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Top 10 Reishi Mushroom Benefits and Side Effects

Posted by Blair Kovacs on

The Mushroom of Immortality The Reishi mushroom ganoderma lucidum lingzhi has been mentioned in Chinese texts from the Han dynasty, about 2,000 years ago. It has also been depicted in ancient paintings, carvings, and pieces of furniture.  Used as traditional chinese medicine for thousands of years giving it the distinction of having the oldest written record of any other medicinal mushroom.  Reishi has been used since ancient times in a variety of cultures.  Revered by Eastern medicine as the "queen of mushrooms." Many believed reishi mushrooms prolonged life and prevented aging. However, because of how difficult it was to find and harvest in the...

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