Origin: Jilin, China
In grounded form, it's both easy and tasty to mix in a little reishi to your tea, broth, soup or dish.
Studies have examined how reishi contains properties that increase resistance against malignant and pre-malignant cells - properties that support your body's defences or immunity. Studies have also explored how reishi may not only be a source of antioxidants but more importantly, one with a high absorption quality via ingestion. For those interested, further reading is available about the longstanding health-related use of reishi across Asia and in particular Japan's view on reishi ability to support cancer treatment.
Herbaceous with a grounding earthiness you would expect from the mushroom family, reishi complements chai in particular - you can further customise it by adding a touch of cacao.
*Properties of related herbs found in studies: immunity support, high absorption quality of antioxidants, antiviral
Taste: shou pu-erh, dark chocolate, astringent
Add 1tsp to stocks, curries & stews for added depth.
Boost the therapeutic properties of our turmeric latte, masala chai or your favourite hot chocolate by adding 1/4tsp reishi.
Disclaimer: We have exercised due care in ensuring the accuracy of information, but none is guaranteed. The traditional uses and properties of herbs mentioned in our website is for educational use only. It is not intended to substitute as medical advice. If you have any health concerns, you should consult with your health care practitioner before self-administering herbs.