Latin Name: Ganoderma lucidum
Uses: immune boost, flu, asthma, bronchitis, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease, kidney disease, cancer, liver disease, HIV/AIDS, chronic fatigue syndrome, insomnia, stomach ulcers, herpes, stress, prostate cancer
Safety Concerns: Extract is safe for up to 1 year. Do not take powdered reishi for more than 1 month. As the powdered form has been associated with toxic effects on the liver. Side effects include: dry mouth, itchy nasal area, upset stomach, nosebleed, bloody stool.
Always consult your physician before taking any medicinal products. This general information is not intended to diagnose any medical condition or to replace your healthcare professional. Consult with your healthcare professional to see if the product is appropriate for you. If you experience any pain or adverse side-effects, stop and consult your healthcare provider immediately.