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Reishi Mushroom Clinical Studies
Reishi Mushroom Ling Zhi (Ganoderma) (Reishi)
"Hyperlipidemia: In one study, 120 patients with high cholesterol levels were treated with 4 to 6 ml of Ling Zhi syrup two to three times daily for 1 to 3 months with 86% rate of effectiveness."
[John Chen and Tina Chen, Ling Zhi (Ganoderma), Chinese Medical Herbology and Pharmacology, Ch. 14 Sec. 2:770-771: (2004).]
Red Reishi: How an ancient herbal treasure can benefit your health today
"Obesity can affect one's self confidence and have a negative impact on one's self-image. In addition, it can lead to diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Studies have found that regular consumption of red Reishi helps the body cleanse itself of accumulated toxins and excess lipids (fat)."
[Shu Sing Wong, Red Reishi: How an ancient herbal treasure can benefit your health today, World Health Publishing, at http://www.purelingzhi.com/images/red_reishi_en.pdf, August 29, 2011.]
The Sacred Mushroom "Reishi"--A Review
"It is rarely found since it flourishes mainly on the dried trunks of dead plum, Guercus serrata or pasonia trees. Out of 10,000 such aged trees, perhaps 2 or 3 will have Reishi growth, therefore it is very scarce indeed. The status of Reishi in the health food industry is unparalleled. It is the culmination of the knowledge and wisdom of the East and West for 5,000 years. Its effectiveness as a health food and as a highly potent medicine have been demonstrated by over 30 years of modern scientific research all over the world. . . Ganoderma lucidum contains high concentration of Organic Germanium, Polysaccharides and Triterpenes. These active components are proven to strengthen our immunity cells and improve our immune system."
[P. Dinesh Babu and R.S. Subhasree, The Sacred Mushroom "Reishi"--A Review, American-Eurasian Journal of Botany, 1(3):107-110 (2008).]