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Frequently Asked

What is red reishi?

Red reishi (Ganoderma lucidum), commonly known as "lingzhi" in Chinese, is a rare herbal mushroom that has been used in Japan and China for over 2,000 years in traditional medicine and revered for its overall health benefits.

How do you take Mikei Red Reishi Essence?

Take one capsule a day or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner.

When is the best time to take Mikei Red Reishi Essence?

Ideally, the best time to take Mikei is in the morning on an empty stomach. For enhanced absorption, we recommend taking Mikei with a source of vitamin C.

Can I take Mikei Red Reishi Essence with other medications?

Although Mikei Red Reishi Essence is a dietary health supplement, it is recommended that you consult a healthcare practitioner prior to taking any new medication. There have not been enough studies to show that red reishi cannot be taken with any other medications. However, patients undergoing organ transplants and using immuno-suppressive drugs should always be cautious when taking any immune-modulating substances such as red reishi and are advised to consult their healthcare practitioner.

Is red reishi safe for everyone to take?

There are no studies that restrict the consumption of red reishi to any specific person. However, consulting a health care practitioner prior to taking any health supplement is recommended especially for those who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

How soon can one start noticing results?

Results can vary from a week to several months with the daily intake of a high quality reishi product such as Mikei Red Reishi Essence, but most people notice a difference to their overall health and well-being within a month.

How long can one take Mikei Red Reishi Essence for?

There is no limit as to how long one can take Mikei Red Reishi Essence. The daily consumption of red reishi is as much of a preventative measure for good health as it is a tool for people with specific health concerns.

Is Mikei Red Reishi Essence vegetarian friendly?

Yes. Mikei Red Reishi Essence and its vegetable-based capsule is all-natural and suitable for a variety of dietary requirements including vegetarians, diabetics, and those on restricted diets.

How is Mikei Red Reishi Essence different from Mikei Red Reishi Slices?

Mikei Red Reishi Slices are simply dried red reishi slices (fruiting body) and used primarily as a flavour enhancer in Asian herbal soups and prepared by boiling in hot water.

Mikei Red Reishi Essence is in capsule form and contains a highly concentrated 16:6:1 reishi extract. This means that it takes 16.6g of dried red reishi to make 1g of reishi extract though a process called hot water extraction. Hot water extraction is an advanced extraction technology similar to how reishi is prepared in traditional medicine.

What is the difference between Mikei Red Reishi Essence and Mikei Red Reishi Essence EX?

Mikei Red Reishi Essence EX contains 50mg more reishi extract per capsule and is recommended for individuals with more serious health concerns.

How do I verify the safety of Japanese products after the nuclear disaster of March 11, 2011?

Since the Fukushima nuclear power plant incident in March 2011, Nikkei Co. has taken every effort to ensure that all Mikei products are not contaminated by radiation. In addition to close monitoring of radiation levels in the reishi farms, all cultivating materials, raw ingredients, and finished products are tested for radioactivity. To date, all test reports confirm that no radioactive contamination has been detected in any Mikei products and all Mikei products are safe for consumption. For more information, please click here.

For more general information on reishi, you can visit www.reishi.com.

All information on this site is provided for informational or educational purposes only. By no means is any information presented herein intended to substitute for the advice provided to you by your own physician or health care provider. You should not use any information contained in our site to self-diagnose or personally treat any medical condition or disease or prescribe any medication. If you have or suspect you have a medical condition you are urged to contact your personal health care provider immediately.

The statements presented have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The products represented in this website are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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