RED REISHI – (Ganoderma Lucidum)


Red reishi naturally occurs on logs

Red Reishi naturally occurs on logs

RED REISHI – (Ganoderma lucidum)

An ancient healing mushroom, used by the Chinese for over 2000 years, who revered it as the mushroom/herb of immortality.  Originally found growing wild on plum trees, only growing on one in every 10,000 trees, making it very rare and kept solely for royaltyReishi has many benefits and has been hailed as an elixir of great importance.

Since the 1970’s it has been farmed commercially, making it more available. It is indigenous to South Africa and commonly found growing on acacia and jacaranda trees.

When taken on a consistent basis it is said to restore body systems and organs returning them to their natural functioning state. (SuperfoodEvolution).

Mushrush Organic Growing of Medicinal Red Reishi Mushrooms

Mushrush Organic Growing of Medicinal Red Reishi Mushrooms

Reishi works to adjust and fine tune the immune systemrestoring immune health as well as liver function. It is essentially an “immune system modulator”, balancing conditions that are either deficient or excessive. (SuperfoodEvolution).






Part of its secrets can be found in its high levels of polysaccharides and Beta-Glucans (polysaccharides that contain only glucose as structural components). These compounds “educate” the body, delivering powerful immune responses that increase the production of T-cellsB-cells and NK cell activity. (SuperfoodEvolution).

Cancer support – Reishi limits tumour aggressiveness by reducing blood supply to the tumour, activates the immune system and is reported to reduce the side-effects of chemotherapy (higher doses are required for effective cancer support).
Blood sugar stabilizer – in experiments reishi has been shown to reduce glucose, increase insulin release and enhance glucose metabolism in the liver.
Anti-oxidant – with radical scavenging activity it is able to assist in detoxifying the liver.
Liver protection and support – in treatments lasting from 2 to 15 weeks, the overall rate of efficiency was 70 to 98%.
Anti-allergy/anti-inflammatory – significantly inhibits all four types of allergic reactions, including positive effects against asthma and contact dermatitis
During an eight-month study of Alzheimer’s disease, patients taking a Reishi mycelium product demonstrated significant improvement.
Stiff joints are also treated with reishi.
Anti-aging – tests with reishi have shown that it is limits skin DNA damage.
Anti-cholesterol – reishi showed significant preventive and therapeutic action against plaque build-up in the arteries which leads to atherosclerosis.
A study in China found that low density lipoprotein (LDL, the harmful cholesterol) levels dropped in 68% of 90 patients, following one to four months of Reishi use.


A-Z of Reishi applications


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RED REISHI – (Ganoderma Lucidum) — 28 Comments

  1. Good Day

    a friend recommended your site He is very positive of the effects the mushroom treatment is having regards His Asthma.
    I have two things I need information with please I would appreciate your feedback.
    Firstly for my daughter who is highly asthmatic with her counts over a thousand. I also got to thinking : I suffer with complex regional pain syndrome for past three years, and am being treated professionally for the past eighteen months. Do you think you could also suggest what you think I should take as quite a few side effects (I am allergic ti fifteen types of medicines mostly under the sulpha groupings), constant nausea from the various drugs and thrush which is not easy to live with. Other side effects are also involved as I take 500mg of neurotrin throughout the day to early evening . as well as a patch for pain that gets changed once a week that gives a constant dosage over every hour for seven days.
    I would like to hear what you suggest I do and I will be mentioning this to my daughter regards asthma as she is about to undertake a new course of injection which I believe can have some drastic results and she IS may not fall pregnant at any time of the treatment. She is married and is twenty five, so yes I would like to see if and what is alternative measures.

    Thank you and look forward to hearing from you,

    Kind Regards,

    • Hi there…my wife has been diagnosed with lupus and seen that this mushroom helps with autoimmune conditions such as lupus. Can you confirm this and if so advise where we could get this mushrooms. Thanks

  2. Hi im interested on starting to farm oyster mushrooms and reishi. Could you supply me with more information about the courses and raw material supply im already in farming thank you

  3. Hi Sandra

    Trust that you are well. Could you please furnish me with more detail regarding your courses in mushroom farming. I am based in Johannesburg South Africa.



  4. I need to buy and learn more. Am a cultivator based in entebbe Uganda. Kindly plea educate me and help me earn some income by improving.

  5. hi there, we’ve just spoken. my name is biyana and we are looking to buy reishi mushrooms. my address is 19 Wesel rd, sunnyridge, germiston, Johannesburg or Michelangelo Hotel, Sandton. my contaxct number is 0824960414. thank you

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