Aliness Fungi REISHI EXTRACT 400mg, 90 capsules

£17.09 £18.99

Food supplement

 

  • does not contain any additional substances
  • without gluten, lactose, soy

 

Triple standardized Reishi fruiting body extract (Ganoderma lucidum).

Aliness Reishi 400 mg  is based on high-quality, triple standardized extract from the fruiting bodies of Reishi mushrooms, which guarantees the content of active ingredients at least at the level of:

  • 40% of all naturally occurring polysaccharides.
  • 20% beta-glucans
  • 1% triterpenes

 

Only such triple standardization guarantees the presence of all active ingredients and ensures the full spectrum of action.

Aliness Reishi 400 mg  does not contain any animal ingredients, making it a product suitable for vegans. The product does not contain any preservatives or dyes.

 

Action:

  • strengthens the immune system
  • induces cytokine synthesis
  • contributes to the proper functioning of the circulatory system
  • helps maintain the proper level of LDL cholesterol in the blood

 

What is Reishi?

Reishi, or the yellowish or shiny mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum), is a species of mushroom that grows on decaying wood logs. Its hallmark is a fan-shaped hat with a shiny, yellowish surface. Although it grows in various parts of the world, the tradition of worshiping it and consuming it for medicinal purposes is an inherent element of Asian culture, where it has been known as Reishi for thousands of years. Reishi mushrooms have a special place in traditional Chinese medicine.

The main active ingredients with amazing properties are considered to be  beta-glucans  - belonging to a broader group of compounds called polysaccharides and  triperpenes .

Beta- glucans and polysaccharides

Polysaccharides are an extensive group of chemical compounds with long chain molecules made of repeating sugar units. Due to their structure, polysaccharides can be perceived as biopolymers that occur naturally in plants and animals. Polysaccharides include starch, cellulose, glycogen and chitin. Individual polysaccharides have different properties and therefore play different functions, depending on the way in which the monomeric sugar units are linked together and depending on their type.

Another subgroup of polysaccharides characteristic of mushrooms are  beta-glucans , which, like cellulose, are a component of dietary fiber, but unlike cellulose, they constitute its soluble fraction. Beta-glucans are part of the cell walls of mushrooms, constituting one

of the main structural elements of their fruiting bodies.

From a chemical point of view, they are compounds composed of D-glucose molecules connected by beta-glycosidic bonds. Beta-glucans differ in their chemical structure depending on their origin, practically every species of mushrooms has its own unique variety of beta-glucans, which is responsible for specific properties.

What makes our extract unique? / Triple standardization

When buying dietary supplements with Reishi, it is important to pay particular attention to the type of standardization of the extract, i.e. based on what ingredient its strength is determined. Even though many products are based on highly standardized extracts, they often only refer to the total polysaccharide content. However, there is no information about the content

beta-glucans , while they, along with  triterpenes ,  constitute the essence of Reishi, giving them unique, health-promoting properties.

Information about the total polysaccharide content alone does not determine the high quality of Reishi extract, even if it is 40%, 50% or more percent. These may be alpha-glucans (which include, for example, starch), or, additionally, the polysaccharide content may be artificially high.

due to the presence of maltodextrin, which is sometimes added as a carrier to stabilize the extract. Therefore, a full picture of the quality of Reishi extract can be obtained by additionally knowing the content of beta-glucans and triterpenes.

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Ingredients in a daily portion  (1 capsule)

Ganoderma lucidum extract         400 mg

including:

  • polysaccharides                                                                  160 mg
  • beta-glucans                                                                     80 mg
  • triterpenes                                                                           4 mg

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Ingredients:  standardized extract from the fruiting bodies of Ganoderma lucidum, capsule shell: (binding substance: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose)

Recommended daily dose necessary to obtain the beneficial effect of the product:  1 capsule a day with water. Do not exceed recommended servings for consumption during the day. The product cannot be used as a substitute for a varied diet. It is recommended to follow a varied diet and a healthy lifestyle.

Storage conditions:  Store at room temperature out of the reach of small children. Protect from moisture.

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