Reishi mushrooms are medicinal fungi that typically only grow in hot, humid locations within Asia. It has many benefits and few side effects, leading to its rising global popularity and commercial cultivation.
There are over 2,000 varieties of Reishi mushrooms and over 400 different bioactive compounds can be found in the mushroom.
Red Reishi is generally considered to be the most potent out of all the color variants because it has higher levels of ganoderma lucidum polysaccharides and antioxidant content, which is believed to have many potential benefits.
Reishi is an adaptogen, a type of plant that help combat stress by stabilizing physiological processes and maintaining homeostasis.
This means it can potentially support the neurological, endocrine, and immune systems to help relieve stress and decrease feelings of irritability. Reishi may also increase cerebral blood flow and potentially support brain function and stimulation.