Reishi has been documented in pharmacopoeia texts in Asian culture for thousands of years. It was so highly ranked that it was originally reserved for emperors who consumed it daily. Reishi is useful for many ailments. It has immunostimulant properties, calms anxiety, and is used as a general tonic. It is anti-allergenic and antiviral with activity against viral infections such as the flu (influenza), swine flu, and avian flu. It has been is used for hepatitis and heart arrhythmias. Studies have found it to be useful for lung conditions including asthma and bronchitis; heart disease and contributing conditions such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol, kidney disease, cancer and liver disease. It is also used for HIV/AIDS, altitude sickness, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), trouble sleeping (insomnia), stomach ulcers, and herpes pain. Reishi can also be used as an antidote for poisonous mushrooms. The mushroom is especially suitable as a calming herb for people with anxiety, sleeplessness, or nervousness accompanied by an adrenal weakness. *
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