Many research has been done on the Reishi mushrooms and the benefits it has on cancer treatment. This was done through invitro and human studies experiments. Next to ginseng, Reishi mushrooms is rated at the top among Chinese traditional medicinal herbs psilocybin pills.
In China it is known as LingChi or Lingzhi while in Japan it is recognized as Reishi. In the west however, it is widely known Ganoderma Lucidum. It has been used for over 2,000 years by the Chinese as part of their medicinal treatments.
In Asia it is commonly and widely used in treatment for cancer as well as immune stimulating prescriptions. Many medicinal mushrooms research has been done on the Reishi mushrooms and its benefits that it is regarded as one of the most respected herbal medicine in Asia.
Research done in Japan, Europe and parts of America shows that one common element of all the studies is that Reishi mushrooms has the ability to effect the immune system in a most amazing and positive way. Because of this, it benefits a large number of illnesses including various forms of cancer.
Other then improving the immune system, researchers also found that it has anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, anti-viral, anti-bacterial and antioxidant properties.
Here are the top 7 benefits of Reishi or Ganoderma Lucidum mushrooms:
Reduce cholesterol and enhancing metabolism;
Purifying blood hence detoxify the body resulting in revitalized cells;
Enhancing liver functions and remove free radical;
Dissolve thrombosis hence prevent stroke/heart attack;
Normalize immunity (polysaccharide + triterpenoids);
Enhancing elasticity of blood vessel;
Builds up immunity resulting in better antibody
Studies also show that Reishi has the ability to inhibit cancer cells and produce new capillaries and thus making it a very potent anti tumor. In has also been known to reduce side effects of radio and chemotheraphy and stimulate appetite of cancer patient.
So who can benefit from Reishi? People with diabetes, hypertension/hypotension, asthma, kidney, liver, brain, intestine problems, cancer, gastric, gout, cyst, fibroid, heart and many more. It is even beneficial for people with no illnesses as it strengthens the bodys immune system. The simple reason that it is so beneficial is because of its amazing and positive natural way that it effects the immune system.