Lingzhi, known in Japan as Reishi, is an anti-inflammatory superior to hydrocortisone and aspirin. The medicinal properties of the spores of this ‘miracle herb’, which can be purchased in capsule form, revolve around strengthening the immune system.

Besides using it as a preventative supplement, Lingzhi is helpful in destroying cancer cells and potential cancer cells, general malaise, in warding off colds, allergies and cardiovascular problems such as high blood pressure and/or high cholesterol.