Hailed in ancient Eastern medicine as the “mushroom of immortality” and the “medicine of kings,” you’d expect reishi to offer you some pretty astounding health benefits, right? Your assumptions are correct. This prized fungus may be able to boost your immune system, fight cancer, ward off heart disease, calm your nerves and relieve both allergies and inflammation.
How can one fungus help the human body in so many ways? Traditional Eastern medical science explains reishi wide range of medicinal applications better, perhaps, than mainstream medicine ever could. According to Eastern thought, the body needs to defend itself against threats to its “equilibrium.” These threats can be physical, such as viruses and bacteria that cause infection; emotional, such as stressors that cause anxiety; or energetic, in that they reduce alertness. Whatever the threat, reishi helps the body maintain its defense against these threats to its equilibrium, helping the body to maintain balance. In this sense, diseases like heart disease and cancer mean that the body is out of balance, which is why an equilibrium-enhancing remedy such as Reishi can help so many diverse ailments.
This immune-boosting action also works wonders in the prevention and treatment of Cancer, as the T-cells are then able to fight cancer cells more effectively. However, reishi may help the body defeat cancer in not just one, but four ways. In addition to boosting the immune system, the glucan in reishi helps immune cells bind to tumor cells. Many experts believe that it also actually reduces the number of cancerous cells, making it easier for T-cells and macrophages to rid the body of them. Another substance in reishi, called canthaxanthin, slows down the growth of tumors, according to “Prescription for Dietary Wellness” author Phyllis A. Balch and other experts. As a result of these amazing anti-cancer abilities, laboratory research and traditional medicinal usage of reishi to fight cancer is so positive that the Japanese government officially recognizes it as a cancer treatment.
Besides cancer, reishi can help and treat another of America’s top killers: cardiovascular disease. The protection reishi offers against heart disease and stroke is truly remarkable because it helps prevent so many different risk factors, due to its high content of heart-saving substances like sterols, ganoderic acids, coumarin, mannitol and polysaccharides. Experts believe that the ganoderic acids in particular lower triglyceride levels, remove excess cholesterol from the blood, lower blood pressure, reduce platelet stickiness and even help correct arrhythmia.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Up to 1oz
Shipping & Returns
Shipping & Returns
Majority of our orders ship out same day! However, please allow up to 10 business days for shipping. If your item is out of stock before we are able to update our site, you will be contacted and partially refunded. If you want to place a bulk order (1lb+), please email email@example.com, subject line: Bulk Order.
Occasionally popular items sell out before we can update their status on our website. In the event you have placed an order with us and an ordered item is out-of-stock, you will be contacted within 4 days after your order has been placed to inform you when we anticipate your order to ship.
If shipping outside of the US, please check with customs agencies to ensure that the product you are purchasing is allowed to be imported. PLEASE NOTE: SACRED ROOTZ LLC is not responsible for items rejected from import or by customs.
Pick up orders
You will be notified via email once your order is ready for pickup. Typically, orders are ready within 1-4 business days.