The mushroom most known by its Japanese name which stands for spiritual mushroom has a long history in Asian cultures. Images of Reishi in Taoism art first appeared during the Yuan Dynasty. For centuries this mushroom has been sought for its medicinal properties. For the last 35 years scientific studies continue to prove many of the beneficial attributes the mushroom was already known for. Over the last 20 years cultivation techniques have progressed rapidly and like Cordyceps, Nutritionally the mushroom contains specific Beta-Glucans and Triterpines. The mushroom in most known for being an adaptogen and increasing the body’s resistance to stress and in turn improving other aspects of health.