Medicinal benefits of reishi

The magic shroom that never ceases to amaze biologists. 😄

What is ganoderma lucidum?

Ganoderma lucidum is an Asian fungus that grows on trees.

It is best known as :

  • Reishi in Japanese.
  • Lingzhi in Chinese.

It has been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine, where it was reserved for the royal court.

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This mushroom is rich in active compounds:

  • Ribonucleosides.
  • Polysaccharides.
  • Triterpenes.
  • Beta-glucans.
  • Amino acids.
  • Potassium.
  • Alkaloids.
  • Calcium.
  • Glycoproteins.
  • Sterols.
  • Flavonoids.
  • Canthaxanthin.
  • Ganoderiol.
  • Vitamin C.
  • Phenols.

How to take it?

Reishi is rarely eaten as a mushroom, due to its tough texture and bitterness.

It is mainly found in powder form, as a medicinal remedy.

Its benefits combine well with those of sesame.

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Medicinal benefits

This mushroom is particularly appreciated by the heart and liver.

Therapeutic properties

Reishis have traditionally been used for the following properties:

  • Antioxidant.
  • Anti-aging.
  • Antimicrobial.
  • Immunostimulant.
  • Adaptogenic.
  • Tonic.
  • Anti-inflammatory.
  • Neuroprotective.
  • Hypoglycemic.
  • Radioprotective.
  • Antimutagen.
  • Fortifying.
  • Antiviral.


This fungus has shown significant results for the following diseases:

  • HIV.
  • Herpes.
  • Hyperlipidemia.
  • Arthritis.
  • Fibromyalgia.
  • Edema.
  • Cancer.
  • Cirrhosis.
  • Influenza.
  • Ankylosing spondylitis.
  • Huntington’s disease.
  • Parkinson’s disease.
  • Crohn’s disease.
  • Tiredness.
  • Shingles.
  • Insomnia.
  • Myotonic dystrophy.
  • Rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Glomerulonephritis.
  • Heart failure.


Powdered ganoderma lucidum has impressive anti-aging properties.

However, when combined with emotional introspection, it can really produce results.

I can discover how to deal with my emotions.

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What are the medicinal benefits of reishi?

The “mushroom of immortality” can benefit a wide range of pathologies.

It is especially notable for:

  • Strengthening the immune system.
  • Limiting damage caused by cellular oxidation.
  • Preventing cancer.

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