Ganoderma lucidum

(Reishi)

Ganoderma lucidum

Alpha Extracts Mushrooms
Powders & Extracts

Ganoderma Lucidum, commonly known as Reishi or Lingzhi, is also referred to as Mannetake in Japanese, Lackporling, and Champignon d’Immortalité. Traditionally consumed as a tea or decoction, it is not commonly used in cooking. Notably, there are no poisonous look-alikes, and it is typically found growing on wood.

All mushroom powders and extracts are organic, certified according to:

EU, UK, Cosmos Organic Certificate

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Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi)

Reishi mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum) primarily benefits health by boosting the immune system, reducing stress, improving sleep, and potentially providing anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory effects.

Main uses as Mushroom Powder:

  • Rich in polysaccharides, triterpenoids, ganoderic acids, adenosine, proteins and peptides, sterols, alkaloids, enzymes, acts as a prebiotic and a good source of fiber.
  • Lacks mushroom flavor.
  • Used as a raw material in cosmetics for further processing based on the end product’s application.

Main uses as Mushroom Extract:

  • Due to its bitter taste, complements fruity or sweet combinations, especially in coffee.
  • Impacts product color and adds bitterness.
  • Exhibits a dark powder with a versatile, wood-like flavor.
  • Does not have a mushroomy taste; suitable for various food and beverage formulations, both sweet and savory.
  • The 50% extract possesses a stronger flavor, rich dark color, and a pronounced bitterness, making it ideal for tableting or encapsulation and offering greater therapeutic properties.
  • Suitable for use in seasonings and spices, dry/pre-made meals, savory treats, beverages, and protein mixes.

Main uses in Supplement Formulations:

  • Anti-allergic properties
  • Anti-inflammatory properties
  • Anti-microbial properties
  • Anti-tumor activity
  • Anti-viral activity
  • Antioxidant effects
  • Apoptosis induction
  • Blood pressure regulation
  • Blood sugar regulation
  • Cancer therapies support
  • Cardiovascular support
  • Central nervous system sedation
  • Cholesterol regulation
  • Digestive health support
  • Energy and stamina increase
  • Hepatoprotective effect
  • Immune system modulation
  • Liver health support
  • Longevity promotion
  • Respiratory health support
  • Sleep quality improvement

Side Effects: Research on potential side effects is lacking.

Interactions: Current research on interactions is limited and relatively unknown.