Ganoderma lucidum is a famous and precious traditional Chinese medicine, and it is also an excellent tonic. It can be used in combination with traditional Chinese medicine to treat many physical discomforts. It has the effects of clearing liver poison, reducing liver fire, improving human immunity, and enhancing metabolism. Ganoderma lucidum has inhibitory effects on the nervous system, lowers blood pressure on the circulatory system and strengthens the contractility of the heart, has an expectorant effect on the respiratory system, and has antibacterial, liver-protecting, and immune-enhancing effects. That is to say, Ganoderma lucidum can improve the detoxification function of the liver, and can be used to treat neurasthenia, insomnia, chronic diseases, etc.
Ganoderma lucidum has the reputation of "immortal grass". Its medicinal value is very high, and it belongs to the first-class Chinese medicinal materials. Ganoderma lucidum has been hailed as a precious "immortal herb" since ancient times. It has a wide range of medicinal value. Compendium of Materia Medica also records that Ganoderma lucidum is mild in nature and has no side effects, so it can be taken with confidence every day.
So can everyone take Ganoderma lucidum? In principle, anyone can take it. Especially the elderly and children, the body resistance of the elderly and children is weaker than that of adults, and they are more prone to various diseases. Taking Ganoderma lucidum can enhance the immune system and prevent colds. Therefore, it is more suitable for children and the elderly to take Ganoderma lucidum. The dosage for children is 2/3 of that of adults, and the dosage of light and frail elderly people is 2/3 of that of adults.
Modern medical data show that Ganoderma lucidum is rich in various active ingredients, which have very good health care and auxiliary treatment effects on the following groups of people: people whose bodies are in sub-health state. People who are weak and have low immunity. Patients who suffer from some chronic diseases and need to take medicine for a long time. People with neurasthenia and insomnia caused by excessive brain use or high work pressure. People with three high groups. People who have been exposed to various radiation sources such as computers and X-rays for a long time. People with tumor diseases. Anyone can take Ganoderma lucidum. The point is that Ganoderma lucidum can also replenish Qi, and people with Qi deficiency are most suitable to eat Ganoderma lucidum. Modern medicine has also proved that Ganoderma lucidum is a rare beauty product, which has anti-wrinkle, anti-inflammatory, anti-pigmentation, skin-protecting effects, and can also increase the luster of hair. Therefore, female friends who love beauty are more suitable to eat Ganoderma lucidum. Physical strength is too weak, pregnant women are not recommended to eat.
How to identify and cultivate Ganoderma lucidum? Generally, it is distinguished from three aspects: color, smell, and insect eyes.
Observe the color of Ganoderma lucidum. The growth environment of wild Ganoderma lucidum is very natural, and it mostly grows in deep mountain forests, so wild Ganoderma lucidum has various shapes and colors. The shape of artificial Ganoderma lucidum is more uniform and the color is the same.
Smell. Wild Ganoderma lucidum tastes very bitter due to the growth environment, which is why wild Ganoderma lucidum has high medicinal value. In terms of smell, the artificial Ganoderma lucidum has some taste of traditional Chinese medicine, but the wild Ganoderma lucidum does not have too much smell.
Look at worm eyes. Artificially cultivated Ganoderma lucidum will use some pesticides to control pests, so artificially cultivated Ganoderma lucidum will not have insect eyes. However, because wild ganoderma grows in the natural environment, there will be many insects, so wild ganoderma will have many irregular insect eyes.
Generally speaking, there are darker insect eyes, and the taste is lighter or tasteless, which is mostly natural. The ones with light color have no insect eyes, and the ones with strong fragrance are mostly artificially cultivated.
It is generally wrapped in a sealed bag and stored in a cool and dry place. It can effectively prevent mildew and moth.
Ganoderma lucidum also contains a variety of amino acids, proteins, alkaloids, coumarin, steroids, triterpenes, volatile oils, mannitol, resins and sugars, vitamin B2, vitamin C, lactones and enzymes. Among them, stearic acid, fumaric acid, and benzoic acid are the main components in the contained acids. Ganoderma lucidum is also extremely rich in the rare element "germanium". There are many ways to eat Ganoderma lucidum, the common ones are soaking in water, soaking in wine, and decocting in water.
Soaking method: Cut the Ganoderma lucidum into pieces, put it in a cup, and brew it with boiling water as tea. It can be brewed more than 5 times. Generally, 10g-15g per day is enough for adults.
How to make wine: Cut the Ganoderma lucidum into pieces, put it into a white wine jar and seal it for soaking. You can also add rock sugar or honey. Generally, it will turn brownish red after three days, and you can drink it after it changes color. There is also Ganoderma lucidum and ginseng wine that can treat symptoms such as tuberculosis, chronic cough, excessive phlegm, lung deficiency, asthma, and indigestion. Choose 50 grams of ganoderma lucidum slices, 20 grams of ginseng, and 500 grams of rock sugar, put them in a gauze bag and place them in a wine jar, add 1500 mL of white wine, seal and soak for 10 days, drink 2 times a day, 15-20 mL each time.
Water decoction method: Cut the ganoderma lucidum into pieces, put it into the medicine jar, and decoct it with an appropriate amount of water. Generally, it can be decocted repeatedly 3-4 times.