|Latin Name:||Ganoderma lucidum|
|Common Name:||Reishi Mushroom Slices|
|Plant Part(s):||Whole Mushroom|
Ganoderma lucidum is a polypore mushroom that grows in dark, damp forests. Once reserved for the ruling class, the cherished reishi mushrooms are now available to all. Reishi mushroom slices have historically been utilized as a qi tonic in Traditional Chinese Medicine, earning the name “mushroom of immortality”. Reishi slices are easy to manage and can be decocted as reishi mushroom tea, added to herbal broths, and tinctured.
Reishi mushroom supports immune health to help you stay feeling your best and supports the body’s immune defenses to stay feeling healthy.*
Reishi has been cited thousands of years ago in several texts and scripts as being a tonic for emperors. At one time this mushroom was specifically used under the prestigious vestiges of the ruling class, but it has since made its way into the pantries of us common folk. Traditional and contemporary Chinese medicine admire it as a tonic benefiting vital energy or "Qi". Reishi is a polypore mushroom, growing in damp, dark forests and the occasional rotting log. Modern day demand has forced its cultivation in Japan, China and the United States which is promising for the wild stands of Reishi.
* This product has not been evaluated by the CFIA or Health Canada. This information is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We recommend consulting with a qualified health practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or taking any medications.
These slices include the whole mushroom top, cut into thin slices for ease of use. Tea decoction from the dried mushroom, which Chinese medicine usually call for 1-8 grams of dried mushroom per cup of tea (6-8 ounces). Can be used in herbal broths or for tincturing.
No known precautions. We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
BULK PRICING: Price is per 10 g. To save on packaging, our herbs are sold in bulk and will arrive to you in a labelled paper bag. Now you may order as much or as little as you'd like!