Scientific Name: Ganoderma lucidum (Leyss. ex. Fr.) Karst.,
Part Used: Whole Plant
Channel entered: Heart, Lunge, Liver, Spleen, Kidney
Functions: Nourishes Yin, benefits Qi and blood,
Reishi is used to treat a variety of disorders and promote vitality; it works as an antioxidant against free radicals, protects against the effects of radiation and has anti-inflammatory effects. Reishi intensifies the body’s free radical scavenging ability and is especially effective against harmful hydroxyl radicals. Reishi is such a strong hydroxyl radical scavenger that its actions continue even after it is absorbed and metabolized. It also works on Deficiency fatigue, insomnia, bronchial cough in elderly persons, carcinoma. Anti-allergin, antioxidant, analgesic, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antitumor, antiviral, antiparasitic, cardiovascular, antidiabetic, immunomodulating.