Reishi is that age old medicine 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”, and it is popularly prescribed for a multitude of maladies. Reishi is a polypore mushroom, growing in damp, dark forests and the occasional rotting .
MENTIONED ABOVE, REISHI WAS USED HISTORICALLY TO TREAT A MULTITUDE OF
AILMENTS (FAR TOO MANY TO LIST HERE) AND WAS DUBBED AS THE “PANACEA
TONIC” OR “CURE ALL”. MODERN MEDICINE RECOMMENDS ITS USE AS A DAILY
DIETARY SUPPLEMENT AND CURRENTLY ALL OF THE RESEARCH ON THIS MUSHROOM
HAS INDICATED THAT REGULAR CONSUMPTION OF REISHI IS SAFE AND EFFECTIVE.
PARTS USED THE WHOLE MUSHROOM TOP.