Common Name : Reishi, Hed-lin-jue, Ling- zhi (in Thai)
Part Used : Stem
Reishi (Ling - zhi, Hed-lin - jue) is well known as the Holly mushroom with its cure - all health benefits.
It can only be cultivated in mountainous areas of Asia. In traditional Thai medicine, Reishi has long been utilized as a balancing remedy that naturally enhances immune system. β - 1, 3 - D - glucan founded in the fungus has been proven as activator of the immune system by increasing the activity of white blood cells (WBC) especially macrophage, lymphocyte, NK cell therefore lower the risk of cancer, diuretic, bronchitis, and immune system disorder. In additional, Triterpenes including Ergosterol, Ganoderic acid A, Ganoderic acid B in Reishi inhibits the release of histamine, which is a major cause of allergy. As a result, Reishi is an excellent ingredient to be added in food supplements for health equilibrium.