This mushroom was traditionally used in Oriental and Eastern Folk Medicine to "Nourish the Heart and Pacify the Spirit".
Its primary functions today include:
Reishi is one of the most potent adaptogens available to modern society. Adaptogens are those herbs and substances that increase the body’s resistance to stress and help it overcome all health challenges more quickly. Adaptogens are defined as substances which positively support the body to reduce or increase the body's actions as appropriate. Reishi is believed by Japanese and Chinese researchers to have a regulatory effect on the immune system, raising immune function in cases of immunodeficiency and reducing the excesses associated with auto-immune conditions.
The Chinese have traditionally claimed that Reishi promotes calmness, centeredness, balance, inner awareness and inner strength. They have used it to improve meditative practices and to protect the body, mind, and spirit so that the adept could attain both a long and healthy life.
Key active constituents:
"It may prove to be the greatest prevention against cancer because it helps us to protect ourselves by our own power." Dr. Gabriel Cousens
Sun Potion uses a wonderful full-spectrum Reishi product. Cultivated under strict, Organic protocols in the USA, Sun Potion Reishi uses a blend of different Reishi species to create a full-spectrum mycoproduct with all the naturally occurring anti-bacterial, anti-viral, immune modulating, and blood pressure regulating properties that Reishi has been known for throughout its long history.
Sun Potion Reishi Mushroom Powder is excellent consumed in tea either on its own or blended with other herbs such as Cordyceps. In the Sun Potion family, a tea of Reishi and other blood building foods such as He Shou Wu is considered the perfect nightcap to help calm the spirit and invest in a bright tomorrow.