Thursday, September 15, 2011

Reishi Mushroom Reviews

Other Names:

Basidiomycetes mushroom, Champignons Reishi, Ganoderma, Ganoderma lucidum, Hongo Reishi, Ling Chih, Ling Zhi, Mannentake, Mushroom, Mushroom of Immortality, Mushroom of Spiritual Potency, Red Reishi, Reishi, Reishi Antler Mushroom, Rei-Shi, Spirit Plant.

REISHI MUSHROOM Overview Information

Reishi mushroom is a fungus that some people describe as “tough” and “woody” with a bitter taste. The fruiting body (above-ground part) and mycelium (filaments connecting a group of mushrooms) are used as medicine.

Reishi mushroom is used for boosting the immune system; viral infections such as the flu (influenza), swine flu, and avian flu; lung conditions including asthma and bronchitis; heart disease and contributing conditions such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol; kidney disease; cancer; and liver disease. It is also used for HIV/AIDS, altitude sickness, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), trouble sleeping (insomnia), stomach ulcers, poisoning, and herpes pain. Other uses include reducing stress and preventing fatigue.

In combination with other herbs, reishi mushroom is used to treat prostate cancer.

How does it work?

Reishi mushroom contains chemicals that seem to have a variety of potentially beneficial effects, including activity against tumors (cancer) and beneficial effects on the immune system.

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1 comment:

  1. That's true. The Reishi mushroom is very effective for boosting the immune system against different types of sickness or disease. Aside from that, it can also have a wonderful effect on your appearance because it quickens the delivery of vitamins and nutrients to the skin. Aside from that, it also prevents acne build up, and reduces fine lines and age spots.

    Mack Shepperson