It is known for having the following properties in regards to its health improvements and medicinal abilities: anti-allergen, antioxidant, cardio vascular, immuno modulating, anti-fungul, anti-inflammatory, inhibition of platelet aggregation, prevention of bronchitis, anti-viral, anti-diabetic, and kidney and nerve tonic, as well as many other properties that make it a medicinal 'WONDER DRUG" of sorts.
Ganoderma is used in Japan and China to treat cancer and to stimulate the immune system after radiation or chemotherapy. It is also used to treat myasthenia gravis and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), both auto immune diseases. In Japan and China, Ganoderma is also used to treat symptoms of viral diseases such as colds, influenza, cancer sores, and hepatitis.
Ganoderma lucidum mycelium is an eighteen to twenty one day old ganoderma lucidum mushroom with high concentration of organic germanium and polysaccharides. It is basicaly ganoderma lucidum at his root stage. At this stage it has tremendous positive effects on the human brain. It is also an immune system enhancer.
In ancient China, Ganoderma was so rare and so highly prized that it was reserved for the emperors and called the "Elixir of Life". In 1972, Japanese researchers successfully cultivated the mushroom. there are six different colors of cap, red, green, white, black, yellow and purple. All colors are the same species and the color variations are the result of differences in environmental conditions.
Ganoderma lucidum is grown in a couple different ways. One way is in plastic bags in a controlled environment. The other way is on logs, which is the way there are grown naturally and have been for 4,000 years. Many companies choose the first.
However, Organo Gold grows their certified organic Ganoderma lucidum on logs naturally. This method makes all the difference in the world.
Log-harvested is better because the mushroom is allowed to produce the most powerful form of its kind.....SPORES
It is certified organic in China, the United States, Japan, and the European Union.