Common names:

Reishi mushroom,  Red Reishi Mushroom, Ganoderma Lucidum, Ling Zhi.

Traditional uses of Reishi:

Red Reishi Mushroom can be used in the following situations:

  • weakened immunity – thanks to the high content of triterpenoids and polysaccharides, Reishi has a strong immune function
  • rheumatoid arthritis – due to the immunostimulatory and anti-inflammatory effects it has a potentially positive effect on autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis
  • detoxifying activity – supports the cleansing of the body of toxic substances
  • liver failure – Reishi has hepatoprotective effects, supports the regeneration of liver cells
  • fatigue – has a positive effect on fatigue of various origins
  • insomnia and anxiety – has a positive effect on problems with insomnia and anxiety
  • cardiovascular problems – Reishi has a positive effect on a wide spectrum of cardiovascular problems, has the ability to reduce blood fat, lower blood pressure, reduce blood clotting
  • Cancer – Reishi has a long history in cancer prevention and treatment
  • aging – Reishi has a significant impact on the aging process, acts as a powerful antioxidant, traditionally known as the “mushroom of immortality”.

Side effects:

After using Reishi mushrooms you can feel dizziness, dry mouth, esophagus, dry nose, gastrointestinal disorders, loose stools, and skin allergic reactions. These symptoms usually occur in the initial stage of use, the reactions described are normal and do not indicate the need to stop using the preparation.


Reishi mushrooms are contraindicated for pregnant and lactating women and children up to 3 years of age.


Reishi interacts with anticoagulants, immunosuppressants, chemotherapeutics and Cytochrome P450.

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