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Triterpenoids from reishi spores heal cancer, herpes and even HIV?

Often dubbed the “King of Herbs” and called a “supernatural” mushroom or the “lucky fungus” based on translations from other cultures, the reishi mushroom has been a popular health choice for thousands of years. It’s logical that it would be. After all, it has more than 400 bioactive compounds and is known to help improve the skin by eliminating dead surface cells, treat those with chronic fatigue disorders, regulate blood sugars and even help with altitude sickness.

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Scientific And Clinical Studies On Reishi Ganoderma Lucidum

Ganoderma Lucidum (Reishi) inhibits cancer cell growth and manifestation of key modecules in inflammatory breast cancer. Per the department of Biochemistry of the Central University of Caribe in Puerto Rico, a September 2, 2012 research absctract indicates promising results on the role of ganoderic acids in the fight against breast cancer. Inflammatory breast cancer is […]

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Maitake Mushrooms Benefit Weight Loss & The Immune System

In the northeastern woods of Japan and the United States grows a ruffly-looking, exotic fungus with exciting possibilities, both culinary and nutritional. Called maitake or hen of the woods mushrooms, their woodsy aroma, meaty texture, and rich flavor have long given them special status in Japanese cuisine. Now, research is showing that maitake have potential that goes far beyond the kitchen.

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Reishi Mushroom Extracts Restore Youthful Immune Strength

While most doctors believe that immune decline is irreversible, traditional Chinese medicine has long used Reishi mushrooms to promote longevity and a vigorous immune system.

Now, remarkable scientific studies have found that the unique mix of compounds in this medicinal mushroom fights immuno-senescence and increases life span.3-5

The impressive results of a 2011 animal study suggest that Reishi may, by restoring youthful immune strength and balance, add as many as 7 to 16 years to the human life span!4

As we age, our immune system’s protective function dramatically declines, reducing our ability to fight off disease and infection. This process—known as immunosenescence—also causes a marked acceleration of the aging process itself!

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