Ganoderma lucidum 灵芝 (Lingzhi, Ganoderma)

Caixia Dong, Simon Quanbin Han

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Ganoderma, also referred to as Lingzhi in Chinese, is the dried fruiting body of both (Leyss. Ex Fr.) Karst (Chizhi) and G. Zhao, Xu et Zhang (Zizhi) belonging to the family of Polyporaceae. Lingzhi has been recorded in the Chinese Pharmacopeia (2010) (Pharmacopoeia Committee of P. R. China in Pharmacopoeia of People’s Republic of China (I). Chemical Industry Publishers, Beijing, pp 174, 2010) as one of the most popular Chinese herbal medicines, and is frequently used as an ingredient in dietary supplements.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDietary Chinese Herbs
Subtitle of host publicationChemistry, Pharmacology and Clinical Evidence
EditorsYanze Liu, Zhimin Wang, Junzeng Zhang
PublisherSpringer Vienna
ISBN (Electronic)9783211994481
ISBN (Print)9783211994474, 9783709119198
Publication statusPublished - 18 May 2015

User-Defined Keywords

  • Fruiting Body
  • Advanced Lung Cancer
  • Ganoderic Acid
  • Ganoderma Lucidum
  • Natural Health Product


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