Articles

Effect of Ganoderma lucidum on postherpetic neuralgia.

Author

Hijikata Y, Yamada S

Date

1998

Journal

Am J Chin Med

Abstract

Administration of hot water soluble extracts of Ganoderma lucidum (GI) (36 to 72 g dry weight/day) decreased pain dramatically in two patients with postherpetic neuralgia recalcitrant to standard therapy and two other patients with severe pain due to herpes zoster infection.