The use of Ganoderma Lucidum dates way back in history. The records say that this herb was originated and first used in the ancient China and Japan almost 4000 years ago. The emperors of these countries regularly consumed the extracts obtained from this wonder herb, mixed with tea. It was believed that this herb can grant longevity and vitality to its user. This herb has been successfully treating patients suffering from various types of diseases for past many centuries. This belief stands absolutely true even today. Ganoderma Lucidum is a type of red mushroom that has ample number of benefits to human health.  This is a very effective and important medicinal herb.

The leading physicians of the world today are advocating the consumption of this herb. The patients can combine the intake of this herb with any other line of treatment also.  As there are numerous health benefits this herb is also correctly termed as the ‘miraculous King of Herbs’. This herb was also one of the key ingredients of the ‘elixir of eternal youth’. In Japan and China, this red mushroom is also called as ‘relish’ and ‘Ling Zhi’. There are several ways of consuming this wonderful herb. The most popular way is through coffee.  Due to its innumerable health benefits, this herb has been enlisted in American Pharmacopeia and Therapeutic compendium.

Ganoderma Lucidum was believed to have spiritual potency, but today, it has been proved to act as anti-allergen, anti-oxidant, anti-viral, anti-fungal, cardio-vascular healer, anti-inflammatory, helps in inhibition of platelet aggregation, prevents bronchitis, etc. There are quite a few other benefits as well, like it is an excellent nerve and kidney tonic. It has already been proved that the consumption of this herb provides one the ability to fight cancer cell proliferation and improves immune system functions. This herb also provides increased energy, mental clarity and great concentration along with increased anti-oxidant levels. The consumption of Ganoderma Lucidum also improves the urinary tract symptoms. Today, there are many ways in which one can consume this herb the most popular way is to have its daily intake mixed with coffee. There are special blend of coffee available in the market that has the goodness of Ganoderma Lucidum.