What is Reishi?
Known as the ‘mushroom of immortality’, Reishi ( also known in latin as ‘ Ganoderma lucidum’ is a mushroom with a reddish body and a woody texture. Its flesh has a leathery texture and a bitter taste. This may explain why centuries ago, it was prepared for medicinal purposes, both in infusion and therapeutically.
Oriental medicine highlights the ability of Reishi to enhance Jing-Qi (ancestral energy) and eliminate stagnation (energy blockages) that cause arthritis, bronchitis, asthma, neurasthenia, insomnia and heart disease.
Four powerful benefits of Reishi Mushroom
The Mushroom of eternal youth
Certain unique compounds of Reishi make it a great anti-inflammatory and one of the most powerful natural antioxidants that exist acting against free radicals that are the primary cause of cellular oxidation and aging.
It is a medicinal properties were studied in cases of, stress, anxiety and depression. So keep calm and take reishi!
Insomnia: As a knock on effect to promoting emotional balance and reducing fatigue, reishis properties go as far as supporting a healthy sleep cycle, calming down
Helps people maintain and regulate blood pressure and healthy cholesterol levels
Some of the powerful nutrients of Reishi
- Beta-glucans – known to support the immune system
- Triterpenes (ganoderic acids) with antihistamine-like activity
- Adenosine and guanosine with antiplatelet effect, myorelaxant (skeletal muscle)
- Minerals (iron, zinc, copper, manganese, magnesium, potassium, germanium and calcium)
- Group B vitamins (particularly B9)
- 17 amino acids, among which are all essential
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