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The many benefits of Reishi mushroom for dogs & cats

Herbs For Pets 2 min read
Cut and uncut reishi mushroom in a large silver bowl to illustrate a blog about reishi mushroom for dogs and cats..

Vibrant, colorful, and packed with medicinal benefits, the reishi mushroom for dogs and cats should be an essential part of a pet’s daily regimen and maybe even yours too! Keep reading to learn more about this powerful little fungi.

History of the Medicinal Use of Reishi

The reishi mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum or lingzhi) is a type of fungus that’s been used for centuries in traditional and alternative Asian medicine. Many cultures believe reishi contains spiritual components, too! That’s why it’s believed to carry “divine power.”

Uses of Reishi Mushroom for Dogs & Cats

There are a huge variety of uses that this single fungus offers, including support for diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, immune conditions, cardiovascular health, lung disease, cognitive health, detoxification, gastrointestinal issues, cancer, allergies, and even anxiety.

Bright red and orange, reishi mushroom  out in the wild to represent the ingredient of natural supplements with reishi mushroom for dogs and cats.

Cautions Using Reishi Mushroom for Dogs & Cats

While the reishi mushroom can be a great benefit to your pet’s overall health and well-being, it’s crucial to know that not all mushrooms are safe for pet consumption.

Not all mushrooms are safe for pet consumption. Prefer pet-formulated reishi to avoid toxicity.

As well, if you’d like your pet to reap the benefits of taking reishi mushrooms, you should always be on the lookout for pet-formulated reishi to avoid toxicity.

Lastly, do not use reishi mushrooms in pets that are allergic to mushrooms.

How We Use Reishi Mushrooms

We use the mighty reishi in its entirety in our NHV Natures Immuno and NHV Lesstress formulations.

Natures Immuno is our medicinal mushroom blend that can help to support immune health, cardiovascular issues, chronic viral infections, liver, and kidney health, as well as endocrine health.

NHV Lesstress formula is our main support for anxiety in pets. The reishi in this blend can help the body manage stress as well as high blood pressure.

We use a proprietary extraction process, only using organic mushrooms from trusted sources and the finest organically grown or ethically wild-crafted herbs.

If you ever want to learn more about the use of reishi mushrooms for dogs and cats or need advice on anything else, our team is always here for you. Feel free to reach out to us any time by clicking the button below!

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Published: December 8, 2022

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