The reishi mushroom, commonly referred to as the “mushroom of immortality”, is a wood-degrading basidiomycete with numerous pharmacological effects. It has been used for improvement of well-being and longevity for thousands of years in China.
The most important pharmacologically active constituents of reishi mushroom are beta-glucan and triterpenoids with the functions including: anti-tumor, immunomodulation, hepato-protective, improving sleep, inhibiting cholesterol synthesis, anti-aging, anti-hypertensive (ACE inhibiting), anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, anti-HIV
Our organic reishi extract (20% beta-glucan) was extracted with hot water from reishi fruiting bodies harvested in our own organic farm in Longquan, the national geographic indication area of reishi in China. The product is 100% pure extract without any carriers.