Simple Herbal Extracts | Reishi



Botanical Name

Ganoderma spp.

Part Used



Do not use if you have a mushroom allergy*

Traditional Information*

Reishi also known as Ling Zhi, is indicated for immune deficiency (cancer, AIDS, chronic fatigue syndrome) or hyper functioning (lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's Disease, ankylosing spondylitis). Reishi is an active antihepatotoxin as well as a cardiotonic, antioxidant and nervine.  This “kingly remedy” is also used to treat altitude sickness, allergies, insomnia,  leukopenia, ADD/ADHD, and hypercholesterolemia.

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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*Disclaimer: The information on historical, ethnobotanical and phytotherapeutic uses of herbs and traditional formulas contained herein is based on the experience and research of the author. It is not intended as a substitute for consulting with your physician or other health care provider. Any attempt to diagnose and treat an illness should be done under the direction of a health care professional. The publisher and author are not responsible for any adverse effects or consequences resulting from the use of any of the information discussed. Should you have any questions concerning the appropriateness of any preparation mentioned, the author strongly suggests consulting a professional health care advisor.