Reishi Mushroom is a kind of fungus called tinder.
For its medicinal properties he valued highly enough in Oriental medicine. The first mention of this fungus date back to the third millennium BC.
We have a lot of Reishi mushroom name versions, including Ling Zhi (which stands for immortality herb), lacquered tinder, Ganoderma and mannentake. The most common name is the Reishi mushroom, which is understood as a mushroom of spiritual power.
Today, mushroom very successfully cultivated in Vietnam, China and Japan, but also its not very difficult to grow in the home. Under natural conditions, the fungus is most often found on the dead or dying deciduous trees. In Russia, this fungus is found mainly in the Krasnodar region, and collect it from mid-summer to late autumn.
Be particularly careful study of the chemical composition of Reishi mushroom engaged American and Japanese scientists. Incidentally, the composition of the plant is rather complex and contains a lot of different trace elements, vitamins, volatile organic acids, coumarins and polysaccharides. Suffice fungi are important in ganodermovye acid, germanium, polysaccharides and triterpenes, which cause is the healing properties of Reishi mushroom, opinions of scientists confirm this.
The use of Reishi mushroom
Eastern medicine involves the use of this fungus in all diseases. However, in each case, and there is a certain disease dosage and method of preparation. In general, the use of Reishi mushroom is due to the soothing, antispasmodic, immunomodulatory, anti-allergic, expectorant, hypoglycemic, anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory properties and holesterinosnizhayuschimi.
According to reviews, Reishi mushroom can lower blood pressure and prevent blood clots.
Application Reishi mushroom may help protect against the adverse action of the liver cells, it possesses antitumor functions due to the fact that activate various immune system.
Oriental medicine believes that the fungus helps cleanse the liver energy channel through which you can enhance the recovery of the circulation of internal energy, and it can get rid of a large number of diseases known to science. It is believed that the clean channel is energetically promotes longevity and prolongs youth.
Reishi mushroom tincture can inhibit autoimmune reactions, as well as to facilitate the flow of autoimmune diseases and allergies. Because of biologically active substances contained in Reishi, moderately dilates blood vessels, improves blood circulation and tissue saturated with oxygen.
Reishi mushroom finds application in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, particularly arrhythmia, hypertension, and also in the prevention of stroke and heart attack. Widespread use of this fungus and the treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, especially ulcer, gastritis, colitis and pancreatitis.
In folk medicine, tincture of Reishi mushroom is used for the treatment of infectious, allergic and hormonal diseases, immunodeficiencies and diseases of the respiratory system. They are quite effective at preventing cancer.
Harm mushroom Reishi
It is strictly prohibited the use of any drugs on the basis of Reishi mushroom pregnant and lactating women and children under 1 year.
People prone to bleeding, is also not recommended to take the drug and tinctures with this fungus.