, a rare variety of credited with the highest medicinal qualities by the classic Chinese ‘Seng Nong’ is indeed a subject of much research from the ancient china of 100 B.C.. It’s also Called Linghzi in China and Reishi in Japan. It’s said that in the early times anybody who discovered the rare Linghzi never revealed the location and kept it a secret of health, longevity and prosperity.


The Japanese admired the herb as ‘God’s Herb’ in which it’s known as Reishi. Lingzhi herbal mushrooms in medicine was considered so auspicious that its medical efficacy has been attested to in the oldest Chinese medical text (over 2,000 years old). The publication, which is known in Japan as”Shinnoh Honsohkyo”, has become accepted as being the original textbook of Oriental medical science. In it, 365 types of medicines are classified and explained.

Ganoderma is categorized as “Superior Herb” or “God’s Herbs” and they are for perpetual youth and longevity. The publication states that for “superior” medicines, any amount can be taken as desired on a constant basis with no adverse consequences. Of the superior medicines listed in the text, Lingzhi was rated number one. You can see how powerful and important Lingzhi was believed in ancient times. It attained its ranking from the Chinese text not because of its symbolic significance as a great omen but due to its medicinal properties.

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Centuries before, Lingzhi was regarded as a medication that would give you eternal youth and longevity. But after 2,000 years, Lingzhi has jumped into the spotlight as a particular medicine for cancer. This has to be a bitter irony for those from the modern medical profession who disregarded the herbal remedies and oriental medicine as being “old wives’ tales”. The families of cancer patients that have received a diagnostic “death sentence” now look for reishi as the only way left for them. The Linghzi Mushrooms grows only on older tree barks with specific conditions difficult to replicate.

Till 1971 the herb was so infrequent that it was barely sited except in mountainous regions. Many researchers had tried to plant Ganoderma unnaturally but failed. Till in 1971 led by Naoi Department of Agriculture and Professor Zenzaburo Kasai, Kyoto University made a breakthrough in its cultivation. Presently the herb is increased only by 10 nations. The demand far outstrips supply as a result of increasing evidence through various researches on its effectiveness in treating many such as Cancer, HIV, Hepatitis, Diabetes, ailments and mainly as a preventative because its wealthy anti oxidant and detoxifying qualities. Some of the study in Japan suggests that those who’ve taken Ganoderma for more than a year the trip to physicians dropped into half.

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There are thousands of research paper available for example online on the topic of the healing breakthroughs achieved by Lingzhi or Ganoderma in a variety of remedies and too long to discuss here. However we can emphasize the study in short. Improves cholesterosis, coronary insufficiency. Improves hyper and hypotensions. Improves anxious anxiety, neurosis. Improves , hepatitis. Improves leukocytopenia and reticuloendothelial system. Effective in numerous other disorders.

The three significant killers nowadays are: cancer, cerebrosis and coronary diseases. Both have their etiology closely related to the blood circulatory system. Related problems like stroke, heart block, arteriosclerosis, obesity etc., are tied to issues in the . One out of three men dies from one of the aforementioned ailments everyday. Lingzhi can correct this imbalance and strengthen the system to prevent additional deterioration. What’s notable are its preventive capabilities. For the 21st century guy, stressed out, poisoned from the polluted air, wrong food habits and medication induced illnesses of this modern medication.


While modern medicine has been quite helpful in treating specific conditions efficiently and immediately, they don’t deal with the holistic approach of this early medicine as a preventative and for regeneration of wasted cells and cells that are damaged. To conclude, Ganoderma has been demonstrated to exert substantial effect on decreasing , strengthening the body’s immune system and prolonging life. Despite the fact that its role in cancer management hasn’t yet been determined 100 percent yet. Ganoderma has a history of 3,000 years, during which time it’s commonly used by many individuals with no reported negative side effects. It’s thus highly recommend for prevention. I hope that people from all walks of life will have a concerned interest and share in growth of herbal remedies. Hopefully, with this much research and emerging signs, Ganoderma can bring a brighter perspective to the human race at the conquest of longevity.