As with anything, something potentially good can have devastating effects as well. Take for example mushrooms. Mushrooms have documented history attached to their beneficial uses, medicinally. Reishi Mushroom Supplements, contain one of the most widely used and well-known mushrooms for their medicinal purpose.
Mushrooms are part of the fungi family. Different kinds may have different effects on the body and mind. On one extreme there are the skull-cap mushrooms, which can cause death. Then there are the kind people in order to have mind altering high’s. Then there are others like the Reishi, which are used for healing benefits.
The Reishi mushrooms, among one of the most popular Chinese mushroom, due to a long list of reputable health benefits. This includes such properties such as antioxidants. mexicana mushrooms This property accounts for the reason the dried powder of the mushroom was used in ancient China as a chemotherapy agent.
Another name for Reishi is Ganoderma or Ling Zhi. A lot of research continues on mushrooms, such as the Reishi that are found as having many health benefits. Some potential benefits include the prevention of some kinds of cancers. One study found that their may be properties of the mushroom, which prevent breast and prostate cancer cells from invading. Most studies found some kind of cancer fighting property. Anti-cancer, Anti-tumor, reduction of blood pressure, cardiovascular, Lyme disease, anti-viral, stress reducer, nerve tonic, lack of energy, diabetes, and Lung/respiratory strengthener are just a few of the many other potential healing properties.
When tested for potency in effectiveness when used, most found the actual mushroom worked best. Therefore, this suggests that some of the Reishi Mushroom Supplements may not work as well if not prepared correctly. Its always good to read the label and make sure to check with you’re doctor before starting anything new.
Ron Pitts manages the website for Vitasol, Inc. (the parent company of ORGANOTECH®)