Monday, November 26, 2012

The Power Of Reishi Mushroom To Fight Cancer

Reishi mushroom (Ganoderma Lucidum) is one of the popular herbal in the world. The mushroom has long been use as traditional medicine by much country in Asia such as china, Japan and Korea. The mushroom is known with many names such as lingzhi in China, Yeong Ji or Yung Gee in Korea and reishi in Japan. English people also often call this fungus as ling chi.  Ling chi has the properties such as spicy taste, bitter and warm. 

The gano mushroom is rich in polysaccharides and other active ingredients. Currently, the plant is widely packaged as herbal supplement in form capsule or pill to fight the cancer. The active ingredient is known powerful to improve the endurance. So it is very effective to combat the cancer. The gano mushroom is considered as top herbs because the efficacy in overcome many disease.

The chemical content of reishi mushroom
Lingzhi mushrooms contain more than 200 active ingredients. The active ingredients can be divided into three main components soluble in water, insoluble and volatile substance. Polysaccharides and germanium are the main ingredients that soluble in water. Adenosine and terpenoid are insoluble compounds. The substance is soluble in organic solvents. The volatile compounds in reishi mushroom is ganoderat acid. Besides rich in polysaccharide, the fungus also rich in vitamin and minerals such as niacin, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B6 and a number of minerals such as iron, phosphor, potassium, calcium and magnesium.

Mushrooms benefits
Reishi (Gano) mushroom is widely used for improve the immune system, overcome  viral infections, relieve the respiratory disorder such as asthma and bronchitis, lower blood pressure and overcome cancer. Some herbalist also uses the mushrooms benefits for reducing stress and Prevent fatigue.

Besides powerful to kill cancer cells, gano mushroom is also very effective to overcome side effect of chemotherapy. The anti inflammatory effect can reduce the symptoms that caused by chemotherapy. This treatment usually causes many side effects such as damage body tissues, hair follicles, skin and cells lining in the gastrointestinal tract. For long time it can cause hair loss, rashes, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.

Reshi mushroom is also effective for detoxification. As is known toxins in the body can damage the bio molecular in the body. It can damage the molecule of protein, fat and carbohydrates. Furthermore, it can cause cell mutation. The mutation cell can grow and develop into tumor or cancer.