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Reishi Mushroom Extract Powder Bulk (1kg / 35oz)

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Reishi concentrated hot-water extract (min. 30% polysaccharides, 1% triterpenes)
Ling Zhi (Ganoderma lucidum) fruiting body (log grown)

16:1 extract
Reishi mushroom, scientifically known as Ganoderma lucidum, has a long history of use in traditional Chinese and Japanese medicine and is often referred to as the "Mushroom of Immortality." Some benefits of Reishi mushrooms are:

  1. Immune System Support: Reishi is known for its potential to modulate and enhance the immune system. It contains compounds, such as beta-glucans and polysaccharides, that can stimulate the activity of white blood cells and improve the body's defense against infections and diseases.

  2. Adaptogenic Properties: Reishi is considered an adaptogen, which means it may help the body adapt to stress and maintain balance. It can promote relaxation and reduce the negative effects of stress on overall health and well-being.

  3. Anti-Inflammatory Effects: Reishi mushrooms contain compounds with anti-inflammatory properties. Reducing chronic inflammation is associated with a decreased risk of various health conditions, including heart disease and certain autoimmune disorders.

  4. Antioxidant Properties: Reishi is rich in antioxidants, such as triterpenes and polysaccharides, which help protect cells from oxidative stress and reduce the risk of chronic diseases.

  5. Liver Health: Traditional Chinese medicine has long used reishi to support liver health. Some studies suggest that it may help protect the liver from damage caused by toxins and oxidative stress.

  6. Cardiovascular Health: Reishi may have potential benefits for heart health by reducing blood pressure and cholesterol levels. However, more research is needed to confirm these effects.

  7. Sleep and Stress Management: Reishi is sometimes used to improve sleep quality and reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression. Its calming properties may promote better relaxation and mental well-being.

  8. Respiratory Health: Some people use reishi to support respiratory health. It may help improve lung function and could be beneficial for individuals with respiratory conditions like asthma.

  9. Anti-Cancer Potential: Reishi mushrooms have been studied for their potential anti-cancer properties. Some laboratory and animal studies suggest that they may inhibit the growth of cancer cells and stimulate the immune system's response to cancer. However, more research is needed to determine their effectiveness in humans.

  10. Allergies and Asthma: Reishi may have a role in managing allergies and asthma due to its potential anti-inflammatory and immune-modulating effects. It may help reduce allergic reactions and asthma symptoms in some individuals.

*While there is promising research on the health benefits of reishi mushrooms, more studies are needed to confirm these effects in humans. Additionally, individual responses to reishi mushrooms can vary, and they should not be used as a replacement for medical treatments. If you have specific health concerns or conditions, it's advisable to consult with a healthcare professional before incorporating reishi mushrooms or any other dietary supplements into your regimen. These statements are not approved by the FDA and are not included to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease.