Reishi Mushroom (Red) Liquid Extract Herb Pharm 1 oz.
|Other Name||Reishi Mushroom
Red Reishi Mushroom
|Botanical Name||Ganoderma lucidum|
||One Fluid Ounce (1 fl. oz.)
dry herb:menstruum ratio - 1:4
||Bland, warm, lung, spleen, heart, liver, kidney.|
|Other Ingredients (Botanical)||Distilled water, certified organic grain alcohol and reishi extractives.|
Shake well before using. Take up to 40 drops in 2 oz. of water or juice, two to four times per day. It is best taken between meals.
About Reishi Mushrooms
Both black and red reishi mushroom have a lot to bring to the table. The reishi mushroom's active constituents are:
• Fumaric acid
• Triterpenoids called ganoderic acids
The polysaccharide and triterpenoids has shown to help lower blood pressure, reduce cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides, plus work as an anticoagulant. All of these benefits contribute to a healthy cardiovascular system. Reishi mushroom has antibacterial, antiviral properties and anti-tumor activity to prevent cancer. The Pauling Institute has also done extensive work, with considerable success, using reishi mushroom in combination with Vitamin C to treat cancer.
This mushroom also acts as anti-inflammatory for bronchitis and respiratory problems such as allergies, hay fever, colds, and chest colds. Reishi mushroom is a fungus which is describe as pithy and woody with a slightly bitter taste. The fruiting body (which is the part above ground) and mycelium (filaments connecting a group of mushrooms) are used as medicine.
Reishi is used to prevent fatty liver and cirrhosis due to alcohol abuse or poor diet. Reishi mushroom is also used as a tonic and a sedative. According to traditional Chinese medicine, reishi was thought to "mend the heart." Reishi is a cardio tonic that supports normal blood and oxygen flow to the heart.
Reishi mushroom, also known as Ling-Zhi (Chinese), has shown in recent studies to be helpful for heart health, including normal cholesterol, blood pressure, and circulatory system support. Reishi mushroom contains a high amount of polysaccharides which are essential for proper functioning of the immune system. Reishi is particularly effective in stress control, due to the effect reishi mushroom has on the liver. It can reduce emotional outbursts during long-term stress and tension. The Reishi mushroom is a product of the Far East with its usage dating back to ancient China. Royalty would utilize this precious mushroom in the hopes of obtaining immortality and promoting calmness and thought.