Adaptogens! Plants That Decrease Stress at a Cellular Level!
What is an adaptogen? (in herbal medicine) a natural substance considered to help the body adapt to stress and to exert a normalizing effect upon bodily processes.
One such adaptogen is the "King of Herbs" ganoderma lucidum also known as Reishi and Lingzhi. There are a host of other names for mushrooms containing this vital adaptogen, like: Basidiomycetes Mushroom, Champignon Basidiomycète, Champignon d’Immortalité, Champignon Reishi, Champignons Reishi, Ganoderma, Ganoderma lucidum, Hongo Reishi, Ling Chih, Ling Zhi, Mannentake, Mushroom, Mushroom of Immortality, Mushroom of Spiritual Potency, Red Reishi, Reishi, Reishi Antler Mushroom, Reishi Rouge, Rei-Shi, Spirit Plant.
These adaptogens have potent healing properties which aid in the treatment of
Herpes-related pain. Some people report that hot water extracts of reishi mushroom decreases pain when conventional treatment doesn’t work.
Boosting the immune system.
High blood pressure.
Asthma and bronchitis.
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).
Trouble sleeping (insomnia).
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