Lingzhi, Yeongji, Mannamtake, Reishi

Reishi ia a type of mushroom, therefore a type of fungus. Medicinal mushrooms have been used for hundreds of years, mainly in eastern countries, for infections prevention and treatment. There are also studies that say it can be used in the treatment of pulmonary diseases and cancer. Within its structure, there are several compounds, including triterpenoids, polysaccharides and peptidoglycans, that are responsible for its health effects. It seems to have a variety of potentially beneficial effects, including activity against tumors and beneficial effects on the immune system.

  • Origin: Funghi
  • Source: Itself
  • Type: Mushroom
  • Age Range: Adults, Seniors
  • Toxicity: May be toxic in high doses
  • Outcomes: Immunity, Immune Booster

What are Reishi benefits?

Ganoderma lucidum, also known as Ganoderma Lingzhi or Reishi, is a very popular mushroom of Asian origin, often used in traditional Chinese medicine, as well as Japanese and Korean medicine. In studies conducted with Reishi, it was possible to observe that the mushroom brings some benefits to the human body, such as: being a potent regulator of the immune system; a promising anti-cancer agent, given that it can activate natural killer cells, increasing their effectiveness and the body’s ability to fight tumors, while also reducing the chances of metastasis; stress reducer, given its triterpene compound, which also helps relieve anxiety and depression, as well as providing better sleep; therapeutic effect on insulin resistance; and in treating for a variety of conditions associated with metabolic syndrome.

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Immunity Reishi and Immunity

The immune system is made up of cells, tissues and organs that act in the organism's defense against the harmful effects of external microorganisms. The supplements indicated for immunity act as strengthening agents of this system, increasing the antibodies production and, consequently, its defense activity.
  • Immune Booster

    The immune system is responsible for defense against infectious agents, and is composed of leukocytes, macrophages, and lymphocytes. When immunity levels are low, the body is more likely to become infected with viruses, bacteria, and others. People who are easily infected can have low immunity for various reasons, such as family history diseases, poor diet, or absorption difficulties in some body function. Maintaining the intake of substances that strengthen immunity is to prevent diseases and prepare the body for any possible infection. To do this, it is important to turn your attention to what is ingested, exercise habits, and supplementation.

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