Daily Dose of Reishi Mushroom: 2.5g
Reishi Mushroom, with the scientific name of Ganoderma lucidum, or more commonly known as just reishi, is a Japanese mushroom that has been a popular medicinal herb for at least 2,000 years. In the Far East, many claim it to be the mushroom for longevity and eternal youth.
Powerful antioxidants called phytochemicals found in plants are thought to prevent diseases. The fundemental active ingredients in reishi mushroom are two phytochemicals known as beta-glucan polysaccharides and triterpenes. These phytochemicals help to prevent cell damage from free radicals, reduce allergy symptoms, treat and prevent hypertension, and stimulate the production of immune-supporting antibodies. It is also believed to be an adaptogen, which helps reduce the effects of mental, physical and emotional stress. According to some, Reishi has analgesic, antifungal, antiviral, antiparasetic, cardiovascular and antidiabetic effects.
Many people use reishi as a topical solution on their skin. This is because it can promote cell regrowth and provide a person’s skin with the phytochemicals it needs to prevent cell damage. Topically, there is no ideal dose, but for consumption, the daily recommended dose is 2.5g per day.
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