One of the most beautiful, and easily the most famous, of all medicinal mushrooms Reishi has been revered as a medicine for millennia as the “Mushroom of Immortality”.
In Traditional Medicine, Reishi has been used to treat problems of the liver and kidneys, hypertension, insomnia, bronchitis and asthma, improve memory and tonify the Qi..
Currently, Reishi is being clinically applied and researched as a hepatoprotective, anti-hypertensive, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-tumor, immune modulator, and anti-microbial medicine. It increases Interleukin-1 and -2, supports the Adrenals, and lowers Cholesterol.
Reishi has been used to treat a variety of illnesses including insomnia, allergies, liver disease, anxiety, rheumatoid arthritis, and various forms of cancer.
From this single species over 200 bioactive compounds have been isolated and studied. This mushroom is truly diverse in the way it engages the human body promoting health and longevity. Our medicinal powder contains both the fruiting body and the mycelium of Reishi.