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Doctor insights on: Diseases Caused By Ganoderma

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What are the benefits of consuming ganoderma ?

None proven: Several species of ganoderma containbioactive compounds such as triterpenoids and polysaccharides. G. Lucidum contains the largest variety of cellulose-, lignin-, and xylan-digesting enzymesused in biomass remediation and industrial sludge processing. Collectively, the ganoderma species are being investigated for a variety of potential therapeutic benefits. ...Read more

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Can you tell me detailed information on ganoderma benefits?

Can you tell me detailed information on ganoderma benefits?

Ganoderma lucidum: I believe you're asking about reishi mushrooms -- ganoderma is another name. It's claimed to be useful for immune system support. The above-ground parts are used. Not enough evidence to say if effective, though. Here's a rundown: http://www.Webmd.Com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-905-reishi%20mushroom.Aspx?Activeingredientid=905&activeingredientname=reishi%20mushroom. ...Read more

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Where can I buy ganoderma lucidum?

Ganoderma lucidum: Check with a Traditional Chinese Medicine doctor. ...Read more

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Ganoderma lucidum, is it safe?

Ganoderma: Ganoderma lucidum is a mushroom that has all kinds of magical cures, none of which has been substantiated. I would therefore not recommend it. ...Read more

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Can ganoderma help with some of the pain from lupus?

Can ganoderma help with some of the pain  from lupus?

No evidence it helps: Ganoderma products have become very popular in america in the last few years, just as they have been popular in traditional chinese medicine for centuries. The most popular ganoderma is the species known as ganoderma lucidum in latin, & is the best known and most well studied of all the medicinal mushrooms. But no studies show it works in sle as having nutritional support value or medical value. ...Read more

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Is ganoderma safe to use for high blood presssure w/ medications?

Is ganoderma safe to use for high blood presssure w/ medications?

No: Ganoderma will increase the effectiveness of other blood pressure medications and can drop your blood pressure dangerously low. ...Read more

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Can ganoderma help in weight loss?

Can ganoderma help in weight loss?

Yes: It can help, but reading about reishi mushroom makes it a bit unclear as to safety. Some reports state that it harms the liver and others state that it protects it. My advice would be yes take some if you have no liver issues but don't overdoit. ...Read more

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Can ganoderma help me in solving seizures history of more than 26years?If yes what should be content of it.

Can ganoderma help me in solving seizures history of more than 26years?If yes what should be content of it.

I checked: With herbalist! it's a mushroom ! it supposedly has effect on immune system. Have not seen it helping with seizures, worth a try1. ...Read more

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Can ganoderma coffee help with a multiple sclerosis diagnosis?

Can ganoderma coffee help with a multiple sclerosis diagnosis?

NO: Ganoderma coffee has no benefit in assisting MS or affecting course of disorder. The only real significant control of MS comes from use of potent medications, such as Tysabri or Gilenya. ...Read more

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Is it true that food supplement and ganoderma is placebo?

Is it true that food supplement and ganoderma is placebo?

Placebo response: Every medication and/or supplement invokes a placebo or nocebo response -- meaning the patient has expectations about positive or negative effects. This does not mean the medication or supplement has no physiological effect. A cochrane review on ganoderma (reishi) mushrooms did not support their use as first-line cancer treatment, or in long-term cancer treatment. http://tinyurl.com/n4cxxfm. ...Read more