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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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Asserting that the mushroom is rarely seen because it grows underground, she said, "When the Emperor Qin Shi Huang [the First emperor of China] was on the hunt for the secret to longevity, it is said he discovered this lingzhi was the answer.
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Lingzhi or reishi mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum) (GL) has been widely used as a medicinal agent in China for over 1000 years.
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