Our non-GMO Red Reishi (Lingzhi) Mushroom Extract Powder is a 35% extract (10:1 ratio) meaning each serving contains a 35% concentration of polysaccharides.
The Reishi or Lingzhi mushroom is well known for its immune supporting 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 may support both 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 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 may support healthy immune and liver functions. Generally, Reishi is known as an adaptogen, immune modulator and a general tonic.
Some possible traditional uses of Red Reishi (Lingzhi) Mushroom Extract Powder may include:
● May support all organs to function normally
● May support healthy liver function, processes of elimination
● May support healthy heart function, & integrity of vascular system
● May support respiratory health
● Supports healthy sleep habits
● Promoting healthy brain well being
● May support healthy blood circulation
● May reduce frequency of anxiety & panic attacks
● Supports a healthy immune response
● May Reduce the occurrence of uncontrolled cellular division & mutation
● Bronchitis-preventative effect, inducing regeneration of bronchial epithelium
● Possible Anti-inflammatory, Anti-allergic, Analgesic properties
● Antioxidant, by eliminating hydroxyl free radicals
● Possible Antiviral effect, by inducing interferon production
● May support marrow nucleated cell proliferation
● General immunopotentiation
● Improving adrenal function
● May support healthy blood pressure levels
Suggested Use: Take 1/4 teaspoon daily.
Botanical Name: Ganoderma lucidum
Other Names: Ling Chi, Ling Zhi, Mannentake, Phantom mushroom
Ingredients: Red Reishi Mushroom Extract and non-GMO tapioca starch derived from yuca root*.
*This product contains a small amount of tapioca starch, which is a starch made from organically grown non-GMO yuca root (cassava root). This starch acts as a drying agent and is necessary to keep this powder from clumping into hard chunks or one solid brick.
For more information about tapioca starch derived from cassava root (yuca root) click here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cassava
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 Extract 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 Mushroom Extract 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 Lingzhi (Red Reishi) Mushroom Extract Powder in a cool, dark, dry place.
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