Before you get too excited, this is probably not what you think! There is no ‘getting high’ or taking a trip with the mushroom I’m writing about today. However, what they can do for us is pretty remarkable. Do I have your attention yet? If so, allow me to introduce you to - the reishi mushroom. Reishi is known as one of the medicinal mushrooms.
In some circles, Reishi is also known as ganoderma and called the Medicine of Kings. Reishi can be used for so many health protocols. It comes in capsules or powder form and can be added to a favorite beverage such as hot chocolate or coffee. If I were to try to detail all of the attributes/benefits of Reishi we would be here for a week. So, I’ll hit the high points and you can do some of your own research.
Reishi can be used for nerve support and insomnia. It has been used in the treatment of Alzheimers and Parkinson’s disease with most patients seeing improvement in their condition. Reishi has been used in cancer treatments in Asian countries. It has been shown to reduce chemotherapy side effects when taken as a supplement alongside the chemo treatments.. Reishi is anti-allergic and anti inflammatory which is important in treating many conditions.
Reishi helps regulate blood sugar levels. This is very important if you are pre-diabetic or a type 2 diabetic. As of 2020, 34.5 percent of the US population is dealing with metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance. The fastest group being diagnosed with Type @ diabetes is children! The fact that Reishi mushroom can help with this is HUGE.
Reishi is known to promote healing of the liver. With liver disease at an all time high, this is certainly something to look at. Reishi has also been shown effective in treating arthritis, hepatitis, bronchitis, stress, anxiety, asthma, hypertension, and cardiac problems.
Are you seeing why Reishi can be called a Magic Mushroom? You just might want to add Reishi to your supplement arsenal for vibrant health and longevity!!