Botanical Name : Rhinacanthus nasutus.(Linn.) Kurz.
Family Name : GANODERMATACEAE
Common Name : Reishi, Hed-lin-jue, Ling- zhi (in Thai)
Part Used : Stem
The Job’tear also known as Duai or Luk dueai (in Thai).
Each seed of the plant is produced individually,
enclosed in a tear-shaped shell that is naturally a pale grey color. Job's tear is commonly used in Asia
as food and medicine. It is also popularly used as a traditional herb to treat as a diuretic, anti-rheumatic,
anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, hypoglycemic and weight control. In China, it is one the most popular
food herbs used in the diet therapy of painful and stiff joints. Luk dueai is an important source of
polysaccharide, protein, fiber and vitamin B1. Nowadays, it’s used as foods such as soup, congee,
drink juices, tea and coffee like drink.