Reishi Mushroom: The Elixir of Immortality

Lingzhi or ReishiReishi mushroom is also known as Ganoderma Lucidum, it is one of the most ancient organic and natural mushrooms made use of in todays medicine. It has been used for 100’s of years in China as it has been thought to aid people with a large selection of medical conditions. As the mushroom was scarce and highly-priced treatments were reserved for royalty. Through technological advancements growing Reishi Mushrooms has now turn out to be a actuality thus decreasing the cost of this mushroom making it available to the everyday man or woman.

The Reishi mushroom is considered to enhance the body’s immune system and aid in rehabilitating the immune system if needed. While some of todays traditional western medicine basically don’t work as well after a time period with Reishi Mushroom the entire body nerves seem to fully get used to the effects that is has , thus promoting a more robust immune system.

Pipa // Reishi Mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum)
Pipa // Reishi Mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum) (Photo credit: Valter Jacinto | Portugal)

People who have allergies may find some relief when using Reishi Mushroom. In addition people who suffer from simple mental problems such as stress, concentration problems, fatigue and sleep deprivation have also found the mushroom to be of tremendous aid.

Reishi Mushroom has also been known to prevent health problems that may lead to more serious problems such as heart attack or other heart conditions. It is claimed that it can also help people with liver disorders, blood circulation , lung disorders and even help with symptoms of HIV.

The Reishi Mushroom also is known to have wonderful effects on the skin as it helps to increase the delivery of nutrients to the skin. It may also help control acne and minimize fine lines and age spots which can only make you look younger!

Pipa // Reishi Mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum)
Pipa // Reishi Mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum) (Photo credit: Valter Jacinto | Portugal)

As with all types of treatment one should always consult with the medical practitioner before starting any type of therapy, we suggest you check with your doctor should you want to try alternative remedies.

Reishi Mushroom is also known as the “elixir of immortality” because of its advantageous properties on the body. It is also known as the “King of Adaptogens” with its ability to improve the immune system, stamina, and circulatory system.

Mushroom of Longevity in Changdeokgung
Mushroom of Longevity in Changdeokgung (Photo credit: Nathan (Mushroom Nathan))

Reishi Mushroom is known to help restore the organs natural functions. People who take Reishi Mushroom have been known to improve mental clarity, skin, and overall body functioning. This can be taken for short and long term benefits. Not only does it restore the body’s overall vitality like Ginseng, but it also has a “fountain of youth” effect for those who take this supplement on going.

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Lychee berries~ the sweetest fruit of them all

English: Lychee of Rajshahi, Bangladesh- a clo...

Have You Had Your  Lychee Berries Today?

 

 

Lychee is a fruit that many do not know about. It’s absolutely juicy and delicious to eat. You can find them in the summer in certain markets; larger health food markets. If you have a chance to taste them, you will see why they are most definitely worth the wait.  Lychee berries grow on an evergreen tree reaching 10–28 meters tall, the lychee bears fleshy fruits that are up to 5 cm (2.0 in) long and 4 cm (1.6 in) wide. The skin of the fruit is a pink-red, roughly textured rind that is inedible but easily removed to expose a layer of sweet, translucent white flesh. Lychees are eaten in many dessert dishes, and are especially popular in China, throughout Southeast Asia, along with South Asia and India.  The lychee is grown in ChinaThailandVietnam, Japan,Bangladesh and northern India. South Africa and the United States (Hawaii and Florida) also have  commercial lychee production. These fruit typically have a higher price, due to having more edible flesh. Cultivation of lychee began in the region of southern China, Malaysia, and northern Vietnam. Wild trees still grow in rainforest in Guangdong province and on Hainan Island. Unofficial records in China refer to lychee as far back as 2000 BCE. The lychee has a history of cultivation going back as far as 2000 BC according to records in China. Cultivation began in southern China, Malaysia, and Vietnam. Wild trees still grow in parts of southern China and on Hainan Island. There are many stories of the fruit’s use as a delicacy in the Chinese Imperial Court. It was first described and introduced to the west in 1782. English: Litchi chinensis. Français : Litchi c... The lychee has on average a total 72 mg of vitamin C per 100 grams of fruit. On average nine lychee fruits would meet an adult’s daily recommended Vitamin C requirement. A cup of lychee fruit provides, other minerals, 14% Daily Value (DV) of copper, 9% DV of phosphorus, and 6% DV of potassium (for a 2000-calorie diet). Like most plant-based foods, lychees are low in saturated fat and sodium and are cholesterol free. In traditional Chinese medicine, Lychee is known for being a fruit with “hot” properties (see the six excesses for more details on the definition of heat), and excessive consumption of Lychee can, in certain extreme cases, lead to fainting spells or skin rashes.

Lychees are extensively grown in China, and also elsewhere inBrazilSouth-East  Asia,Pakistan,Bangladesh,India, southernJapan, and more recently inCalifornia,HawaiiTexasFlorida, the wetter areas of easternAustralia and sub-tropical regions of South AfricaIsrael and in the states of Sinaloa and San Luis Potosí in Mexico. They need a warm subtropical to tropical climate that is cool but also frost-free or with only very slight winter frosts not below -4°C, and with high summer heat, rainfall, and humidity. Growth is best on well-drained, slightly acidic soils rich in organic matter. A wide range of cultivars is available, with early and late maturing forms suited to warmer and cooler climates . They are also grown as an ornamental tree as well as for their fruit. Lychees (Litchi chinensis), picture taken at S... Lychees are commonly sold fresh in Asian markets, and in recent years, also widely in supermarketsworldwide. The red rind turns dark brown when the fruit is refrigerated, but the taste is not affected. It is also sold canned year-round. The fruit can be dried with the rind intact, at which point the flesh shrinks and darkens. Dried lychee are often called lychee nuts, though, of course, they are not a real nut. According to folklore, a lychee tree that is not producing much fruit can be girdled, leading to more fruit production.

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No Energy??? This Time You Can Change That.

Baoding Balls / Qi Gong-Kugeln

If you put energy into your body, energy can also go out to attract what you want and also actively do all the things you may want to do..But first you have to give your body what it needs. If you find  yourself saying one thing then do something else constantly then you may have energy problems. When you can’t pull yourself together to get to work, keep a scheduled appointment, follow through on a date or a meeting, there is a most definitely an energy problem present in you.

The thing is, you don’t have to live with a lack of energy, you can build and cultivate some from scratch lol..since energy is unlimited there is always plenty for everyone. How many times have you or someone you know dropped the ball on showing up for something that was preplanned? If this is you…please learn qi gong or tai qi, yoga or at least do something healthy for your life force in order to get the vital energy inside and around you and quick.  There’s no need to feel regretful or sorry. You can always improve. So if you want balance I’m here to tell you this is the remedy. Also be mindful of what you’re eating and drinking..if there’s no life in it your food or drinks how will you get the nutrients you need? ~ Energy is what I’m sending out today and LOVE LOVE LOVE ❤ smile, you’re beautiful~