Ganoderma lucidum. The name of this mushroom means “Spirit Mushroom” in Japanese, while the Chinese name for it, Ling zhi, also means “spirit plant” or “tree of life mushroom”. Reishi promotes health and longevity. Warming, nourishing, tonifying and detoxifying, TCM uses for this plant include treatment of hypertension, asthma and other bronchial ailments. Reishi shows strong activity against chronic hepatitis and HIV. Immune-modulating, anti-viral, anti-oxidant, analgesic, adaptogenic. Reduces excessive immune response, useful for auto-immune conditions such as lupus and RA. Assists the genetic checkpoint that inspects for then acts to destroy cancer cells, also acts to inhibit the prostate cancer signaling process and reduces UTI’s for men.
1:5 – 60%, 5-10ml (about 1-2tsp) 3x day.