Reishi mushrooms – Effects and how to use green reishi mushrooms

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Green reishi is a fungus that grows on dead old green ironwood trees deep in the primeval forests, both rare and extremely expensive. From more than 2000 years ago, this was a medicinal herb only for kings and at one point seemed to have become extinct because of overexploitation. What is the effect of green reishi mushroom, known as the king of Vietnamese medicine, and how to use it? Let’s learn with through the article “Green reishi mushroom – Effects and how to use green reishi mushroom”

What is green reishi mushroom?

This mushroom is known as the “miracle” mushroom of Vietnam. People often wonder why is it called green reishi mushroom? The origin of this name is because this fungus only grows on ironwood but cannot grow naturally on any other plants.
This is a special mushroom, found in the vast primeval forests in the Truong Son mountain range (Quang Nam), the Central Highlands, southern Laos…
The scientific name of reishi mushroom is Ganoderma Lucidum Leyss.Ex.Fr. Ganodermataceae family – Ganodermataceae. Other names: Tien Thao, Van Nien velvet, Longevity mushroom, Thanh chi
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Green reishi mushroom is very rare
Up to now, people have discovered 4 types of green reishi mushrooms with many different colors. This mushroom is very special and interesting in that, the growing location will determine the color of the mushroom. Reishi mushrooms that grow from the trunk of the iron tree in the wild are often rare and harder to find.
Red reishi is the most medicinal, red in color, growing on the roots of the Lim tree.
Black reishi is black, grows from the bark of the dead Lim tree, is average, non-toxic.
Bach Linh Chi is white in color, grows at the core of the tree, is temperate, and has a spicy taste.
Lingzhi is green in color and has a slightly sour taste. Sweet purple reishi and yellow reishi both grow from the middle layer of the ironwood tree.

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Identification characteristics of green reishi mushroom

Bearing many features of the Ganodermataceae family, the green reishi mushroom has a similar shape to the Ganoderma lucidum. However, mushrooms are smaller, rough in appearance, bitter in taste, and have more outstanding medicinal properties than Ganoderma lucidum.
Mushrooms can be identified by the following characteristics:
In the wild, the fungus grows only on the roots or stems of dead iron plants. The shape is described as a fruiting mushroom. That is, the mushroom has two distinct parts including the top and the base of the mushroom. Mushrooms have a rough appearance, curved mushroom stalks, 0.5 – 2cm in diameter. Canopy mushroom cap about 4 – 10cm, maximum about 20cm. The canopy is 2 – 5cm thick, hard, with some shiny black spots like horns. Mushroom legs are short, the base is usually sticky ironwood or humus.
Slightly fishy smell like dried fish, bitter taste. When dried, it has a very distinctive aroma. Color depends on planting location. There are many colors such as white, red, green, black, yellow, purple. The forest green reishi mushroom found in the natural environment is very rare. Currently on the market green reishi mushrooms are mainly cultivated. Natural green reishi mushroom will have greater economic value and better medicinal properties.

Where does the green reishi mushroom grow, where does it come from?

In many documents, mushrooms originate from the large primeval forests in Quang Nam of our country and the border region between Vietnam and Laos. This is a very precious mushroom.
This herb was suddenly found in the great forests in the north and south of the Truong Son mountain range, the Central Highlands, Sekong, Salavan, the forests bordering Vietnam and Laos in 2017. With valuable uses. own, this mushroom has created a feverish hunt. There was even a time when it seemed that a rare mushroom was scarce.
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Origin of green reishi

Currently, reishi mushrooms are distributed mainly in primeval forests such as Sapa, Ha Giang, Central Highlands, Lam Dong, Hoa Binh, and Ninh Binh. Especially, it grows most in Truong Son range, Quang Nam province. This is also the reason why many people also call the mushroom with the name Quang Nam green reishi mushroom.

Some effects of shiitake mushrooms

In both Western medicine and traditional medicine, green reishi is considered an extremely valuable medicine. It has several effects as follows:
  • Treatment of liver diseases (fatty liver, cirrhosis, impaired liver function, cirrhosis ascites, toxic liver, hepatitis …)
  • Treatment of bone and joint diseases (arthritis, gout, rheumatism, …)
  • Preventing and supporting cancer treatment (cervical cancer, liver, lung, …)
  • Regulate hormones, blood pressure, diabetes, reduce atherosclerosis, good for the cardiovascular system, prevent cerebrovascular accident, cerebrovascular accident
  • Treatment of stomach and colon pain
  • Enhance male physiology, nourish vitality, cure premature ejaculation, dream sperm, di sperm…
  • Beauty, melasma, slimming, anti-aging, blackening hair and beard.

Remedies using green reishi mushroom to effectively treat diseases

It can be seen that, since ancient times, herbs have been used to treat many different diseases. In addition to daily use such as cooking water, making tea, soaking in alcohol, for some serious diseases, it is necessary to use remedies in combination with other herbs.

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The effect of green reishi mushroom on the liver

Lowering high liver enzymes, treating cirrhosis, ascites, viral hepatitis and liver cancer are the great uses of this precious medicinal herb.
In addition, green reishi mushroom also has the effect of clearing heat, eliminating toxins in the liver for people who drink a lot of alcohol.
Need to prepare: 35g of shiitake mushrooms, 35g of red mushrooms, 15g of prickly pear, 15g of black musk, 10g of Ha Thu O. The medicinal herbs are preliminarily cleaned, put in a warm tea to drink daily.

The effect of treating diabetes and stabilizing blood sugar

In folklore, the ancients used reishi mushroom to lower blood sugar, maintain blood sugar at a safe level, and support the treatment of diabetes.
The remedy is as follows:
Prepare 35g of red fungus and 15g of wild stevia. Put the ingredients in a pot and bring to a boil over low heat. Cool and drink several times a day until all are gone. Persist in continuous use for 2-3 months and check the blood glucose index regularly for appropriate adjustment.

Treatment of stomach cancer, esophageal cancer, breast cancer

The most prominent and most valuable use of reishi mushroom is to prevent and support cancer treatment. Until now, cancer is like a death sentence hanging over the head and there is no specific cure.
Surprisingly, scientists have researched and announced that this mountain’s miracle drug can inhibit cancer cells. Prevent it from reproducing and metastasizing. It also strengthens the immune system and resistance. Help patients cope with this deadly disease.
Use 35g of royal mushroom, 35g of red fungus, 15g of nectarine root, 15g of forest black musk. The herbs are washed, sharpened with 1 liter of water on low heat, boiled for another 15 minutes, then turned off the stove. For cancer patients to drink daily medicinal water instead of tea. Use consistently and consistently to be effective.

The use of green reishi mushroom with osteoarthritis and gout.

According to folk experience, blue reishi mushroom, also known as royal reishi mushroom, has the effect of quickly reducing the pain caused by gout. It is also very effective in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders.
Remedy: A male remedy from Lingzhi mushroom, use no more than 20g per day. The formula follows the formula that for every 2 liters of boiled water, 1.5 liters of water is distilled. Every day should divide 1.5 liters of water into several times to drink. It is best to drink it before meals.

The effect of lowering blood pressure, stabilizing blood pressure of Ganoderma lucidum.

High blood pressure is the cause of many dangerous diseases such as stroke, myocardial infarction, atherosclerosis. Drinking reishi mushroom every day is a great solution to regulate blood pressure and stabilize blood pressure.

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The effect of stabilizing blood pressure of green reishi mushroom

Use green reishi mushroom with a dosage of 20-30g per day. Wash green reishi mushrooms, add water and cook until it boils, then turn off the heat. Strain the medicinal water and drink it several times a day.

Cure insomnia, anorexia

With many nutritional components, mushrooms are also used as tonics for the human body. Using mushrooms every day will help sedation, sleep and sleep. In addition, it also stimulates appetite, eating more delicious. At the same time provide energy to nourish the body for daily activities.
Use 35g of reishi (purple reishi), 25g of areca ginseng. After washing, decoct it into medicinal water and drink it all during the day.
Note: Pregnant and lactating women should not take this medicine. For young children, professional advice should be sought.

How to use reishi mushroom for beauty and weight loss

Not only outstanding for its healing effects, but this herb is also very popular with women to keep fit.
Use 30g reishi, 15g sweet grass. Wash the mushrooms, boil with enough water until boiling. Let it cool and drink it instead of filtered water every day. The residue is left alone, this mixture can be mixed with unsweetened yogurt to make a mask.
Women who drink herbal water combined with a scientific diet and exercise will have an ideal body shape. A youthful, smooth, pink, and shiny skin. However, it should be noted, this is not a negative weight loss pill. Absolutely do not drink much in the hope of losing weight quickly.

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How to use mushrooms properly and effectively

Quang Nam green reishi mushroom is very rare, has great economic value and is expensive. So in the process of using, you must know how to cook green reishi mushrooms in the most effective way. At the same time do not waste this medicine.
Here are some ways to use reishi mushroom to heal and beautify properly.

Cook drinking water from green reishi mushrooms

This is the simplest and most convenient way to use. You can process it every day to drink instead of water, both healing and nutritious.
Use 20g of dried reishi mushroom with 2 liters of water. When the water boils, reduce the heat to low, cook for another 30 minutes until about 1.5 liters of water is obtained. Can be used instead of water, drink whenever you feel thirsty, but avoid drinking 30 minutes before and after eating. Medicated water is only consumed during the day and stored in the refrigerator.

Soak in herbal medicine

Men with difficult gynecological diseases. Or want to improve their bravery regularly soak medicinal wine with shiitake mushrooms to drink every day.
Fresh green reishi mushrooms are washed and then soaked in diluted salt water to remove dirt. Cut off the leg part in contact with ironwood, wash off the mud. Depending on your preference, you can cut the mushrooms into slices or leave the whole plant. Put mushrooms in a jar, pour white wine into the jar according to the principle that for every 100g of mushrooms, use 1 liter of 40 degrees alcohol.
Wine soaked after 3-4 months can be used. The longer the wine soaks, the better. However, every day should only drink 1-2 small cups to ensure health and nerves. Avoid affecting other organs, especially the liver and stomach.
In addition, mushrooms soaked in alcohol also have many effects such as curing joint pain, enhancing intestinal function, fighting obesity …

Powdered green reishi mushroom tea

For more convenience in daily use. Many people choose pre-made tea bags or homemade tea in the following ways:
Using dried mushrooms, cut into thin slices and grind to a powder. Then store in an airtight container. Or can be divided into small filter bags to drink every day. Mix mushroom powder with hot water, filter the water and use. In addition, you can use tea grounds mixed with yogurt, fresh milk without sugar, honey… to make a mask.
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Green reishi mushroom drink to cure diseases

Appropriate dosage

The fastest and most effective way to cure diseases with reishi mushroom? How much medicine is enough?
Each patient with different diseases needs to use reishi in different doses. To achieve the highest effectiveness, below is the dosage that experts recommend patients to follow when using.
Dosage 30g / day: Hepatitis B, C, fatty liver, cirrhosis, cirrhosis, ascites, cancer, tumors.
Dosage 20g / day: arthritis, gout, cerebrovascular accident, prostate cancer, stomach pain, colitis, diabetes, fatty blood, body detoxification, liver detoxification, blood stabilization pressure, cancer patients have just received radiation therapy, reduce obesity.
Dosage 10g / day: Treat fatigue, pain, reduce dark spots, smooth hair, beautiful skin, anti-aging.
Above is an article about the characteristics of green reishi mushroom and its effects. If you want to use mushrooms for the best effect, you should learn carefully about the characteristics of the ingredients and note when using this mushroom.

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