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What You Should Know About Reishi Mushroom

June 21, 2022
Reishi Mushroom

The ultra-important, widely-known herb most commonly known in America as “Reishi Mushroom” is a woody fungus (mushroom) that has been used in Asia since prehistoric times. The Chinese name for these kinds of woody fungi is Ling Zhi. Though the herb was apparently discovered in ancient China or Korea, it is most widely known in America as “Reishi.”

The name “Reishi” generally refers to one of several species of woody mushroom, including Ganoderma lucidum, Ganoderma sinensis, Ganoderma tsugae and a few other closely related species. Because Reishi can refer to a variety of species, different effects and prices can be expected for the products made from them. The names “Reishi” and “Lingzhi” literally mean “Supernatural Fungus.” That pretty much says it all.

Reishi is arguably the most important and most revered herb used by Asian people throughout history to promote radiant health, longevity and a more centered state of mind. It is known to be among the most protective herbs in the world. Reishi provides immunological, neurological, metabolic, hepatic and vascular protection, among other functions. Traditionally, it is valued as a tonic herb that can pave the path to radiant health on all levels. It was prized by the Taoists, Buddhists, royalty and herbalists of all levels. Research conducted in the last two decades has verified a vast number of actions. Reishi contains hundreds of biologically active constituents that benefit virtually every cell of the human body in some way. An online search of the scientific research on Reishi can be an endless, joyful and enlightening path, revealing a multitude of reliable benefits and potential uses. It is best used as a primary tonic, an herbal dietary supplement, on a daily basis throughout one’s lifetime. Reishi is very safe and may be used by anyone to promote radiant health and longevity. Read more:

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