Recent science is making the findings that ancient eastern medicine has always known. We can see this in many facets health and supplementation here we are looking specifically at the red reishi mushroom. The red reishi is one that has been overlooked but should be elevated to super food status.
The Red Reishi has been historically regarded by the eastern world as a source of immortality although that’s a lofty claim scientific studies have revealed the diverse positive health effects influence of this mushroom. These properties of the mushroom can be attributed to it’s complex structure giving it multifaceted benefits.
- Immune Health
- Antioxidant powerhouse
- Anti-aging properties
- Cognitive Benefits
- Stimulates nerve growth
- Stimulates Brain activity
- Anti-inflammatory effects
- Increases brain blood flow
Containing complex carbohydrates amino acids and polysaccharides the three vital macro-nutrients it’s no wonder that incorporating can bring such diverse benefits.
Reishi as a nootropic
The new buzz on reishi mushrooms are those of it having nootropic properties. With the ability to modulate cytokines, which are receptors in the brain. This ability lends it to having possible brain boosting effects. These benefits are supported by a study conducted at Peking University in Beijing, China.
Reishi can be purchased in pill, powder and extract form.