What is Ganoderma Lucidium?
Ganoderma Lucidium, or the “Reishi Mushroom” has been used for 4000 years as a medicinal herb. It originates in China where it was first used exclusively by the Emperor and the most wealthy in society. It was treasured for its health benefits and was known even then to enhance the immune system greatly.
It is the most potent alkalising food in the world. This is important as an acidic body environment contributes to many health problems. In one study by the National Organisation on Health the Ganoderma was termed the “mushroom of immortality”. It was listed to have properties to treat liver conditions, kidney inflammation, high blood pressure, arthritis, insomnia, bronchitis, asthma, gastric ulcers, arthrosclerosis, low white cell count, diabetes, anorexia and cancer.
Weight Loss & Diabetes
The herb has been shown to enhance insulin sensitivity and decrease the whole body serum glucose level. It also prevents death of the pancreatic beta cells (the cells that make insulin) and enhances beta cell regeneration. Ganoderma also reduces the liver’s production of sugar, further helping to control blood sugar levels. It has also been shown to increase the rate at which the body metabolises fat aiding weight loss.
A private clinic in the USA has been using the Organo Gold coffee (containing Ganoderma) to great effect with diabetic patients due to the natural way the herb works with their bodies.
Brain & Heart Health
Ganoderma is a powerfu antioxident and studies have shown that ganoderma will preserve both brain and heart cells. The herb provides over 150 natural antioxidents to fight free radicals in the body.
Ganoderma is extremely effective at preserving the mitochondria within our cells which are responsible for 94% of human energy. This is why people who consume Ganoderma experience elevated energy levels.
Strengthens Immune System
It has well documented anti viral and anti cancer properties. It is therefore used as an immune stimulant by people with cancer and HIV and has been shown to boost general immunity as well as combat cancer cell proliferation (spreading of cancer cells around the body). A study in Nutrition and Cancer 2011 found the herb is an effective anti inflammatory breast cancer therapy.
Improves Blood Circulation and Lowers Stroke Risk
Ganoderma is a nitric oxide facilitator. Nitric oxide is a natural blood vessel dilator which has been proven to improve blood circulation. The research linking nitric oxide to heart health won a Nobel prize. It is highly effective at inhibiting thrombosis and is 20-30 times more powerful than aspirin in preventing a clotting induced death.
Ganoderma intake was shown to significantly reduce liver toxicity.
Energy and Sleep
The stress management effect of this herb gives you more energy and has also been shown to improve sleep. Your body’s energy is smoother over the course of the day and stress hormones are reduced. Theses effects help the balance of sleep and energy.
Improves Sexual Function
Due to the circulatory benefits of the nitric oxide, facilitated by the herb, Ganoderma has been shown to improve sexual function in both men and women.
How Can I Benefit?
Organo Gold uses the delivery system of black coffee or drinking chocolate. Black coffee is the healthiest system as it contains no sugar. The ganoderma in Organo Gold is 100% certified organic.
It is recommended that you take the black coffee with coconut oil to start your day.