Ganoderma Lucidum for Healthy Living
Ganoderma Lucidum is a polypore mushroom with medicinal properties which promote natural health. It is known as Lingzhi in China and as Reishi in Japan. Mushrooms belong to fungi family of Plant Kingdom and Ganoderma has the highest ranking in the world of Mushrooms.
Many variations of this mushroom are now available in market branded as Ganoderma but they may or may not have complete medicinal properties that are available in Ganoderma Lucidum.
There are approximately 38000 species of mushrooms, out of which approximately 2000 species are edible. Out of 2000 species about 200 species of these edible mushrooms have medicinal as well as nutritional value for human body. Ganoderma Lucidum has six species in the category of medicinal mushrooms. These various species of Ganoderma Lucidum is estimated to contain more than 200 active elements having specific medicinal properties.
Ganoderma is a gift of nature and has been available for thousands of years in different parts of the world. Earlier ganoderma was collected from wild. This wild ganoderma didn’t had uniform characteristics and quantity wasn’t enough.
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Classification of Ganoderma-Lucidum
Kingdom : Fungi
Phylum : Basidiomycota
Class : Homobasidiomycetes
Species : Ganoderma Lucidum
Production Background of Ganoderma Lucidum
1970 China and Japan successfully planted Ganoderma Lucidum in laboratory using spore separation cultivation method.
1975 Commercial production in Japan .
1980 Commercial production in Taiwan .
1983 Commercial production in Malaysia
Currently spore separation method under controlled conditions is being used in most of the production houses world wide. This ensures a consistent production of high quality Ganoderma.
Principal Constituents of Ganoderma
Unsaturated Fatty Acids
Vitamins and Minerals
Traditional Application of Ganoderma Lucidum Extracts
Lowers blood pressure
Enhances bone marrow
Sedative and Muscle relaxant
Enhanced natural cell activity
Expectorant and antitussive properties
Improved adrenocortical function
Protection against ionising radiation
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