Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi) has been considered the "king of herbs in the East for over 4,000 years. Ganoderma is obtained from the reishi mushroom by a special process that preserves all of its properties.
Ganoderma is a super adaptogen - an agent that balances body function. There are literally over 3 million pages of research published on the benefits of ganoderma lucidum. Some of the findings include:
Ganoderma offers hope in the delay and prevention of Alzheimer's Disease. Alzheimers is characterized by excessive deposits of β-amyloid peptide (β-AP). Researchers at the University of Hong Kong have found that ganoderma lucidum produces an antibody against the β-amyloid peptide in the central nervous system. It also increases oxygen and blood flow to the brain .
For more detailed information on how this amazing herb can benefit you, can click here.
For a link to published medical studies compiled by the U.S. government, visit here.
For those who would like to see in depth research with footnotes, you may download a PDF file. Please be patient, since the file is 21 pages and cites almost 70 studies.
NOTE: you can definitely find products on the web that bill themselves as "gano" coffee. As with anything you put into your body, do your research! Know:
After doing extensive research on both ganoderma coffee products and ganoderma neutraceuticals, one of the best we found was OrGano Gold.
a) if they don't reveal or don't know the source of the ganoderma, then be wary;
b) if they don't reveal or don't know how the ganoderma is processed, be careful;
c) if they don't reveal or don't know the purity of the ganoderma, run!
Be sure that any ganoderma product you take is certified 100% organic; that it is:
a) grown in strictly controlled environments (in pristine mountain forests in China);
b) cultured from natural log wood, indigenous to the area - just as it has been for millennia;
c) certified organic by the U.S. F.D.A;
d) extracted through low-temperature, shell-broken technology;
e) certified pure through independent laboratory testing;
NOTE: Regardless of how products are used in other countries, or what you may have heard or read, under FDA law in the United States, it is illegal for a manufacturer to make any medical claims for health supplements.
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