Learn About Reishi

      (Ganoderma lucidum)

      Nature's powerful remedy for emotional and general wellbeing.

      Reishi is called lingzhi in Chinese which is loosely translated to mushroom of immortality. It's also known as the magic fungus or divine mushroom.

      And for good reason.

      Traditionally, reishi has been used in Chinese medicine for more than 2,000 years as an anti-aging tonic and elixir and was thought to bring good luck and fortune to those who found and consumed it. 

      Today, reishi has been studied for a wide variety of benefits including improved immune function, better sleep, and for fertility.

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      In 1980, we saw an emergence of Ganoderma lucidum in various studies to evaluate the powerful polysaccharides of reishi for possible antitumor effects and supportive properties for brain dysfunction.

      Today there are 24+ clinical trials in the works to study reishi, making it one of the most prominent and well-studied medicinal mushrooms over the coming years. These studies encompass a variety of research including possible treatments for cancer, colitis, Parkinson's and overall immune function.

      Keep reading for more about this incredible functional mushroom. 

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