The Chemical Composition And Function Of Ganoderma Lucidum
Ganoderma lucidum contains a large number of active ingredients, could regulate the function of the human immune system.
The Main Components Include:
Special polysaccharides are mainly composed of beta-d-glucan combined amino acids. These components are known to have immunomodulatory and anticancer properties.
Triterpenoids, such as ganoderic acid, it had been proved to lower blood pressure, reduce platelet viscosity and possibly lower LDL- cholesterol.
Other major active substances are sterols, coumarins and mannitol.