Reishi mushrooms (Ganoderma Lucidum) are true powerhouse adaptogens that contain around 400 different bioactive compounds including: polysaccharides (divided into β-1,3-glucans and polysaccharide peptides like peptidoglycan), over 120 triterpenoids (mostly ganoderic acids), nucleotides, peptides (proteins), glycoproteins, sterols (including ergosterol, known as pro-vitamin D2), fatty acids and minerals like copper, zinc, selenium, iron, calcium, manganese, magnesium and germanium.*
Frequently Asked Questions
Do Reishi mushrooms have side effects?
Some users may experience dizziness, dry mouth, itching, nausea, stomach upset, and rash. Reishi could interact with medications for diabetes, high blood pressure, and blood clotting. Talk to your doctor before use if you are pregnant, nursing or have a medical condition for which you are taking any prescription medications.
How much reishi should I take for maximum benefits?
This would depend on your objective for adding reishi to your diet. Personal physiological factors and severity of condition can vary widely. Consulting your healthcare provider is most recommended.