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Reishi, Maitake and Shiitake

Other Names: Reishi Mushroom, Ganoderma, Ling Zhi, Fairy Herb, Ganoderma Lucidum
Traditional Usages: Food, High Blood Pressure, Chronic Asthma, Bronchitis, Candida, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Allergies, Reduce Blood Fat, As powder to enhance Immune Response - Aids, Alzheimer's Disease, Amnesia, Chest Pain
Resources: China, Japan, Asia, East Asia, Europe, North America
Parts Used: Fruit,
Health Warning: There are lots of potential side-effects, be advised to seek advice from your medical doctor before using Reishi Mushrooms


Reishi, Maitake and Shitake – Home remedy for Cold Sores:  Reishi, maitake and shitake mushrooms contain protiens known as interferons which destroy viruses like herpes. These are mushrooms and should form part of your daily diet when you have cold sores.


Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal medications



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