Ganoderma Lucidum

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What do you know about Ganoderma lucidum?

Ganoderma lucidum (red Ganoderma) is a mushroom which is used as traditional Chinese medicine. Today, Ganoderma lucidum is still widely revered as a valuable health supplement and herbal medicine worldwide. Ganoderma lucidum offers this nature of health benefits.

To cultivate Ganoderma, paddy husks, brown rice flour and rubber tree scrapes are used as the medium of plantation. No chemicals, pesticides or hormones are used in the cultivation. Exposure to the sun is also controlled to ensure that the therapeutic properties are not lost. It takes 3 months for Ganoderma to mature before it is harvested under close supervision.

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Did You Know?

To find Lingzhi in ancient times, people had to go high up to the mountains and deep into the forest to harvest this most valuable medicine. The discovery of Lingzhi, which was very scarce and believed to bring external longevity, led to wide spread festivities. Lingzhi was valued as it was used almost exclusively by Emperors and by courtesans.