Host Defense Mushrooms Reishi Extract (1 oz)


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Host Defense Mushrooms Reishi Extract delivers fast relief from the stress of the day while balancing one’s mood. Studies have found reishi mushrooms to have high concentrations of triterpenoids, polysaccharides, and peptidoglycans. These beneficial properties support healthy immune functions while promoting overall better health, prompting many to refer to it as the “mushroom of immortality.”

The Host Defense company was founded by mushroom expert Paul Stamets. Paul Stamets is a renowned mycologist and scientist who has dedicated his life to the research of medicinal fungi and mycoremediation. You can learn more about the amazing work of Paul Stamets here.

Host Defense preserves as much of the nutrients and polysaccharides as possible using a triple extraction method. For the most beneficial effect, they use reishi mushroom mycelium to create their extract. The result is a fast-acting extract that balances the mind and body while reducing fatigue and boosting overall health.

Each 1 ounce bottle contains pure Reishi (Ganoderma lucidum) mycelium/fermented brown rice biomass extract. It is recommended to take one milliliter daily with or without food. All Host Defense mushrooms are sustainably cultivated, certified organic, and U.S.-grown mushrooms from the forest, to the farm, to the customer. All products are third-party lab tested, gluten-free, vegan-friendly, and non-GMO.

Enthusiasts report a boost in energy and a sense of balance that helps them persevere through the day after taking this extract. Others report better overall health and a stronger immune system. Other benefits of Reishi may include:

  • Reduced depression
  • Anti-inflammation
  • Improved immune system function
  • Anxiety relief
  • Better sleep quality
  • Energy boost
Learn more…

What is Reishi Mushroom?
The Reishi has been a staple in Traditional Chinese Medicine for centuries. Due to its overall health benefits, It is often referred to as the “immortality mushroom.” The Reishi mushroom can be found growing in hot, humid locations from South America to Asia. They grow on the side of trees and resemble a shelf or set of shelves. The cap is a deep red body with colors that lighten to orange, yellow, and white at the edges.

What are Some Reishi Mushroom Benefits?
Numerous studies on humans and animals consuming reishi mushrooms have shown multiple therapeutic benefits. Below are just a few of the benefits.
Immune System Boost: Increasing whistle blood cells is critical to a strong immune system. Multiple studies have shown that reishi mushrooms can increase the number of white blood cells.

  • Reduce Fatigue and Depression: One study showed that reishi reduced fatigue and well-being improved in just eight weeks. Another study saw a reduction in depression after four weeks.

Are There Reishi Mushroom Side Effects?
Taking too much reishi mushroom has been known to cause dizziness, dry mouth, itching, nausea, upset stomach, and rash when taken in higher doses. It is recommended to take the dose outlined in the instructions to avoid these side effects.

What is Reishi Mushroom Extract?
Reishi extract is a tincture made from pure Reishi mushrooms using Host Defense’s triple extraction method. There is a slight mushroom flavor, so it can be consumed by itself or added to any recipe.

Where Can You Buy Reishi Mushroom Products?
ShroomBuddy has a premium line of Reishi capsules, extracts, and powder. Some of these products contain pure Reishi mycelium and fruiting bodies. Others are a combination of multiple functional mushrooms, such as Lion’s Mane, Chaga, Cordyceps, and others. Be sure to check out our entire line of mushroom products.


Suggested Use:
Take 1-2 mL for 1-3 times a day, as needed. For best results, use product daily.

Fresh Reishi Mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum) mycelium/fermented brown rice extract, dried Reishi Mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum) fruit body extract, water, alcohol.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This product contains alcohol (30-40% abv). Do not consume this product if you have alcohol sensitivities, are abstaining from alcohol, or are subject to testing for consuming alcohol products.

Nutritional Facts:
Serving Size – 1 full dropper (1 mL)
Servings per Container – 30

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