The Reishi mushroom is one of the most revered herbs in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Known as Ling zhi in China, there are references to its use as far back as 1,000 B.C. when it was referred to as the "Herb of Spiritual Potency" and the "Ten-thousand Year Mushroom".
The focus of Traditional Chinese Medicine is on actively promoting good health and prevention. Reishi is one of the most highly regarded herbs for this purpose and the mushroom most often used as a general health tonic. *
The Reishi Gano 161 has been studied and validated to be the finest Reishi mushroom. Fruit body (Ganoderma lucidum) has the most complex constituent profile of any of the well known medicinal mushrooms (or their mycelium). Like many medicinal mushrooms it contains polysaccharides, ergesterols, and adenosine compounds. However, unique to this species are the "ganoderic acids" or "triterpenes". Contained within the hard, shiny red surface of the mushroom, these are the compounds specifically beneficial for liver, cardiovascular health.
Reishi traditionally is used to promote good health. Reishi is one of the most highly regarded herbs for this purpose and it is one of the mushroom most often used as a general health tonic.
Organic Reishi (Reishi Gano 161) Hot water/alcohol extract...400 mg (14% polysaccharide, 4% triterpines) (Extract 15 : 1 DHE: 6000 mg)
Other ingredients: Ganoderma lucidum mycelium, myceliated rice, vegetarian capsule (cellulose).
Instructions: adults take 1 capsules daily on an empty stomach or as recommended by a health care practitioner.
Hot-water extracts are made from mycelium or mushrooms. The extracts are dehydrated and encapsulated. Levels of actives are listed on the label. This process concentrates the actives to specific and desired amounts. Depending on the species, the levels of actives range varies.