Reishi Mushroom (灵芝), also known as Ling Zhi or Ganoderma Lucidum, is a very popular health 'shroom which has been used for centuries in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Being versatile in nature, this health mushroom contains several molecules (peptidoglycans, polysaccharides and triterpenoids) which contribute towards a positive line of health and wellbeing.
So, to uncover why this herb is becoming increasingly popular worldwide, here are 5 great ways to use Reishi Mushroom in your lifestyle...
What is Reishi Mushroom?
Reishi is a fungus which thrives in hot and humid locations, particularly across Asia.
It has been extremely popular in Eastern medicine, with regions of China using this as an alternative treatment for a variety of health concerns.
This bitter-tasting fungus is grown in the original source of the Fu Jian province, whereby Reishi has the perfect conditions to thrive and produce the highest quality ingredient.
The mushroom itself can be eaten fresh, or combined with other authentic herbal ingredients in cooking, tea or as a supplement.
What are the health benefits of Reishi Mushroom?
With such high popularity, this mushroom has been used to potentially assist with the following:
- Mental health disorders
- Fatigue fighting
- Building strength/stamina
- Relieving hay fever and associated allergies
- Heal the liver and kidneys through the meridians
- Enhancing brain function
- Gut health
- Possess anti-cancerous properties
- Act as an anti-inflammatory
In addition, Reishi is suitable for vegans and is gluten-free.
What forms of this mushroom are available?
As promised, here are 5 great ways to start integrating Reishi Mushroom as an important part of your routine:
1) Herbal Tea
Infusing Reishi mushroom in herbal tea is a fantastic way to receive the benefits from this herb, whilst creating a tasty health tonic.
Just simply mix some Reishi with hot water, simmer for 5 minutes then serve and enjoy!
A great on-the-go option always by your side.
4) Raw Form
Simplicity at its finest.
A handful of Reishi mushroom is a top tier snack option for those who love a natural alternative.
5) Soups & Salads
Mushrooms have always been a mainstay in many cultures, but Reishi takes things one step further with its extensive list of potential health benefits.
Using these in soups and salads is an effective way to include a tasty ingredient packed with wellbeing boosting properties.
How can I get hold of Reishi Mushroom?
To provide a wide variety of options for your desired goals, Reishi Mushroom is available in the following quantities:
Dried Reishi Mushroom 灵芝 | (500g) [SOLD OUT]
Now that you've got some fantastic ideas of how to use this versatile herb, there's so 'mush-room' for you to boost your wellbeing with the help of Reishi!
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