Reishi-EX™ is Botaniex’s branding extract from Reshi Mushroom (Linzhi) made with a proprietary extraction technology. The extraction method retains the chemical stability and potency of Reishi’s active components while enhancing its bioavailability when consumed. Botaniex provides Extract of Reshi Mushroom in the following specifications.
|Reishi Mushroom Extract||Reishi-EX™ 41||
4:1 Extraction Ratio
|Reishi Mushroom Extract||Reishi-EX™ 101||
10:1 Extraction Ratio
|Reishi Mushroom Extract||Reishi-EX™/POLY10||
|Reishi Mushroom Extract||Reishi-EX™/POLY20||
|Reishi Mushroom Extract||Reishi-EX™/POLY30||
*Customized specification available upon request.
Reishi Mushroom, also known as Lingzhi mushroom in China, has been used in traditional medicine for over 2000 years and has been sought after for the treatment of ailments ranging from those of the cardiovascular system to those of the nervous systems. It has widely been thought to increase physical stamina and overall health. Reishi has one of the most extensive documentations and histories in Traditional Chinese Medicine and ranks amongst one of the greatest overall remedies like Ginseng and Cordyceps caterpillar fungus.
|Botanical Name||Ganoderma lucidum|
|Part of Fungi Used||Cystocarp|
Benefits of Reshi Mushroom Extract
- Enhance Immune function
- Prolong life expectancy
- Anti-aging, improves skin health
- Treats fatigue, insomnia, and other symptoms of stress
- Lowers blood pressure and blood glucose
- Anti-tumor and tumor preventative
- Hepaprotective (protects liver)
Traditional and Modern Applications
Traditional Chinese Medicine has used the Reishi mushroom to nourish and fortify the three “treasures” of the body, the Jing, Qi, and Shen. It is means to build resistance, detoxify and build energy over time, and prolong intelligence and wisdom. It was also used as a means of stress relief, helping calm the mind, ease tension, and improve overall cognitive function. Inflammatory diseases were also commonly treated using the mushroom including ulcers.
Reishi has been shown to reduce inflammatory effects and also the severity of allergic reactions and has had positive effects in the treatment of asthma and contact dermatitis. It is used as an anticonvulsant, alleviating many seizures. It has shown itself to be an effective accessory treatment when fighting cancer along with chemotherapy by boosting the immune system.In diabetics it lowers blood sugar levels and enhances insulin output. Gastrointestinal health is also improved by improving the balance of gut flora.
Although Reishi mushroom does not exhibit significant drug interactions or contraindications, individuals who may have allergies must be cautious when consuming the mushroom or products made from the mushroom. Individuals with diabetes should consult a physician regarding their medication before taking supplements containing Reishi so that their blood glucose levels remain within optimal margins.
6-12g of the mushroom may be consumed daily, divide this by the extraction ratio to obtain extract dosage.
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