Red Reishi Mushroom Powder Organic 2oz
This botanical come to us from China. Ganoderma lucidum is the Latin name for these wonderful mushrooms that are used in Chinese medical herbal traditions. Ganoderma lucidum, like all mushrooms, is the fruit of a fungus. They can be found on top of the ground or growing on trees.
Red Reishi Mushroom– Eastern medicine makes use of many different plants and fungi. Interestingly, the reishi mushroom is particularly popular. It has a variety of potential health benefits, including boosting the immune system and fighting cancer. Within the mushroom, there are several molecules, including triterpenoids, polysaccharides and peptidoglycans, that may be responsible for its health effects (3 Trusted Source). While the mushrooms themselves can be eaten fresh, it is also common to use powdered forms of the mushroom or extracts that contain these specific molecules. This botanical forms have been tested in cell, animal and human studies. Below are 6 scientifically studied benefits of the reishi mushroom. The first three are backed by stronger evidence, while support for the others is less conclusive. Reishi mushroom can enhance immune function through its effects on white blood cells, which help fight infection and cancer. This may occur primarily in those who are ill, as mixed results have been seen in those who are healthy. Some preliminary studies have shown that reishi mushroom could decrease anxiety and depression as well as improve quality of life in those with certain medical conditions.