The Reishi or Lingzhi mushroom is well known for its immune boosting capabilities. In ancient China it was referred to as the mushroom of immortality and eaten exclusively by royalty due to it rarity. Medicinal use of Reishi dates back over 4000 years.
Chinese and Japanese herbalists have traditionally recommended Reishi mushrooms for insomnia. Long-term use influences their sleep-promoting factors as it increases slow-wave sleep.
Other studies report that Red Reishi improves both neurological and psychiatric conditions including muscle tension, anorexia and debility following lengthy illnesses.
In Japan, the root-like body that produces mushrooms, known as the dried mycelium, has been found to be highly effective in the treatment of conditions related to environmental stress.
Red Reishi is primarily composed of complex carbohydrates called water-soluble polysaccharides, triterpeniods, proteins and amino acids. Researchers have identified that water-soluble polysaccharides are the most active element found in Red Reishi that have anti-tumour, immune modulating and blood pressure lowering effects.
Another major active ingredient found in Red Reishi are triterpenes, called ganoderic acids. Preliminary studies indicated that ganoderic acids help alleviate common allergies by inhibiting histamine release, improve oxygen utilization and improve liver functions.
Regular consumption of red Reishi can enhance our body's immune system and improve blood circulation, thus improving better health conditions. Generally, Reishi is recommended as an adaptogen, immune modulator and a general tonic. It can also be helpful for anxiety, high blood pressure, hepatitis, bronchitis, insomnia and asthma.
Some possible benefits of our raw Red Reishi powder may include:
● Helping all organs to function normally
● Stimulating liver function, processes of elimination
● Supporting healthy heart function, & integrity of vascular system
● Helping with asthma & bronchitis
● Reducing insomnia
● Promoting healthy brain chemistry, memory & concentration
● Improving blood circulation
● Reducing anxiety & panic attacks
● Helping alleviate common allergies
● Immune modulator - regulates and fine tunes the immune system
● Reducing the occurrence of uncontrolled cellular division & mutation
● Bronchitis-preventative effect, inducing regeneration of bronchial epithelium
● Anti-inflammatory, Anti-allergic, Analgesic properties
● Antibacterial, against Staphylococci, Streptococci, & Bacillus pneumoniae
● Antioxidant, by eliminating hydroxyl free radicals
● Antiviral effect, by inducing interferon production
● Enhancing bone marrow nucleated cell proliferation
● General immunopotentiation
● Improving adrenocortical function
● Blood pressure lowering effects
Our raw Reishi or Lingzhi mushroom is cultivated without the use of chemicals or pesticides.
Suggested Use: Take 1 teaspoon with water on an empty stomach in the morning or infuse in a tea.
Botanical Name: Ganoderma lucidum
Other Names: Ling Chi, Ling Zhi, Mannentake, Phantom mushroom
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 raw Red Reishi 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 raw 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 raw Red Reishi Mushroom powder in a cool, dark, dry place.
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