Product name: Reishi Mushroom Powder Extract
Latin name: Ganoderma lucidum (Leysser.Fr)Karst
Plant part used: mycelium& fruiting body
Testing methods: UV&HPLC
CAS No.: Polysaccharide, 9012-72-0; Triterpenoid, 81907-62-2.
Appearance: Brownish fine powder
Particle size: 100% pass 80 mesh
Main Function: Stimulate Immune System and Anti-Cancer
Ratio Extract: 10:1, 20:1, 50:1TLC
Standard Aqueous Extract:
Polysaccharide 10%, 20%, 30%, 40%, 50% UV
Polysaccharide 10%; Triterpenoid 1% HPLC
Polysaccharide 20%; Triterpenoid 2% HPLC
Polysaccharide 30%; Triterpenoid 2% HPLC
Polysaccharide 40%; Triterpenoid 1% HPLC
Polysaccharide 50%; Triterpenoid 1% HPLC
BETA D Glucan 30% UV; Triterpenoid 2% HPLC
BETA D Glucan 50% UV; Triterpenoid 1% HPLC
Standard Aqueous & Ethanol Extract:
Polysaccharide 10% UV, Triterpenoid 4% HPLC
Polysaccharide 10% UV, Triterpenoid 6% HPLC
Polysaccharide 10% UV, Triterpenoid 8% HPLC
Reishi mushroom is the name for one form of the mushroom Ganoderma lucidum, and its close relative Ganoderma tsugae, which grows in the northern Eastern Hemlock forests. These two species of bracket fungus have a worldwide distribution in both tropical and temperate geographical regions, including North and South America, Africa, Europe, and Asia, growing as a parasite or saprotroph on a wide variety of trees.
What are the active ingredients?
Researchers have identified that water-soluble polysaccharides are one of the active ingredients found in Red Reishi that have anti-tumour, immune modulating and blood pressure lowering effects.Another active ingredient is triterpenes, a class of them found in Reishi is known as ganoderic acids. Studies have indicated that ganoderic acids help alleviate common allergies by inhibiting histamine release, improve oxygen utilization and improve liver functions.
Key active constituents
Beta and hetero-Beta-glucans (antitumour, immunostimulating )
Ling Zhi-8 protein (anti-allergenic, immuno-modulating)
Ganodermic acids -triterpenes (anti-allergenic agents, cholesterol and blood pressure reducing
Other Ganoderma lucidum(reishi) series products: Ganoderma lucidum(duanwood reishi mushroom) extract polysaccharides 10-50%,Triterpenoid 2-10% HPLC, 10:1,20:1, 50:1 TLC,Ganoderma lucidum(duanwood reishi mushroom) shell-broken spore powder.
How soon can one see the results of taking Reishi?
Results can vary from individual to individual.
Normally one can notice the benefits from taking high quality Reishi after about 10 days to two weeks. One can experience a significant difference with their overall well-being after taking Reishi continuously for two months.
It is important for individuals to make Reishi a part of their daily routine for preventative health.
Is Reishi good for all age groups?
Yes. Reishi is a health food supplement that is useful for all age groups.
However, once again it is recommended to consult a qualified health physician just to be safe when taking any dietary supplement.
What are the directions to take Reishi?
Reishi is best taken in the morning with an empty stomach. Drinking more water will also help enhance the effects of Reishi by helping the body get rid of poisonous waste.
It is also recommended to take Vitamin C with Reishi as this will assist the body in absorbing the active ingredients in Reishi. Studies have shown that Vitamin C helps break down the complex polysaccarides into smaller manageable pieces that the body can intake.
Should Reishi be taken only when one is ill?
No. Reishi can be taken at any time even when one is not ill. The primary benefit of Reishi is its ability to support and modulate the immune system to an optimal level. Hence, Reishi is beneficial even for a healthy person. It is best to make red Reishi a part of your daily routine for preventative health.
What are all the benefits of Reishi?
The following table was found in a published article titled Medicinal mushrooms: their therapeutic properties and current medical usage with special emphasis on cancer treatments from Cancer Research UK.
1. Enhance immunoregulation, promotes metabolism.
2. Prolong life and anti-aging, improve the skin health care.
3. Anti-tumor and anti-radiation, inhibit tumor growth, prevent postoperative recurrence of cancers, reduce side-effects during chemotherapy or radiotherapy, such as mitigate the pains, suppress hair loss, etc.
4. Anti-cardiovascular diseases via germanium eliminating toxins from blood, anti-hypertension, lower blood sugar and cholesterol.
5. Protect liver and enhance detoxification, thus improving liver function and repairing of liver tissue injury.
6. Has a significant efficacy on removing anxiety, anti-fatigue, anti-insomnia, anti-amnesia, improve sleep, and has a better auxiliary effect on neurasthenia, fatigue syndrom, menopausal syndrom and Alzheimers disease.
Storage：Store in cool &dry place. Keep away from strong light and heat.
Shelf life：2 years when properly stored.
Packing：Double plastic bag of foodstuff inside, cardboard drum outside, (25kg/drum).