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Hello Sam, I am Dr. Arun and will be helping you today.The active agent in Ganoderma Lucidum is ganoderic acids. The activity of ganoderic acids is linked to the hydroxylation in the position 7 and 15 (GA-A) and 3 (GA-H) in their triterpene lanostane structure, which makes them alkaline. Please read this reference resource;http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18425349
It is helpful in;
Decreasing blood pressure
Decreasing cholesterol and triglycerides
Prevention of cancer growth
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Hi Dr. Phophalia, also, why does G lucidum also alleviates constipation in people who uses it? What is the property that causes this?
Dr. Phophalia, what are the main ingredients of G. Lucidum that makes this herb so well known? I've read the polysaccharide, ganodermic acids, triterpenoids, and germanium. Is there others?
The main active ingredients found in Ganoderma Lucidum are;
1) Ganoderic acid,
2) Polysaccharides (Beta – D – glucan polysaccharides),
3) Sterol (ergosterol),
8) Ascorbic acid
9) Dietary fibers
Thanks, ***** ***** has no germanium??