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lingzhi

A Chinese mushroom that has been used in various forms of alternative healthcare.
 
Alternative oncology
Lingzhi is reported to modulate the immune system through a protein, LZ-8, which is believed to have antitumour, immunomodulatory and immunotherapeutic activity, possibly by inhibiting angiogenesis and cell migration and by driving apoptosis.
 
Chinese medicine
Lingzhi has been used for allergies, asthma, insomnia, nervousness, ulcers, tumours, vertigo and to stimulate the circulation and immune system, and may be of use in AIDS and cancer. Some data suggest that it may have antibacterial, antiviral and antihypertensive activity.
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The pharmacological study of Lingzhi (Ganoderma lucidum) and the research of therapeutical principle of "Fuzhengguben" in Traditional Chinese medicine.
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(Basidiomycetes, Ganodermataceae) is a genus of well-known medicinal mushrooms, which is called as Lingzhi in Chinese, Ganoderma in English, belongs to a kind of wood decaying polypore fungi of economic importance, and a widely distributed fungal genus with high diversity of species especially in the tropics (Wang and Yao, 2005; Zhou et al., 2007b).
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