Reishi (Ganoderma Lucidum)
Source: Certified Organic Facility
Blend: Protect Source
Key Bioactive Compounds
- Heart health*
- Anti oxidant
Reishi or Ganoderma Lucidum is arguably the most potent and diverse of all medicinal Fungi providing multiple immunomodulating benefits and a noticeable calming component.
Reishi also known as Lingzi is one of the most researched and widely used functional mushrooms in the world and has been a main actor in Traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years. Modern pharmacological and clinical studies have confirmed that Ganoderma contains abundant biologically active substances. It is an adaptogen that works on multiple body systems by boosting the host response to various unhealthy cell activity. It possesses variable functions, including immunomodulation, anti-aging, reducing blood lipids, anti-viral and anti-tumor activities Reishi is a very effective general protective tonic with a focus on cancer and disease prevention and also later stage cancer treatments. Reishi also exhibits a calming and anti anxiety effect by improving the function of our adrenal glands thereby promoting restful sleeps, less anxiety and an overall sense of calm and wellbeing.
We use it in our Protect Source blend and highly recommend our Reishi varietal as a daily tonic
Our Reishi contains:
mycelium, primordia, fruiting bodies, and extracellular compounds
Pregnant or breastfeeding women should avoid ingesting Reishi. Reishi may interact with some medications for high blood pressure include captopril (Capoten), enalapril (Vasotec), losartan (Cozaar), valsartan (Diovan), diltiazem (Cardizem), Amlodipine (Norvasc), hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL), furosemide (Lasix), and many others. High doses of Reishi mushroom might slow blood clotting.
Ganoderma lucidum Protects Dopaminergic Neuron Degeneration through Inhibition of Microglial Activation
Zhang R, Xu S, Cai Y, Zhou M, Zuo X, Chan P. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2011;2011:156810. doi:10.1093/ecam/nep075
Ganoderma lucidum improves physical fitness in women with fibromyalgia
Collado Mateo D, Pazzi F, Domínguez Muñoz FJ, et al. GANODERMA LUCIDUM IMPROVES PHYSICAL FITNESS IN WOMEN WITH FIBROMYALGIA. Nutr Hosp. 2015;32(5):2126-2135. Published 2015 Nov 1. doi:10.3305/nh.2015.32.5.9601
The role of polysaccharide peptide of Ganoderma lucidum as a potent antioxidant against atherosclerosis in high risk and stable angina patients
Sargowo D, Ovianti N, Susilowati E, et al. Indian Heart J. 2018;70(5):608-614. doi:10.1016/j.ihj.2017.12.007
Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi) suppresses proliferation and migration of breast cancer cells via inhibiting Wnt/β-catenin signaling
Zhang Y. Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi) suppresses proliferation and migration of breast cancer cells via inhibiting Wnt/β-catenin signaling. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2017;488(4):679-684. doi:10.1016/j.bbrc.2017.04.086
*These Statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to treat cure or prevent any disease.