Reishi, also known as the “Mushroom of Immortality “or “King of the Mushroom”, are classified as a Superfood known for their cell regenerating, immune boosting potential. The latter nickname comes from the fact that Historically Reishi Mushrooms were reserved exclusively for royalty in ancient Asian cultures thousands of years ago.
Still used widely today in the east, there are studies & approved modern medical practices using Reishi & other medicinal mushrooms in conjunction to standard cancer treatments in Japan and China, for more than 30 years.
Reishi mushrooms are ‘adaptogenic’ stress-soothers, high in antioxidants, which is why they have long been a staple of Eastern medicine. As they filter into western lifestyles, Reishi are used to help enhance the immune system, reduce stress, improve sleep and lessen fatigue.
Some studies have shown that reishi mushrooms have antihistamine effects and improve the body’s oxygen supply which can be highly effective during physical exercise.
The listed benefits have clear value across a range of different lifestyles, giving you the necessary Boost to live your best life.
Research has identified 3 specific compounds in Reishi that are essential to its powerful antioxidant and anti-aging effects:
Polysaccharides help prevent abnormal blood vessel formation and also boost immune
Triterpenes protect the liver, lower blood pressure and cholesterol, prevent blood clotting that leads to heart attack and stroke and fight allergic responses triggered by histamines.
Ganoderma lucidum peptide is a unique protein that has incredibly potent antioxidant properties.