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Reishi / Ling Zhi - The Mushroom of Immortality

 Reishi / Ling Zhi - The Mushroom of VitalityBy Emma Suttie, D.Ac, AP

Reishi mushrooms are one of the most powerful tonics on earth, and have been used since the beginning of human history as a protector herb, longevity tonic and to aid in spiritual development. Research has now confirmed that reishi is an immune modulator and a very potent antioxidant, and it is being used in modern treatment of cancer and to combat the effects of chemotherapy in China as well as in the West.

Reishi Mushroom History

Reishi mushrooms were first described by the famous herbalist Shen Nong in the Shu Dynasty more than 2400 years ago. Reishi was classified by Shen Nong as a superior herb - meaning that it could be taken continuously without side effects. More...  

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Tackle Aging Head-On: Here’s How

Tackle Aging Head-On: Here's HowBy John Tsagaris

Is time trundling on? Are you noticing your hair, skin and nails aren’t looking quite how they used to?

There’s little we can do about the constant tick-tocking of the clock – time moves fast and it’s a necessary evil of life (sob!) – but the good news is we can give ourselves a nudge in the right direction when it comes to how we look. More...


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