Reishi is probably the most popular medicinal mushroom in the world. One of its most popular ways of administration is by to make reishi mushroom tea.
Reishi’s uses are vast and wide and it is quickly becoming more widely accepted for its brilliant medicinal purposes in our modern world.
This is an intelligent mushroom and certainly lives up to its nickname, “The Mushroom of Immortality” for many reasons. Of course, the long lived Daoists would use this mushroom to increase their Shen, their lifespan and allow it to even help their meditations.
The different ways of taking it can coax out different properties of the mushroom. The different ways of administration of this mushroom all have their purposes, some perhaps are less used than others, but for the sake of brevity we are only going to be going into this video and about making reishi tea. The video below takes a closer look into properly preparing raw reishi mushroom, which can be found in any Chinese herb shop and also some health food stores, to make the perfect tea.
In this video Anthony points out basic benefits of Reishi, reveals the science behind its toughness when in dried state, demonstrates which part of red Reishi is the best for making a tea and finally explains the whole process of making Reishi mushroom tea.
These same steps can be used for making tea of out any type of medicinal mushroom too.
In case you don’t have access to raw reishi or prefer to simply mix a powder with hot water instead (because sometimes that is just far easier!), why not try out our new organically grown 16:1 reishi extract?
We have been thoroughly enjoying this new addition to our repertoire and many of us who have been taking it regularly have been more than happy with the results of this powerful mushroom extract.
We would love to hear your feedback on how you take reishi whether it is in tea, coffee, straight or any other creative way of taking it. Please feel free to leave comments below.