Reishi is known as Ling Zhi in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Reishi has been used medicinally in Japan and China for over 2,000 years and thus making it the oldest mushroom known to have been used as medicine. Since ancient times, the Reishi mushroom was reserved for emperors and royalties. Reishi has been revered as nature's rarest and most beneficial herb. Like He Shou Wu, in the oldest and most famous medical text on Oriental herbal medicine, Reishi is listed in the Superior category of medicines, and is in fact ranked as the number one herb.
The Reishi mushroom is found in nature on plum trees. However, it is extremely rare and almost impossible to find in this manner. For this reason, it was deemed as priceless and only consumed by royalty in China and Japan for thousands of years. In the early 1970s, Japanese researchers discovered a method for cultivating Reishi on a mass scale. Now Red Reishi is readily available and can be found cultivated commerically in Japan, China, the US, and other parts of Asia.
It is non-toxic and can be taken daily without producing any side effects.
Like aloe vera, it is a source of polysaccharides. There are no known harmful side-effects of consuming reishi on a daily basis.
Reishi needs heat. If you are strongly committed to only 100% unheated foods in your diet, then you will need to give reishi a miss, but we think that would be a shame for you to stick rigidly to a set of academic beliefs and not experience the incredible power of this incredible plant.
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Take a handful of reishi pieces and brew in a teapot for at least ten minutes. The longer you leave it the better. Or simmer in a pan for as long as you like: the longer the stronger. Neat like this, it has a dark, mild Bovril- like flavour. Try mixing with equal amounts of gojis for a sweeter tea, or use agave or raw honey to sweeten.
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