Reishi Mushroom Powder
The Reishi mushroom is commonly known as the mushroom of immortality, as it has been used for many millennia in Chinese medicine to various diseases and therefore prolong life [1, 2].
The bioactive constituents that have been found to hold medicinal properties within the Reishi mushroom are mainly Lanostane-type triterpinoids and polysaccharides such as beta-glucans. These are considered as potent agents for enhancing the immune system, as well as having high antioxidant and anti-microbial capacities [1, 3].
The mushroom is also well known for its beneficial effects on sleep and relaxation. When consumed, the mushroom shows to have hypnotic/sedative type effects, which explains why the mushroom has also been used to treat restlessness, palpitation and insomnia in China for hundreds of years [4, 5].
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Serving size: One tsp (3g), once or twice daily
- Vegan friendly
- Gluten free
- Packed in Australia from imported ingredients
Ingredients: Reishi Mushroom 10:1 Dual Extract Powder.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry place.
Available in 50g and 100g packs.
 Wachtel-Galor S, Yuen J, Buswell JA, et al. (2011) Ganoderma lucidum (Lingzhi or Reishi): A Medicinal Mushroom. In: Benzie IFF, Wachtel-Galor S, editors. Herbal Medicine: Biomolecular and Clinical Aspects. 2nd edition. Boca Raton (FL): CRC Press/Taylor & Francis; 2011. Chapter 9.
 Isaka, M., Chinthanom, P., Sappan, M., Supothina, S., Vichai, V., Danwisetkanjana, K., Boonpratuang, T., Hyde, K.D. and Choeyklin, R. (2017). Antitubercular Activity of Mycelium-Associated Ganoderma Lanostanoids. Journal of Natural Products, 80(5), pp.1361–1369.
 Gao, Y; Zhou, S; Huang, M; Xu, A (2013). Antibacterial and antiviral value of the genus Ganoderma P. Karst. species (aphyllophoromycetideae): A review. International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, [online] 5(3), pp.235–246.
 Chu, Q.-P., Wang, L.-E., Cui, X.-Y., Fu, H.-Z., Lin, Z.-B., Lin, S.-Q. and Zhang, Y.-H. (2007). Extract of Ganoderma lucidum potentiates induced sleep via a GABAergic mechanism. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior, 86(4), pp.693–698.
 Cui, X.-Y., Cui, S.-Y., Zhang, J., Wang, Z.-J., Yu, B., Sheng, Z.-F., Zhang, X.-Q. and Zhang, Y.-H. (2012). Extract of Ganoderma lucidum prolongs sleep time in rats. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 139(3), pp.796–800.
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