Alphabetical list of benefits associated with Reishi.

The scientific data accumulated over the past 30 years help explain why Reishi is effective in all parts of our body:
Aging:anti-aging of the skin
Analgesic
Anti-Acne
Anti-allergic activity:Allergies,Lupus,Stomatitis (canker sores),Capable of Normalizing and Improving Allergic Reactions.
Antibacterial, against Staphylococci, Streptococci, and Bacillus pneumonia (perhaps due to increased immune system activity)
Anti-HIV activity in vitro and in vivo
Antioxidant against free radicals,by eliminating hydroxyl free radicals.
Anti-radiation
Antitumor activity
Anti-inflammatory effects:properties help relieve allergies and arthritis.
Antiviral effect, by inducing interferon production
Arteriosclerosis and high cholesterol level
Asthma
Bronchitis-preventative effect, inducing regeneration of bronchial epithelium
Bone:Enhances bone marrow nucleated cell proliferation
Cancer: Reishi is an effective anti-tumor medicine,when added to the diet on a regular basis it can aid in cancer prevention,Prevent Metastasis of Cancer.
Cardiotonic action:lowering serum cholesterol levels with no effect on triglycerides, enhancing myocardial metabolism of hypoxic animals, and improving coronary artery hemodynamics
Cataracts
Central depressant and peripheral anticholinergic actions on the autonomic nervous sytem reduce the effects of caffeine and relax muscles
Circulatory System,Prevent and Improve Diseases that are related to Blood Vessels and Circulatory System.
Common Cold,Influenza,Cough,Inflammation,Rheumatoid Arthritis
Coronary Heart Disease,Arteriosclerosis,Arrhythmia,Stroke,Reduction of Cholesterol (LDL),Anemia
Cold Extremities
Constipation, menoxenia and psychosomatic diseases
Reishi Mushroom Extract INCI Name Ganoderma Lucidum Extract CAS 223751-82-4 Beta-D-glucan Polysaccharides GLE Fairy Grass Ling-Zhi Mushroom Extract photo picture image
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Dermatitis
Digestive System,Gastroenteritis ,Ulcer
Diabetes mellitus
Diarrhea
Dysmenorrhea (Mentrual cramps)
Enhanced natural killer cell (NK) activity in vitro in mice
Elevation sickness
Excretory System
Expectorant and antitussive properties demonstrated in mice studies
Erectile Dysfunction
Gastric and duodenal ulcers
Gallstones
Hair loss
Headache,Toothache
Hepatitis
Hemorrhoids and varix
Reishi Mushroom Extract INCI Name Ganoderma Lucidum Extract CAS 223751-82-4 Beta-D-glucan Polysaccharides GLE Fairy Grass Ling-Zhi Mushroom Extract photo picture image
Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) and  Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure).Lowers blood pressure,Prevent Hyper and Hypotensions.
Heart conditions that cause heart attacks,promotes healthy heart functions.
Immune System,General immunopotentiation.
Insomnia:helps to ease insomnia if consumed close to bed time.
Improved adrenocortical function
Increased production of Interleukin-1 by murine peritoneal macrophages in vitro
Increased production of Interleukin-2 by murine splenocytes in vitro
Lack of sexual desire
Liver Necrosis,Reishi regenerates the liver
Muscular Dystrophy,Myasthenia Gravis
Nephritis
Nervous System,Insomnia,Neurasthenia,Stress-induced tension,Over-sleep
Obesity:Reishi removes fat in the blood
Problems associated with Menopause,Irregular mentruation
Reproductive System
Relief from stress and anxiety
Respiratory System,Chronic Bronchitis,Endocrine System
Rheumatism and arthritis
Skin
Symptoms of menopause, unidentified clinical syndrome (neurose)
Ugly spots on the skin
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Underweight:Reishi improves appetite

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4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. John E
    May 26, 2012 @ 20:43:36

    On one hand, the claim is that Reishi boosts the immune system. On the other, that it is good for rheumatoid arthritis, a condition caused by an over-active immune system.

    There seems to be a contradiction here- one of significant consequence to sufferers of Rheumatoid Arthritis.

    Any thoughts?

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  2. joni
    Sep 01, 2014 @ 14:44:38

    Reishi is an immunomodulator, which means it improves immune system function by bringing it to a state of balance (just as it works for both high & low blood pressure). Several people I know with RA & Lupus are using Reishi tincture with great results.

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