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Duanwood Red Reishi Mushroom Extract Powder

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Duanwood Red Reishi Mushroom

10:1 Concentrated Extract Powder - 2oz (56 grams)

What is Reishi Mushroom Powder?

Reishi mushroom comes in six varieties, with duanwood red reishi being both the most common and nutritionally dense type of them all. This strikingly beautiful polypore has a woody texture and shiny appearance, and it grows in all parts of the world. Our duanwood reishi is log-grown and carefully cultivated to the highest standards to produce an excellent quality powder. We turn ten pounds of the highest quality reishi mushroom into one pound of concentrated, bioavailable extract powder.

What Are the Health Benefits of Reishi Mushroom Powder?

This little natural wonder is rich in antioxidants, vitamins, amino acids and minerals including potassium, calcium, and magnesium. What really makes it stand out from other medicinal mushrooms is the synergistic effect produced by a combination of polysaccharides, bioactives, and triterpenes. Reishi mushrooms have been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for over 2,000 years, no wonder it is often heralded as “the mushroom of immortality".

Reishi is also one of only 16 substances that have been classified as having adaptogenic properties. The naturopath, Edward Wallace, explains that “an adaptogen doesn’t have a specific action; it helps you respond to any influence or stressor by normalizing your physiological functions, which means that it is able to help your body to better respond to both mental and physical stresses”.

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How Do I Use Reishi Mushroom Powder?

Traditionally, reishi mushrooms would require hours of preparation, but our reishi extract comes in a highly concentrated powder form so it can be instantly added to any food or drink without any further preparation. Reishi mushroom does have a distinct woody and bitter taste so it’s often made into a tea; to mask the bitterness you can add some of your favorite sweeteners. You can also blend half to one teaspoon into a smoothie or juice, or mix it into food with some herbs or spices. If you're a bit of a wizard in the kitchen, then you can use reishi to jazz-up your healthy recipes such as superfoods bars, energy balls, raw chocolates, smoothie bowls, truffles, and cakes.

Reishi also blends well with other medicinal mushrooms such as lion’s mane, tremella, turkey tail and maitake medicinal mushrooms. You can experiment with adding a range of superfoods, medicinal mushrooms, and tonic herbs to create your own unique tonic elixirs to nourish your body and mind. Can’t choose which medicinal mushrooms to buy? You may just love our medicinal mushroom complex powder which contains a concentrated blend of eight of the most-loved medicinal mushrooms in an organic Miron violet glass jar.

Our reishi powder is available in different sizes and comes in a resealable, eco-friendly pouch which is perfect for travel. We recommend storing your reishi in a cool, dry place to further help to extend its shelf-life.

What Makes Our Reishi Powder So Special?

  • 10:1 Concentrated Extract: We take ten pounds of the highest quality reishi mushroom and gently transform them into one pound of powder for a super potent extract.
  • Ready to Use: Instantly add the powder to your favorite teas, smoothies, and foods - not further preparation needed.
  • 100% Natural: Our reishi mushroom powder is totally pure, with nothing added or taken away. 
  • Economical: A little of this powerful powder goes a long way

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Reishi Powder Dose: How Much Should I Take?

Out of all the medicinal mushrooms that we offer, reishi is considered to be one of the most powerful of the bunch. Some people report feeling the effects of taking reishi almost immediately. If it's your first time trying any sort of medicinal mushroom, then we suggest that you start with a smaller dose of between 1/4 and 1/2 a teaspoon, and then working your way up to a larger dose. Reishi mushroom can be enjoyed throughout the day, although its particularly great to take first thing in the morning as a replacement for a caffeine-laden coffee or tea.


Did You Know? Reishi Facts

  • Reishi is described as ‘the most superior of all herbs’ in Shen Nong’s book of herbal medicine.
  • Ancient Taoist texts which are still referred to today, also mention reishi as a mushroom that will help to bring happiness and health to those who take it.
  • Reishi has particular historic importance as this can be seen in many ancient artifacts: the beautiful mushroom can be seen in ancient paintings, statues and even embroidered on silk robes worn by Emperors.
  • Reishi is also known by its Latin name of Ganoderma lucidum, as well as a shining skin, spirit plant, lingzhi, and the mushroom of immortality.

Warming Reishi Tea Recipe

For those new to reishi, the intense flavor profile may take a little getting used to start with, but many users report growing fond of the taste after a while. This simple recipe helps to soften the reishi with a nutritious blend of plant-based milks, natural sweeteners, and spices. It’s great to sip on on-the-go too, so prepare your reishi tea in the morning and then pour it into a travel flask so that you can enjoy it throughout the day.

You Will Need

Plant-based milk - try coconut, hemp or cashew milk
A pinch of cinnamon
2 dates
1 tsp of coconut oil
1/2 - 1 teaspoon of Hybrid Herbs Reishi powder

Instructions

Pop the powder into a mug and then add in around a cup of warm but not boiling water. Stir until the reishi is fully dissolved. Transfer the mix to your trusty blender and then add the plant-milk, cinnamon, dates and coconut oil. Blend until smooth and creamy. Pour back into your mug and enjoy. In the summer months you can enjoy an iced reishi tea by first cooling it in the fridge or by adding a few ice cubes.

Supplement Facts

Ingredients: Duanwood Red Reishi

Also Known As: Ganoderma Lucidum, Shining Skin, Spirit Plant, Lingzhi, Mushroom of Immortality

Concentration: 10:1 Concentrated Extract Powder

Servings Per Pack: Around 56

Reishi Testimonials

Sean Long - Guitarist, While She Sleeps

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"Reishi was the optimistic opening for me that was the start of my inner transformation from suffering to peace. It doesn't have all the answers but it has guided me on to the right path ever since including into my life"

Nick Davies - United Kingdom

"I've been using your Duanwood Reishi Mushroom for the past few weeks, and I am already feeling great shifts happening inside. I've tried many types of Reishi, but your Reishi is definitely the real deal. It gives me a sense of calmness inside, an inner knowing that everything will work out. It assists me in really intuiting what my body needs and when, whether it be rest, exercise or work.”

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  1. Like a soft blanket 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 23rd Mar 2016

    I take your reishi every evening as it helps me to wind down after a long day. I sleep so much better and I feel my heart breathing a sigh of relief :) many thanks x

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