Learn About Reishi Mushrooms (lingzhi)
Welcome to the magical world of reishi.
Reishi mushrooms are one of the most common medicinal mushrooms in the world and have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years. Traditionally, reishi mushrooms have been used to support the treatment of various health issues ranging from insomnia to cancer.
They’re now readily available in the United States as supplements. But it's not uncommon to find fresh reishi mushroom while you're out on a hike. If you're interested in learning more about this powerful functional mushroom, you've come to the right place.
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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.
We've compiled a complete resource center for folks who want to learn more about the possible health benefits, dosage details, medicinal applications, side effects, and more.
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Learn about the functional and medicinal benefits of reishi mushrooms including links to supporting studies, trials, and the latest research.
Dosage: How Much Reishi Should I Take?
Learn how to properly measure out reishi mushroom supplements for the ideal functional dosage. Dosage may vary depending on your goals.
Reishi Mushroom Side Effects
Reishi as a supplement is generally considered safe, but certain people may not want to take it. Here's a list of side effects and possible drug interactions
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