Description of reishi mushroom

Reishi mushroom on a treeReishi is a wide variety of the fungus - a polypore with pronounced therapeutic properties. The history of its application in folk medicine has hundreds of years and the first who tested the fungus were people of China and Japan. Nowadays reishi is becoming more popular also in Russia, and not only among ordinary people but also among qualified doctors.
Most reishi mushrooms available on the market today have been grown artificially in greenhouses because reishi is not so wildly spread in nature as other edible mushrooms. In Russia wild reishi can be found only in Altai, Northern Caucasus and in Krasnodarsdky Krai regions. This is why the price for wildcrafted reishi is so high. Reishi seldom grows on live trees, but if this happens, it may only indicate that the tree is going to die soon. Reishi is much thought after its health properties thanks to its chemical composition.

Description of reishi mushroom

The following reishi chemical constituents are the most valuable:

Germanium - promotes activation of metabolism and increases the protective force of the human body. In addition, germanium is characterized by high antitumor activity. It prevents the development of neoplasms and stops the spread of metastases.

Triterpenoids – protect from allergic manifestations, possess hepatoprotective and antitumor activity, give mild analgesic effect, also normalize the blood composition and adjust the work of the hemostatic system, reduce the likelihood of blood clots, help normalize blood pressure in hypertension, and also reduce the amount of harmful cholesterol.

Polysaccharides beta-glucans - these substances provide immunomodulating and antitumor effects, eliminate various pathogenic microorganisms, promote normalization of blood pressure and sugar content.

Vitamins B3, B5, and C - participate in carbohydrate and fat metabolism, regulate the function of the nervous system. The great value of vitamin B 5 manifests itself in normalizing the functioning of the thyroid and adrenal glands. Vitamin C helps to strengthen the immune system. Coumarins - are valuable for their antitumor, antispasmodic and vasodilating properties.

Alkaloids - are excellent stimulants of the central nervous system.

Phytoncides - are natural antibiotics.

Flavonoids have bactericidal, cardiotonic, choleretic and antispasmodic properties.

Therapeutic properties of the Reishi mushroom and its use in folk medicine

Due to its unique composition and excellent healing properties, Reishi mushroom is very widely used both in folk medicine and as one of the components in various biologically active food supplements.


It has long been proven that Reishi mushroom quickly removes skin itching, eliminates edema and other effects of skin dermatitis. This occurs due to the active components, which are abundant in this fungus including Ganoderma acid.

Heart and vascular disease

Again, due to its chemical composition, Reishi has an anti-sclerotic effect, actively fights against cholesterol, does not give rise to clots.
Preparations that contain Reishi mushroom improve the myocardial oxygen supply and have excellent cardiotonic effects, contributing to the normalization of the strength and rate of the heart.

Gastrointestinal tract (gastritis, colitis, etc.)

Due to the presence in Ganoderma of magnesium, vitamins B and triterpenoids, an antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, and even pain-relieving effect can be achieved! The smooth musculature of the intestine would completely relax thus eliminating cramps. With daily use of preparations based on the fungus, elimination of symptoms of dysbacteriosis and normalization of the composition of the intestinal microflora are observed. It has been noticed that people taking Reishi mushroom preparations for preventive purposes are much less likely to be affected by viral infections, they have stronger immunity.

Oncological diseases

The active components of the fungus fight against the development of tumors, both benign and malignant. With regular admission, cell growth is activated, the task of which is to protect the human immune system, lengthening their life cycle, all immunological parameters of cancer patients also significantly improve.

Autoimmune diseases

Due to the presence of natural immunomodulators, the Reishi mushroom prolongs the period of remission. In addition to the listed diseases, Ganoderma and based on it preparations are used in the treatment of diffuse pathologies of kidney and liver diabetes of hepatitis of various pathologies of the central nervous system, sleep disorders, poisonings.

how to order reishi extract

We offer freeze-dried reishi extract powder of premium quality. The reishi mushroom used in this extract is 100% natural and has been collected from the Siberian forests of Russia.

Due to limited and quite expensive shipping options (we offer only UPS express courier service), to save on "empty weight" it would be advisable to order either minimum 3-5 bags of reishi extract or make combined order adding some other products from our website. UPS in Irkutsk doesn't accept less than 1kg order for delivery, thus even if you order just 1 bag they would charge us for 1kg weight.

If you have someone in Moscow, Russia, it would be cheaper for you to purchase this item through our Moscow representative at:

In any case, please contact us to find out the total cost for any quantity of reishi or other product.

Reishi extract in 100g bag
100g bag of Reishi extract










*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA USA. This product does not intend to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease