Antioxidant, by eliminating hydroxyl free radicals
● May support the body’s ability to fight viruses
● May support marrow nucleated cell proliferation
● General immunopotentiation
● May support healthy adrenal function
● May support healthy blood pressure levels
Constituents of Red Reishi include:
● Minerals: Calcium, Chromium, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Copper, Manganese, Selenium, Germanium
● Vitamins: Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B-6, Folate, Choline, Betaine, Vitamin A (RAE), Beta carotene, Vitamin A (IU), Lutein & Zeaxanthin, Vitamin E, Beta Tocopherol, Gamma Tocopherol, Delta Tocopherol, Vitamin K
● Amino Acids: Tryptophan, Threonine, Isoleucine, Leucine,. Lysine, Methionine, Cystine, Phenylalanine, Tyrosine, Valine, Arginine, Histidine, Alanine, Aspartic Acid, Glutamic Acid, Glycine, Proline, Serine
● Polysaccharides: D-glucose,D-xylose,D-mannose,D-galactose,D-fucose,L-arabinose,L-rhamnose
● Triterpenes: Gandenic Acid,Lucidunic Acid, Ganoderenic acid,Sanedermic acid, Ganosporeic acid,Ganosporelactone A,B,Ganodermenonol,Ganodermenonol A,Epoxyganoderiol A、B、C
● Fatty acids: Phosphatidylethanol-amines, Phosphatidylcholine
● Other Phytochemicals: Phosphatidylethanol-amines, Phosphatidylcholine
● Fatty acids: Phosphatidylethanol-amines, Phosphatidylcholine
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This product is 100% natural and minimally processed. Taste, smell, texture, and color may vary from batch to batch.
Suggested Use: Take 1 tablespoon with food once daily with food.
Decoction: Use the ratio of 1 tablespoon of herb for every 10 ounces of water. Put all ingredients into a pot and bring to a boil. Once boiling, cover & lower to a simmer for 20-30 minutes. Turn the heat off and allow the mixture to sit for another 10 minutes. Strain and serve (this method is specific for barks and roots).
Tincture: This method can take 15 to 30 days. You will need 3 items (mason jar with cover, the herb/herbs of your choice, liquid for extracting). The extracting liquid can be alcohol, alcohol/ water combo, vinegar or vegetable glycerin. Take the product and fill the jar ¾ full, add the liquid of your choice and close the jar. Then shake the jar so everything is well mixed. Give the jar a good 5 minute shake, several times a day. After 15 to 30 days strain and bottle in glass tincture jars.
Mixing Suggestions: To increase flavor and nutritional profile combine with our Cordyceps extract powder.
Botanical Name: Ganoderma lucidum.
Other Names: Ling Chi, Ling Zhi, Mannentake, Phantom mushroom.
Ingredients: Red Reishi Mushroom powder.
Origin: Grown and dried in China. Packaged with care in Florida, USA.
Z Natural Foods strives to offer the highest quality organically grown, raw, vegan, gluten free, non-GMO products available and exclusively uses low temperature drying techniques to preserve all the vital enzymes and nutrients. Our Pure Red Reishi (Lingzhi) Mushroom Powder is cultivated without chemicals in a traditional manner by Chinese herbalists. This product passes our strict quality assurance which includes testing for botanical identity, heavy metals, chemicals and microbiological contaminants. ZNaturalFoods.com offers Pure Red Reishi (Lingzhi) Mushroom Powder packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness. Once opened, just push the air out of the pouch before resealing it in order to preserve maximum potency. Keep your Pure Red Reishi (Lingzhi) Mushroom Powder in a cool, dark, dry place.
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