Ganoderma belongs to the
Polyporaceae group of the Fungi family - Reishi and some formulas contain other mushrooms.
Ganoderma works in the
treatment of cancer because it helps cleanse the body from toxins and it
helps strengthen the immune system. It enhances
liver detoxification, thus improving liver function and stimulating the regeneration of
liver cells - making it a very important supplement for those who
have liver cancer.
The anti-cancer agents in
Ganoderma are the polysaccharides and Germanium. The polyshaccharide fraction of Ganoderma is
largely responsible for its anti-tumor efficacy. Indications for Ganoderma
use in cancer include supplementation a) to reduce side-effects during
chemotherapy or radiotherapy, b) to prolonging survival and minimize
metastasis, c) to improve quality of life, and d) to prevent occurrence or
Ganoderma can be used as a
supplement during chemotherapy or radiotherapy to reduce side-effects such
as fatigue, loss of appetite, hair loss, bone marrow suppression and risk
of infection. It
can also reduce the toxic and side effects and mitigate the pains during
chemotherapy and radiotherapy, in particular to cancer patients at
terminal stages for prolonging their lives and improving their living
of Ganoderma that help in the treatment of cancer include:
and helps regulate the immune and endocrine system, prevent tumors,
the circulation and eliminating harmful free radicals.
DNA synthesis of the cancer cells, destroys the terminal enzyme
activity of the tumor cells, promotes macrophages and regulates T and B
lymphocytes, thus restraining the spread of cancer
can also reduce the toxic and side effects and mitigate the pains
during chemotherapy and radiotherapy
- Enhances liver detoxification, thus
improving liver function and stimulating the regeneration of
with cancerous ascites, increases appetite and help relieve the
pain of late stage cancer.
is especially effective with kidney diseases.
International produces a Ganoderma product - Ganoderma Lucidum
that is a 20:1 concentration of six species of red Ganoderma.
According to the manufacturer, their product is very bitter and less
starchy than other gamodermas. It is produced at 70 degree celcius to
maintain the high quality of nutritional value rather than the hot
extraction method at 400 degree celcius that others use. Ganoderma Lucidum
has a history of powerfully improving the immune system and balancing the
body's functions. When the body cells are repaired it potentially enables
the body's functions to be enhanced and balanced. Ganoderma Lucidum
contains Yin (negative) and Yang (positive) and has a history of
powerfully improving the immune system and balancing the body's functions.
more information on Ganoderma Lucidum, contact Jack Betterton by email at
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