Reishi, also known as Lingzhi, is a fungus native to East Asia historically used in Traditional Chinese medicine. In certain contexts, such as in individuals reporting neurological fatigue, it may possess anti-fatiguing properties.


In a double-blind placebo-controlled study of 132 patients with neurasthenia, Reishi reduced ratings of fatigue by 28%. [1]


[1] Tang W, Gao Y, Chen G, et al. A Randomized, Double-Blind and Placebo-Controlled Study of a Ganoderma lucidum Polysaccharide Extract in Neurasthenia. Journal of Medicinal Food. 2005;8(1):53-58. doi:


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