Reishi (G. lucidum) Full Spectrum Extract Powder
PHARMACOLOGY: Mature Reishi mushrooms contain unusually high levels of beta-glucans (~ 40%). Polysaccharides stimulate/modulate the immune system and inhibit cancer cell proliferation/development by stimulating macrophage activity (T-cell and N-killer cell production). Novel antiviral compounds isolated from Reishi mushrooms induce interferon production and reduce HIV cell replication. Triterpenes (specifically ganoderic acid) reduce cholesterol, modulate blood pressure, lipid levels, and blood glucose levels. Additional compounds and triterpenes inhibit histamine release and act as an anti-allergenic. Protects liver function. Muscle relaxant. Expectorant.