Reishi (Ganoderma lucidum)

Reishi mushrooms are large, shiny-looking mushrooms native to Asia, believed to promote long-term health and longevity.

As a medicinal fungus, it has been used for over 4000 years in traditional Chinese medicine due to its various healing abilities. Translating to “divine” or “spirit” mushroom, it is known as the essence of immortality.

Studies demonstrate it has strong anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and adaptogenic abilities that allows it to curb the negative effects of physical and mental stress, bringing the the body back into balance and harmony.

Amongst others, it is beneficial for improving the body’s immune function, mental clarity, increasing longevity, and boosting defences against diseases/infections.

Part used:

Fruiting body


Bitter, cooling, drying


Immune modulating and enhancing, anti-tumour, adaptogen, tonic, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, nervine, relaxant, stimulant, anti-allergic.

  • Chronic fatigue, weakened immunity, chronic infections or inflammation, convalescence, autoimmune disease, fibromyalgia, HIV/AIDS
  • As a relaxing adaptogen for anxiety or overstimulation in constipation predominant irritable bowel syndrome.
  • Adjunct therapy in cancer during chemotherapy and radiation
  • Tonic for the elderly

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