Ganoderma lucidum Health effects and herbal facts

Ganoderma lucidum

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Biological activities

5-Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Linoleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Oleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit ;found in Tissue Culture ;found in Plant
Stearic-acid found in Fruit ;found in Plant ;found in Tissue Culture
Abortifacient
Betaine found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Allergenic
Mannitol found in Fruit (173.7 ppm);found in Plant
Oleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Oleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Analgesic
Adenosine found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Mannitol found in Fruit (173.7 ppm);found in Plant
Androgenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Anemiagenic
Oleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Angiogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Anorexic
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Anthelmintic
Mannitol found in Fruit (173.7 ppm);found in Plant
AntiMS
Linoleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Antiacne
Linoleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Antiadenomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Antiaggregant
Adenosine found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Antialopecic
Linoleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Oleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit ;found in Tissue Culture ;found in Plant
Antialzheimeran
Choline found in Fruit
Antianaphylactic
Linoleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Antiandrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Linoleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Oleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit ;found in Tissue Culture ;found in Plant
Antiangiogenic
Ergosterol found in Fruit (1168.4 ppm);found in Plant (4000 ppm)
Antiarrhythmic
Adenosine found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Antiarteriosclerotic
Linoleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Antiarthritic
Linoleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Antibacterial
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Antichoreic
Choline found in Fruit
Anticirrhotic
Choline found in Fruit
Anticoronary
Linoleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Anticystinuric
Choline found in Fruit
Antidementia
Choline found in Fruit
Antidiabetic
Choline found in Fruit
Antidiuretic
Adenosine found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Antidyskinetic
Choline found in Fruit
Antieczemic
Linoleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Antiedemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Antiendotoxic
Adenosine found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Antiestrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Antifeedant
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Antifertility
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Antifibrinolytic
Linoleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit ;found in Tissue Culture ;found in Plant
Antiflu
Ergosterol found in Fruit (1168.4 ppm);found in Plant (4000 ppm)
Antigastritic
Betaine found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Antiglaucomic
Mannitol found in Fruit (173.7 ppm);found in Plant
Antigonadotrophic
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Antigranular
Linoleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Antihepatotoxic
Lignoceric-acid found in Fruit
Antihistaminic
Linoleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Antihomocysteine
Choline found in Fruit
Antihomocystinuric
Betaine found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Antihyperlipoproteinaemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Antihypertensive
Adenosine found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Linoleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Mannitol found in Fruit (173.7 ppm);found in Plant
N-hentriacontane found in Fruit
Oleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Antiinsomniac
Adenosine found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Antileukemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Antileukotriene-D4
Linoleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Oleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Antilipolytic
Adenosine found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Antilymphomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Antimanic
Choline found in Fruit
Antimenorrhagic
Linoleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Antimutagenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Mannitol found in Fruit (173.7 ppm);found in Plant
Antimyoatrophic
Betaine found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Antinephritic
Mannitol found in Fruit (173.7 ppm);found in Plant
Antinociceptive
Choline found in Fruit
Antiophidic
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Antioxidant
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Mannitol found in Fruit (173.7 ppm);found in Plant
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit ;found in Tissue Culture ;found in Plant
Antiprogestational
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Antiprostaglandin
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Antiprostatadenomic
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Antiprostatitic
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Linoleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Antipyretic
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Antiradicular
Mannitol found in Fruit (173.7 ppm);found in Plant
Antispasmodic
Adenosine found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Chrysophanic-acid found in Fruit
Mannitol found in Fruit (173.7 ppm);found in Plant
Antisteatotic
Choline found in Fruit
Antitachycardic
Adenosine found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Antitumor
Ergosterol found in Fruit (1168.4 ppm);found in Plant (4000 ppm)
Antiviral
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Ergosterol found in Fruit (1168.4 ppm);found in Plant (4000 ppm)
Anxiolytic
Adenosine found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Apoptotic
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Artemicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Arteriodilator
Adenosine found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Bruchiphobe
Betaine found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Calcium-Antagonist
Chrysophanic-acid found in Fruit
Cancer-Preventive
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Linoleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Oleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Candidicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Carcinogenic
Linoleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Cardiodepressant
Choline found in Fruit
Cardioprotective
Betaine found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Caspase-8-Inducer
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Cerebrotonic
Choline found in Fruit
Choleretic
Oleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Cholinergic
Choline found in Fruit
Comedolytic
Linoleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Cosmetic
Behenic-acid found in Fruit ;found in Plant
N-hentriacontane found in Fruit
Stearic-acid found in Fruit ;found in Plant ;found in Tissue Culture
Dermatitigenic
Oleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Diuretic
Betaine found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Mannitol found in Fruit (173.7 ppm);found in Plant
N-hentriacontane found in Fruit
Emetic
Mannitol found in Fruit (173.7 ppm);found in Plant
Emmenagogue
Betaine found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Estrogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Ethanolytic
Betaine found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Expectorant
Betaine found in Fruit ;found in Plant
FLavor
Oleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit ;found in Tissue Culture ;found in Plant
Stearic-acid found in Fruit ;found in Plant ;found in Tissue Culture
Febrifuge
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Flatugenic
Mannitol found in Fruit (173.7 ppm);found in Plant
Fungicide
Chrysophanic-acid found in Fruit
Glucogonogenic
Adenosine found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Gonadotrophic
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Hemolytic
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit ;found in Tissue Culture ;found in Plant
Hepatoprotective
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Betaine found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Choline found in Fruit
Linoleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Hypercholesterolemic
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit ;found in Tissue Culture ;found in Plant
Hypocholesterolemic
Adenosine found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Linoleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Oleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Stearic-acid found in Fruit ;found in Plant ;found in Tissue Culture
Hypoglycemic
Adenosine found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Hypolipidemic
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Hypotensive
Adenosine found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Choline found in Fruit
Ileorelaxant
Choline found in Fruit
Immunomodulator
Adenosine found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Insectifuge
Linoleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Oleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Insulinic
Adenosine found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Irritant
Oleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Keratitigenic
Chrysophanic-acid found in Fruit
Laxative
Adenosine found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Mannitol found in Fruit (173.7 ppm);found in Plant
Lipolytic
Adenosine found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Lipotropic
Betaine found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Choline found in Fruit
Lubricant
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit ;found in Tissue Culture ;found in Plant
Stearic-acid found in Fruit ;found in Plant ;found in Tissue Culture
Memorigenic
Choline found in Fruit
Metastatic
Linoleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Mucogenic
Betaine found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Myorelaxant
Adenosine found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Nematicide
Linoleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit ;found in Tissue Culture ;found in Plant
Nephrotoxic
Mannitol found in Fruit (173.7 ppm);found in Plant
Occuloirritant
Chrysophanic-acid found in Fruit
PAF-Inhibitor
Adenosine found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Parasympathomimetic
Choline found in Fruit
Percutaneostimulant
Oleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Perfumery
Oleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Stearic-acid found in Fruit ;found in Plant ;found in Tissue Culture
Pesticide
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Betaine found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Chrysophanic-acid found in Fruit
Ergosterol found in Fruit (1168.4 ppm);found in Plant (4000 ppm)
Mannitol found in Fruit (173.7 ppm);found in Plant
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit ;found in Tissue Culture ;found in Plant
Propecic
Linoleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Oleic-acid found in Tissue Culture
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit ;found in Tissue Culture ;found in Plant
Stearic-acid found in Fruit ;found in Plant ;found in Tissue Culture
Pyrogenic
Adenosine found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Respirastimulant
Adenosine found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Secretomotor
Adenosine found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Sedative
Adenosine found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)
Amylase found in Plant
Soap
Palmitic-acid found in Fruit ;found in Tissue Culture ;found in Plant
Spermicide
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Suppository
Stearic-acid found in Fruit ;found in Plant ;found in Tissue Culture
Sweetener
Mannitol found in Fruit (173.7 ppm);found in Plant
Ubiquiot
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Ulcerogenic
Beta-sitosterol found in Fruit ;found in Plant
Vasodilator
Adenosine found in Fruit (1.5 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
1-epi-5'-deoxy-5'-methyl-sulfinyladenosine Fruit 0.14
24-ethyl-cholestan-3-beta-ol Fruit
24-methyl-cholesta-7-22-dien-3-beta-ol Fruit
Plant
24-methyl-lathosterol Fruit
3-beta-5-alpha-6-alpha-triol-ergosta-7-22-diene Fruit
5'-deoxy-5'-methyl-sulfinyladenosine Fruit 0.19
5-alpha-8-alpha-epidioxy-24-epsilon-methyl-cholesta-6-22-dien-3-beta-ol Fruit
5-alpha-8-alpha-epidioxy-ergosta-6-9(11)-22-trien-3-beta-ol Fruit
7-epi-ganoderic-acid Fruit 3.4
7-o-methyl-ganoderic-acid-o Mycelium 5.2
Adenosine Fruit 1.5
Amylase Plant
Behenic-acid Fruit
Plant
Beta-sitosterol Fruit
Plant
Betaine Fruit
Plant
Cellulase Plant
Choline Fruit
Chrysophanic-acid Fruit
Chrysophanic-acid-glucoside Fruit
Cyclooctasulfur Tissue Culture
Endopolygalacturonase Plant
Ergosta-4-6-8(14)-22-tetraen-3-one Fruit
Ergosta-4-7-22-triene-3-6-dione Mycelium 5.2
Ergosta-7-22-dien-3-beta-ol Fruit
Ergosta-7-22-dien-3-beta-ol-linoleate Fruit
Ergosta-7-22-diene-2-beta-3-alpha-9-alpha-triol Fruit
Ergosta-7-22-diene-3-beta-5-alpha-6-beta-triol Fruit
Ergosta-7-9-22-triene-3-beta-5-alpha-6-alpha-triol Fruit
Ergosterol Fruit 1,168.4
Plant 3,000 4,000
Ergosterol-palmitate Fruit
Ganoderal-a Fruit
Ganoderan-a Fruit
Plant
Ganoderan-b Fruit 2.5
Plant
Ganoderan-c Fruit 1.5
Ganoderenic-acid-a Fruit 145
Ganoderenic-acid-b Fruit 50
Ganoderenic-acid-c Fruit 25
Ganoderenic-acid-d Fruit 75
Ganoderenic-acid-e Fruit 0.4
Ganoderic-acid Fruit
Ganoderic-acid-a Fruit 389.5 2,630
Pileus
Gills 170.3
Ganoderic-acid-a-methyl-ester Fruit 578.9
Ganoderic-acid-b Fruit 5.2 132.7
Pileus
Gills 48.8
Ganoderic-acid-b-methyl-ester Fruit 86.5
Ganoderic-acid-c Fruit 11 750
Ganoderic-acid-c-1 Gills 65.2
Ganoderic-acid-c-2 Fruit
Gills 61.7
Ganoderic-acid-d Fruit 15.3 265
Gills 12.1
Ganoderic-acid-e Fruit 27.5 161.6
Gills 18.8
Ganoderic-acid-f Fruit 60.1 165
Gills 21.9
Ganoderic-acid-g Fruit 80
Gills 14.1
Ganoderic-acid-h Fruit 1.9
Pileus
Gills 46.9 47.7
Ganoderic-acid-i Gills 3.1
Ganoderic-acid-j Plant
Ganoderic-acid-k Fruit 0.3
Gills 0.9
Ganoderic-acid-m Fruit 0.3
Ganoderic-acid-m-a Mycelium
Ganoderic-acid-m-b Mycelium
Ganoderic-acid-m-c Mycelium
Ganoderic-acid-m-d Mycelium
Ganoderic-acid-m-e Mycelium
Ganoderic-acid-m-f Mycelium
Ganoderic-acid-mg Mycelium 29.3
Ganoderic-acid-mh Mycelium 6.3
Ganoderic-acid-mi Mycelium 3
Ganoderic-acid-mj Mycelium 0.7
Ganoderic-acid-mk Mycelium 81.3
Ganoderic-acid-n Fruit 3.8
Ganoderic-acid-o Fruit 0.6
Mycelium 71.7
Ganoderic-acid-p Mycelium 1.7
Ganoderic-acid-q Mycelium 4
Ganoderic-acid-r Mycelium 4.2 92.1
Pileus
Ganoderic-acid-s Mycelium 6.3 161.6
Pileus
Ganoderic-acid-s-1 Fruit
Ganoderic-acid-t Mycelium 33 526.3
Pileus
Ganoderic-acid-u Mycelium
Ganoderic-acid-v Mycelium
Ganoderic-acid-v-1 Fruit
Ganoderic-acid-w Mycelium
Ganoderic-acid-x Mycelium
Ganoderic-acid-y Mycelium
Ganoderic-acid-z Mycelium
Ganoderic-acids-a-z Plant
Ganoderiol-a Fruit 11.2
Plant
Ganoderiol-b Fruit 1.9
Plant
Ganoderiol-c Fruit
Plant
Ganoderiol-d Fruit
Plant
Ganoderiol-e Fruit
Plant
Ganoderiol-f Fruit
Plant
Ganoderiol-g Fruit
Plant
Ganoderiol-h Fruit
Plant
Ganoderiol-i Fruit
Plant
Ganoderma-acidic-polysaccharide-gl-a Fruit 130
Ganoderma-lucidum-antibiotic Fruit
Mycelium
Ganoderma-lucidum-antibiotic-gl-1 Fruit 500
Ganoderma-lucidum-antibiotic-gl-2 Fruit 700
Ganoderma-lucidum-antibiotic-gl-3 Fruit 1,900
Ganoderma-lucidum-compound-c-6 Gills 1.6
Ganoderma-lucidum-heteroglycan Fruit 551
Ganoderma-lucidum-polysaccharide-fraction-a-h Fruit
Ganoderma-lucidum-triterpene-17-a Gills 1.6
Ganoderma-lucidum-triterpene-18-a Gills 1.2
Ganoderma-lucidum-triterpene-5-a Gills 3.9
Ganoderma-lucidum-triterpene-6-a Gills 0.8
Ganoderma-polysaccharide-bn-3-a-c Fruit
Ganoderma-protein-ling-zhi-8 Mycelium
Ganodermadiol Fruit 4.1
Ganodermanodiol Plant
Ganodermanondiol Fruit 3.1
Ganodermanonol Plant
Ganodermanontriol Fruit 5.6
Ganodermanotriol Fruit 4
Plant
Ganodermatriol Fruit 0.9 1.2
Plant
Ganodermatriol-triacetate Fruit
Ganodermenonol Fruit 4
Ganodermic-acid-r Mycelium
Ganodermic-acid-s Mycelium
Ganoderol-a Plant
Ganoderol-b Plant
Ganodosterone Mycelium 5.2
Ganolucidenic-acid-a Gills 3.9
Ganolucidenic-acid-b Gills 5.9
Ganolucidic-acid-a Gills 3.9
Plant
Ganolucidic-acid-b Gills 5.9
Plant
Ganolucidic-acid-c Plant
Ganolucidic-acid-e Fruit
Plant
Ganosporeic-acid Fruit 15
Ganosporelactone-a Mycelium
Ganosporelactone-b Mycelium
Germanium Fruit 4.9
Guanosine-5'-monophosphate Fruit
Mycelium
Hentriacontane Plant
Laccase Plant
Lanosta-7-9(11)-24-trien-15-alpha-22-beta-diacetoxy-3-beta-hydroxy-26-oic-acid Mycelium
Lanosta-7-9(11)-24-trien-15-alpha-acetoxy-3-alpha-hydroxy-26-oic-acid Mycelium
Lanosta-7-9(11)-24-trien-15-alpha-acetoxy-3-beta-hydroxy-26-oic-acid Mycelium
Lanosta-7-9(11)-24-trien-3-alpha-15-alpha-22-beta-triacetoxy-26-oic-acid Mycelium
Lanosta-7-9(11)-24-trien-3-alpha-15-alpha-diacetoxy-26-oic-acid Mycelium
Lanosta-7-9(11)-24-trien-3-alpha-15-alpha-dihydroxy-26-oic-acid Mycelium
Lanosta-7-9(11)-24-trien-3-alpha-22-beta-diacetoxy-15-alpha-hydroxy-26-oic-acid Mycelium
Lanosta-7-9(11)-24-trien-3-alpha-acetoxy-15-alpha-hydroxy-26-oic-acid Mycelium
Lanosta-7-9(11)-24-trien-3-alpha-acetoxy-26-oic-acid Mycelium
Lanosta-7-9(11)-24-trien-3-alpha-hydroxy-26-oic-acid Mycelium
Lanosta-7-9(11)-24-trien-3-beta-15-alpha-22-beta-triacetoxy-26-oic-acid Mycelium
Lanosta-7-9(11)-24-trien-3-beta-15-alpha-diacetoxy-26-oic-acid Mycelium
Lanosta-7-9(11)-24-trien-3-beta-acetoxy-15-alpha-hydroxy-26-oic-acid Mycelium
Lignoceric-acid Fruit
Ling-zhi-8 Fruit
Mycelium
Lingzhi-polysaccharide-d-6 Plant
Linoleic-acid Tissue Culture
Lucidenic-acid-a Fruit 193.3 194.3
Plant
Gills 3.5
Lucidenic-acid-b Fruit 21.7
Plant
Lucidenic-acid-c Fruit 53
Plant
Gills 2.7
Lucidenic-acid-d Fruit 30
Gills
Plant
Lucidenic-acid-d-2 Gills 12.5
Lucidenic-acid-e Gills
Plant
Lucidenic-acid-e-2 Fruit 8.6
Gills 12.5
Lucidenic-acid-f Gills 1.2
Plant
Lucidenic-acid-g Plant
Lucidenic-acid-h Fruit 5.7
Lucidenic-acid-i Fruit 2.1
Lucidenic-acid-j Fruit 0.8
Lucidenic-acid-k Fruit 0.3
Lucidenic-acid-l Fruit 0.4
Lucidenic-acid-m Fruit 0.2
Lucidone-a Plant
Lucidone-b Plant
Mannitol Fruit 173.7
Plant
N-hentriacontane Fruit
N-tetracosane Fruit
Nonadecanoic-acid Fruit
Plant
Oleic-acid Tissue Culture
Palmitic-acid Fruit
Tissue Culture
Plant
Polysaccharide Plant
Portensterol Fruit
Proteoglycan-g009 Tissue Culture
Stearic-acid Fruit
Plant
Tissue Culture
Tetracosane Plant
Tetracosanoic-acid Plant
Trehalose Plant
Xanthosine-5'-monophosphate Fruit
Mycelium
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]