Six Cancer-Fighting Medicinal Mushrooms by Dr. Nalini Chilkov

As the Lunar New Year looms closer (a matter of days in fact), and foreseeing that we at momlovereishi.com will lo heibe busy with the upcoming festivities featuring Chinese Reunion dinner, visitations to relatives(whom unfortunately we only meet once a year), feasting( that includes cooking), and the definite impromptu ‘ban-luck (blackjack)’ sessions, we’re still actively searching the world wide web and amongst other credible sources to keep everybody informed on the benefits of reishi. This time round we have Dr. Nalini Chilkov, L.Ac.O.M.D. who combines her diverse training in Traditional Oriental Medicine, Modern Biomedicine and Cell Biology with 30 years in private practice. She writes on the 6 cancer fighting medicinal mushrooms in the link here.

Oh by the way, from now till the 24th of January, 2nd day of Chinese New Year, we at momlovereishi.com will be giving away $18 Ang Pows (lucky red packets) filled with Singapore Sweep lottery tickets with every box of KENREISHI Reishi supplements purchased!

You may be the next lucky winner of $2.2 million…HUAT AH!

 

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Benefits of Reishi (For your immune system)

Excerpt from here

“Reishi Mushroom

For over 2000 years Reishi mushrooms (Ganoderma lucidum) have been recognized by Chinese medical professionals as a valuable remedy. As the ‘Medicine of Kings’, Reishi is widely used for different purposes. It is used for symptomatic relief of arthritis and of menopausal anxiety. It is also used in treating allergic asthma, hypertension, hypothyroidism, bronchitis, insomnia, general anxiety and stress, and cardiovascular problems. Reishi also is often the main ingredient in herbal formulas for immune dysfunction syndromes, such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Reishi is prescribed in China for a number of psychiatric and neurological afflictions, including diseases involving the muscles, anorexia, and debility following lengthy illnesses. In an eight-month study of Alzheimer’s disease in Japan, patients taking a Reishi mycelium product demonstrated significant improvement.

Recently, Russian scientists have taken an interest in Reishi. They found that in addition to the cardiovascular benefits mentioned above, Reishi showed a significant preventive and therapeutic action against plaque build-up (‘Plaque’ is a fatty compound which is comprised of a combination of oxidized cholesterol, calcium, and degenerated white blood cells [‘foam cells’]. It is deposited on the walls of arteries which restricts blood flow by narrowing the passage within arteries resulting in arteriosclerosis).

In 1990, researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio found that Reishi could be effectively used in treating stiff necks, stiff shoulders, conjunctivitis (inflammation of the fine membrane lining the eye and eyelids), bronchitis, rheumatism, and improving ‘competence’ of the immune system without any significant side-effects.”

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Benefits of Reishi…Studies done in Japan(from KENREISHI)

Another piece of information from KENREISHI Co. themselves received in the email. I had requested for them to translate their material from Japanese to English….so while rather “raw” in the translation bit, it’s still comprehensible. Never knew it’s good for … Continue reading

Benefits of Reishi(for Hypertension aka High Blood Pressure)

The weather’s been somewhat crazed…pouring on and off, and really literally realizing the saying: “When it rains, it pours..” The temperamental weather has especially not been too helpful since I was going to make a delivery of KENREISHI today. Drat. Since I’m … Continue reading