The Reishi mushroom has anti-inflammatory, anti-tumor, antibacterial, antiviral, anti-diabetic, anti-oxidative, anti-ulcer and anti-aging properties. This herb is often called The Miraculous Herb, The Herb of Good Fortune, The Mushroom of Immortality, Or The Great Protector. There are many other names for this herb but these are just a few. In Japan it’s known as the Thousand-Year Mushroom. This is indicative of the longevity of reishi mushrooms.