Japanese Ganoderma Mushroom Tea

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Discover a traditional Japanese tea experience known for its health benefits and earthy, delicious flavor.

Key Benefits

❤ Beta-glucans Richness: Naturally found in our tea, beta-glucans are acclaimed for initiating the body's defense mechanisms against harmful pathogens.

Powerful Health Attributes: The Ganoderma mushroom offers an array of therapeutic properties:

   ❤ Defensive Powerhouse: Exhibits antiviral, antibacterial, and anti-tumor activities.

   ❤ Immunity Amplifier: Amplifies your body's immune cell responsiveness, priming them to be on high alert.

   ❤ Holistic Wellness: Proven to enhance overall well-being and health.

Taste Profile

A delightful balance of smoothness with a hint of sweetness, underpinned by a pronounced mushroom flavor.

Easy brew instructions below.

Provenance & Quality

  • Variety: Crafted from the kofuki variant of saru-no-koshikake mushrooms (Ganoderma applanatum).
  • Harvesting Locale: Handpicked in the wild, nestled at the foot of Mount Kirishima in Miyazaki. This rich volcanic region, inhabited by diverse wildlife, is renowned for its nutrient-dense soil, fostering an abundance of mushrooms integral to local culinary and medicinal practices.
  • Quality Assurance: Wild-Harvested. All-Natural. Pesticide-free. Lovingly handpicked, sun-dried, and meticulously diced.
Type: Herbal
Region: Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan
Caffeine: None
Ingredients: 100% Japanese Ganoderma applanatum mushroom
Net Weight: 60 grams
Product of Japan

How to Brew

The following instructions are for making four 250 ml cups (1 liter).

  1. Pour 4 cups of cold water into a kettle. Add 4 grams (1 flat tbsp.)
  2. Heat to a full, rolling boil.
  3. Turn heat down, and simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. Turn heat off, and wait for about 10 minutes.
  5. Strain and serve.


For the enthusiasts keen on exploring the depth of research around the Ganoderma mushroom, we have curated the following scientific studies:

  • Medicinal Benefits of the Mushroom Ganoderma -- Advances in Applied Microbiology, Volume 37, 1992, Pages 101-134
  • Effect of Polysaccharides from Ganoderma applanatum on Immune Responses -- Nakashima, S. , Umeda, Y. and Kanada, T. (1979), Microbiology and Immunology, 23: 501-513. doi:10.1111/j.1348-0421.1979.tb00489.
  • Antitumor Activity of Water-Soluble β-D-Glucan Elaborated by Ganoderma applanatum -- Agricultural and Biological Chemistry. Vol. 45 (1981) No. 1 pp 323-326
  • Isolation and characterization of antitumor active β-d-glucans from the fruit bodies of Ganoderma applanatum -- Carbohydrate Research. 115(1):273–280; Apr 1983
  • Antibacterial Activity of Steroidal Compounds Isolated from Ganoderma applanatum -- International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms. V1, 1999 Issue 4, p 325-330
  • Ganoderma applanatum secondary metabolites induced apoptosis through different pathways: In vivo and in vitro anticancer studies -- Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, Volume 101, May 2018, Pages 264-277
  • Ganoderma applanatum: a promising mushroom for antitumor and immunomodulating activity == Phytother. Res., 22: 614-619. doi:10.1002/ptr.2294
  • Antioxidative activities and chemical characterization of polysaccharide extracts from the widely used mushrooms Ganoderma applanatum, Ganoderma lucidum, Lentinus edodes and Trametes versicolor -- Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, Volume 26, Issues 1–2, May–June 2012, Pages 144-153
  • Applanatumin A, a New Dimeric Meroterpenoid from Ganoderma applanatum That Displays Potent Antifibrotic Activity -- Organic Letters, Publication Date:February 23, 2015 https://doi.org/10.1021/ol503610b
  • Cellular and molecular mechanisms of the Ganoderma applanatum extracts induces apoptosis on SGC‐7901 gastric cancer cells -- CELL BIOCHEMISTRY AND FUNCTION 24 February 2011; 29: 175–182. DOI: 10.1002/cbf.1735.

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  • 5
    Great tea

    Posted by Mileidy on 9th Feb 2022

    Everything that I tried is lovely

  • 5
    Mild and pleasant

    Posted by Oxana Cooper on 25th Jun 2019

    Read about the health benefits on the net. The mild flavor is perfect for my palette. There is a hint of a woody, earthy flavor. Customer service is always wonderful!! I highly recommend this tea!

  • 5
    Nice taste!

    Posted by Samantha J. on 6th Feb 2018

    I really like this tea. I had heard good things about the tea for health but was concerned it wouldn't taste good. I was pleasantly surprised. It's one of my new favorite teas now.

  • 5
    Enjoyable tea

    Posted by Rachel Jones on 11th Apr 2017

    This is the most enjoyable tea I have. It is very nourishing and tasty and always makes me feel satisfied and comforted. I never thought I would love a mushroom tea.