Randomized Clinical Trial Of An Ethanol Extract Of Ganoderma Lucidum In Men With Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 88
Sex Male
Age Range 45-64, 65+
Notes for this study:
6mg ethanolic extract of Reishi, once daily, was able to reduce lower urinary tract symptoms (benign prostatic hyperplasia, overactive bladder, incontinence) as assessed by IPSS (International Prostate Symptom Score) self-report. Testosterone was unaffected, and peak urinary flow and residual urine were unaffected despite total symptoms being reduced.

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