Will Reishi Keep me Awake?

Who doesn’t want a great night’s sleep? We spend one-third of our lives sleeping, and that is what keeps us healthy throughout the day! On average, adults need between 7 and 9 hours of sleep per day. This is the time during which important processes happen, including detoxification, tissue repair, new cell production, and healthy… Continue reading Will Reishi Keep me Awake?

5 Reasons Why Reishi Mushrooms Are Great for Your Pets

Dogs and cats aren’t just pets, they are part of the family. If you’re anything like me, you’d do just about anything under the sun to make sure they are healthy and happy. Ever wonder if there are any supplements out there that can support your fur baby’s health and longevity? Great news! Medicinal mushrooms… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Reishi Mushrooms Are Great for Your Pets

What does Reishi taste like?

Divine mushroom, mushroom of immortality, the fungus of long and vibrant life, and the crowning glory. These are just some of the names given to what is possibly the most famous of all Asian medicinal mushrooms – reishi, also known as ling zhi. Reishi mushrooms have been used for many centuries in Traditional Chinese Medicine.… Continue reading What does Reishi taste like?

Why is it important to know how your Reishi product is grown?

Different cultivation methods will yield different quality products with widely varying amounts (or complete lack) of the health beneficial components of the red reishi mushroom. As the natural wood-log cultivation method takes almost a full year and is the most labour and resource intensive, there are now other methods to commercially produce “reishi” products, which… Continue reading Why is it important to know how your Reishi product is grown?

Selecting the Right Reishi Supplement

With Red Reishi being a renowned powerhouse supplement, the demand fuels the competition of reishi product manufacturing. However, unlike most herbs, the active ingredients in reishi are very volatile and delicate, so every step from cultivation to quality control during the manufacturing process is extremely critical to retaining the concentrated essence. The following are 3… Continue reading Selecting the Right Reishi Supplement

How Can Reishi Help Protect Your Skin

Your skin—it protects you, so protect it. With summer just around the corner, you’ll want to do everything under the sun (wearing a big hat, of course) to shield your skin from the harsh elements. With a little preventative care and some helpful habits, you can safeguard your skin from damage, keeping it healthy and… Continue reading How Can Reishi Help Protect Your Skin

How Reishi can Help with Fatigue

Fatigue is one of the most common complaints that patients don’t tell their doctors about. Many think that it’s just “a sign of aging” or “part of living in the modern world.” Others reason that there’s nothing their doctors can do about it anyway, perhaps because it’s been dismissed in the past. But fatigue can… Continue reading How Reishi can Help with Fatigue

How Reishi Mushroom Supplements Can Help with Weight Loss

Weight loss is a struggle for many of us, especially after the extra pandemic pounds that some of us have put on because of being less active, stress eating, and home baking. Sometimes it can seem that no matter how hard you diet or exercise, shedding stubborn excess weight can be a challenge, especially if… Continue reading How Reishi Mushroom Supplements Can Help with Weight Loss

Chapter 9: Ganoderma Lucidum (Lingzhi , reishi) of Herbal Medicine: Biomolecular and Clinical Aspects. 2nd edition.

Wachtel-Galor S, Yuen J, Buswell JA, et al. Ganoderma lucidum (Lingzhi or Reishi): A Medicinal Mushroom. In: Benzie IFF, Wachtel-Galor S, editors. Herbal Medicine: Biomolecular and Clinical Aspects. 2nd edition. Boca Raton (FL): CRC Press/Taylor & Francis; 2011. Chapter 9. Available from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK92757/ Introduction Ganoderma lucidum, an oriental fungus (Figure 9.1), has a long history of… Continue reading Chapter 9: Ganoderma Lucidum (Lingzhi , reishi) of Herbal Medicine: Biomolecular and Clinical Aspects. 2nd edition.

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