Ganoderma Lucidum commonly known as Reishi Mushroom is a fungus that is mainly found in the tree stumps and logs all throughout Asia. But the extract of it has numerous therapeutic properties that are used to treat various diseases such as diabetes, infections, altitude sickness, high blood pressure and cancer.
In addition, Ganoderma is said to be genus polypore mushrooms that mainly grow in tropical regions and has 80 species. It is also a well-known traditional Asian medicine that is important economically.
During the reign of the different dynasties in Chine and various leaders in Japan they already use this medicine, so they called it “herbs of spiritual potency”. They said it has magical property that can heal problems such as fatigue, asthma and insomnia, but the healing process is still a mystery.
Since there are 80 species of Ganoderma in the world, they were classified according to their extract that comes in varied forms such as liquid, pill and powder. In present time, many different companies used technology to extract the herb essence into liquid or powder form.
Ganoderma has a component that can boost human immune system. Reishi mushroom has a substance that prevents cancer cells to grow and averts some side effects. The active ingredients may also block chance for coronary diseases, liver disorders, heart problems and lung failure.
In addition, it also contains anti-hypertensive, anti-tumor and anti-allergic properties which help to improve overall body condition. Those who suffer from poor concentration, stress, allergies, fatigue and insomnia can be relieved by taking the extract.
Even before during ancient times, people already documented such evidence in an ancient script. But now, experts conduct various studies to analyze the herb capacity. In fact, in year 1999 a test-tube experiment was conducted. It clearly demonstrated the ability of Ganoderma Extract to stimulate the production of lymphocyte which boosts body immune system.