Ganoderma Spore and its benefits

Ganoderma spores are the seeds of ganoderma or lingzhi plant, one of the oldest mushrooms recognised for its medicinal attributes.Their medicinal value had been celebrated in the traditional Chinese medicine since 2000 years ago and was considered as a medical luxury which only royalty could afford. However, in due course, it came within the reach of the masses and still finds use as an herbal remedy in recent times. The fruit body of the fungi matures after 5-7 months to release numerous ganoderma spores through minuscule pores present at its base. They are then processed to get rid of any impurities as well as its covering or husk and finally sterilised and packed.

Though the entire lingzhi mushroom is enriched with therapeutic properties, its spores score higher when it comes to measuring efficiency with which they heal our body. The spores are packed with polysaccharides, triterpine, nucleoside and germanium – the medicinal formula which list these spores among the most competent natural medicine. Apart from that, a bunch of amino acids, sterols, alkaloids, vitamins and 13 minerals make ganoderma spore a store house of essential nutrients.

The ganoderma spore is a gift of nature to human health. Ganoderma spore exert notable effect on our immune system and coax it to work more efficiently. They facilitate quick response of the immune system to foreign pathogens like bacteria and virus and the polysaccharides in the spore create an apt antibody defence in order to prevent the invasion of a number of ailments. A bolstered immunity also helps us recover from an illness much faster and thus aid in restoring good health. Apart from reinforcing our immunity, ganoderma spore sets up a shield against tumour and cancer. Regular doses of ganoderma spore powder can annihilate the cancer cells by putting a halt to telomerase activity as well as prevent their further growth. It also tones down the after-effects of chemotherapy like lost appetite, weakened immunity and degenerating cellular activities.

The triterpines boost our metabolic process, cleanses our body by draining away the toxic elements and lowers blood pressure, thus improving our cardiovascular health at the same time. Allergic patients are benefited by the anti-histamine like properties of the ganoderic acids while they also act as a cure for respiratory problems like asthma and chronic bronchitis. If insomnia is leaving you tired and stressed out, you can count on ganoderma spore powder for fast remedy and a night of peaceful sleep. Make ganoderma spore a part of your daily beauty regimen to get rid of acne and ugly wrinkles.

Adopt a habit of consuming 1 level teaspoon (3-10 grams) daily of this herbal medicine to experience the benefits within 4 months of starting the supplement.

Recently, ganoderma spore powder has secured its place in the beloved beverage of mankind – coffee. Coffee has remained an indispensable part of Western drinking culture but it is losing popularity in recent times due to adverse effects of caffeine in it. However, a dash of ganoderma spore in coffee cuts down the amount of caffeine and up its health quotient. This herbal coffee detoxifies the body and maintains positive alkaline level in blood. Coffee infused with ganoderma spore supplies our body with a good amount of antioxidants and lowers high blood pressure simultaneously. Apart from its salubrious aspects, every sip of this herbal coffee elates our spirits and works wonder for our mood.

Before opting for such beverage one should pay attention to some other effects of ganoderma spore. Prolonged use of this herbal powder can make your mouth and throat dry as well as lead to nosebleed, or sometimes stomach upsets and a clotting ailment known as thrombocytopenia. Pregnant and lactating women are also advised to not use this product.  As with all herbal products, taking the necessary precautions will assist in our health choice options.   Liya Das. (TCC)



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