Mysterious Lucid Ganoderma
In ancient times, Lucid Ganoderma or Reishi was considered so auspicious that its medical efficacy has been attested to in the oldest Chinese medical text, known in Japan as "Hinnoh Honsohkyo". The "Hinnoh Honsohkyo" is now accepted as the original text book of Oriental Medical Science. This medical text classifies and examines over 365 kinds of herbal medicines which are grouped into 3 categories: Superior, Medium and Low. Superior medicinal herbs are for perpetual youth and longevity. Of the Superior medicines listed in the text, Lucid Ganoderma is rated number one. Centuries ago, Lucid Ganoderma was said to be a medicine that would grant you eternal youth and longevity. After 2,000 years, Lucid Ganoderma has again entered into the spotlight and has been recorded as having the most extensive and effective healing powers.
Lucid Ganoderma (linghzi) is a woody, reddish colored mushroom that provides an excellent natural health supplement. In recent research, Lucid Ganoderma has shown to be effective in treating many disease including, cancer, HIV, hepatitis, liver disorders, diabetes, cholesterols, hypertensions, nervous tensions, chronic bronchitis, leukocytopenia and reticuloendothelial systems. Lucid Ganoderma is highly recommended for people who are suffering from lung, heart, spleen, liver and kidney diseases. Lucid Ganoderma can also be used to help with insomnia, anorexia, palpitation, dizziness, forgetfulness, and boosting of the immune system. Lucid Ganoderma is also an excellent supplement for lessening the burning sensations of lactic acid build up from exercises while shortening recovery time such as after weight training by promoting self-healing, and lessen fatigue. Studies have also shown that patience who were given Lucid Ganoderma as supplements, were able to lower their blood cholesterol and blood pressure while improving their overall blood circulation.
Lucid Ganoderma contains protein, various amino acids, polyose, fats, terpines, ergosterol, organic acids, aldaloid, adenine, uracil, various enzymes and various trace elements as Ge, with some main pharmacological actions such as: Anti-aging, Anti-tumor, Strengthen the heart, Improve immune function, Improve adrenocortical function, Anti-fatigue, and Reduces the excitability of parasympathetic nerves.
Ganoderma lucidum, Ganoderma japonicum
Reishi, Chi zhi, Hong ling zhi, Linh chi, Ling chih, Ling qi, Ling zhi, Ling zhi cao, Lucid ganoderma, Mannentake, Rokkaku reishi, Young ji, Zi zhi.