Arbonne Ingredients Reishi


Reishi mushrooms offer powerful wellness benefits, including immune support, stress relief, and liver health. Known as the "mushroom of immortality," reishi is used in supplements, tea, and skincare. Ideal for enhancing sleep and overall wellness, with a daily intake of 1-1.5 grams recommended.

What is Reishi?

Reishi (Ganoderma lucidum), also known as Lingzhi, is a type of mushroom that has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for over 2,000 years. It is often referred to as the "mushroom of immortality" due to its numerous health benefits and its reputation for promoting longevity.

Where is it Usually Found in Nature?

Reishi mushrooms grow on hardwood trees, particularly on decaying logs and stumps of trees like oak, maple, and elm. They are native to humid and temperate regions in Asia but can now be found in other parts of the world due to cultivation.

Benefits to Health and Body

  1. Immune Modulation: Reishi contains beta-glucans and other polysaccharides that boost the immune system by enhancing the activity of white blood cells.
  2. Stress Relief: Reishi is an adaptogen, meaning it helps the body cope with stress by balancing hormone levels and supporting adrenal function.
  3. Anti-cancer Properties: Some studies suggest that reishi mushrooms may inhibit the growth of cancer cells and improve the efficacy of chemotherapy.
  4. Liver Health: Reishi helps detoxify the liver and protect it from damage caused by toxins and oxidative stress.
  5. Sleep Aid: Reishi has calming properties that can help improve sleep quality and duration.

Examples of Use

  • Supplements: Reishi is commonly taken in the form of capsules, tablets, powders, or tinctures for its health benefits.
  • Tea: Reishi mushroom tea is a popular way to consume this mushroom for relaxation and overall wellness.
  • Skincare: Reishi extracts are used in some skincare products due to their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

Suggested Daily Intake

The recommended daily intake of reishi supplements varies depending on the form and concentration. Generally, for dried reishi extract, a dose of 1 to 1.5 grams per day is common. For reishi tea, consuming one to two cups per day is typical. It is best to follow the dosage instructions provided by the supplement manufacturer or consult a healthcare provider.

You'll find Reishi in the following Arbonne products