Reishi Mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum) Herbal Tea (4oz/113g) - Swedish Bitters Herb Company Private Stock
Latin (botanical) name: Ganoderma lucidum
Common names: Ling Chih, Ling Zhi, Reishi
Plant Description: The Reishi Mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum) is a beautiful, glossy, yellowish-red conk. The Reishi is a hard and bitter mushroom. Reishi Mushrooms are polypore mushrooms. As an apple is the fruit of an apple tree, so mushrooms are the fruiting body and reproductive structure of a higher order fungus organism. The actual mushroom "tree" is a fine thready network called mycelium. For the most part subterranean, mycelium lives in soil, logs and other organic trash.
Use: Make a tea by pouring approximately 2 cups of boiling water over 2 heaped tsp of herb. Let steep for 3-5 minutes. In general, sip a cup before breakfast, and another 2 hours after dinner
Cautions & Interactions: Keep out of reach of children.