Red Reishi Chemical Compound
Active Ingredient of Ling-zhi
Modern studies have shown that the Red Reishi is primarily composed of Polysaccharides, Triterpenes, Proteins, and Amino acids. Researchers have identified that water-soluble Polysaccharides are one of the active element found in Red Reishi that helps support the immune responses. Another major active ingredient found in Red Reishi are a group of Triterpenes called Ganoderic acids. Ganoderic acids are also the effect of the bitter taste of the Red Reishi that is found in the Red Reishi of high quality.
From the medical studies in Japan and China, researchers also agree that Red Reishi aids blood circulation and increases the metabolic activities of cells inside our bodies, which supports the functioning of the organs.