A compostable package containing 2 large tea bags each containing Reishi mushroom powder (Grifola Frondosa), each brewing up 7 cups of tea (2 week supply). Free shipping on orders over $30.
Scientific Name: Ganoderma lucidum
Nicknames: Mushroom of immortality, ling zhi, lin zi
Reishi mushrooms have been a mainstay of traditional eastern medicine for thousands of years and are sought after for their antioxidants and immune response benefits.
Reishi mushrooms contain beta-glucan polysaccharides and triterpenes which studies (see below) show may help combat insomnia, fatigue, anxiety, depression, stress, high cholesterol, HIV and AIDS, hypertension, immunostimulation, inflammation, strength and stamina, viral infections, lower urinary tract symptoms and may help stop the growth and spread of cancer cells.
Alleviating chemotherapy-induced nausea with reishi mushrooms: Effects of Ganoderma lucidum extract on chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in a rat model. Am J Chin Med. 2005;33(5):807-815., Wang CZ, Basila D, Aung HH, et al.
Anti-inflammatory benefits of reishi mushrooms: Antitumor and anti-inflammatory activities of polysaccharides isolated from Ganoderma lucidum. Acta Pharm. 2011 Sep 1;61(3):335-42., Joseph S, Sabulal B, George V, Antony KR, Janardhanan KK.
Reishi mushrooms to improve lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in men: Randomized clinical trial of an ethanol extract of Ganoderma lucidum in men with lower urinary tract symptoms. Asian J Androl. Sep 2008;10(5):777-785., Noguchi M, Kakuma T, Tomiyasu K, et al. Effect of an extract of Ganoderma lucidum in men with lower urinary tract symptoms: a double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized and dose-ranging study. Asian J Androl. 2008 Jul;10(4):651-8., Noguchi M, Kakuma T, Tomiyasu K, et al.
Reishi mushrooms and enhanced immune response in advance-stage cancer patients: Effects of ganopoly (a Ganoderma lucidum polysaccharide extract) on the immune functions in advanced-stage cancer patients. Immunol Invest. Aug 2003;32(3):201-215., Gao Y, Zhou S, Jiang W, et al.
These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent disease. Individual results may vary, and before using any supplements, it is advisable to consult with your own health care provider.