Mushrooms have long been held in high regard by the Asian cultures of the world. The Chinese, in particular, have always deemed mushrooms as having special properties, and have often been referred to as being “spirit medicin Shiitake Mushroom Extract Powder (Lentinus edodes) is the most widely cultivated mushroom in the entire world.
It is esteemed in both the medicinal and culinary worlds and because of this popularity has been the subject of an intense amount of scientific research. In Japan, it is now one of the most popular sources of dietary protein. It is rich in proteins, carbohydrates, fiber, and a wide array of vitamins and minerals including germanium. Through the vast amount of research that has been performed, Shiitake has been found to have anti-fungal, anti-tumor, immune-regulating, anti-viral, and anti-cholesterol effects.
The daily consumption of Shiitake has been shown to help reduce blood cholesterol levels by 45%. One of the main active components that have been identified in Shiitake Mushrooms is a polysaccharide compound called Lentinan.
Beauty Benefits of Shiitake Mushroom Extract Powder:
Shiitake mushrooms contain L-ergothioneine a potent antioxidant compound that prevents skin damage, skin aging, and skin cell breakdown.
Shiitake mushrooms are rich in kojic acid – a compound that naturally brightens the skin and prevents melanin pigment from forming. Shiitake is often labeled as the “natural hydroquinone substitute”, being useful if you want to naturally fade sun spots, melasma, or pigmentation.
Like all the other mushrooms, Shiitake mushrooms offer anti-inflammatory effects, support healthy skin cell turnover, and the reduction of skin irritation.
Shiitake mushrooms also inhibit elastase – the enzyme that breaks down elastin within the dermis, eliciting anti-aging effects and supporting healthy skin.
CAS NUM: 37339-90-5
INCI Name: Lentinus Edodes Extract
Specification: 10; 1
Stable in pH range: 6-7.5
Color & Appearance: Light Brown
Grade: Top grade, Cosmetic
Recommended Usage: 1-5%
Application: anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant products
Country of Origin: China
Packaging: Our powders are packed in waterproof zip-lock pouches to avoid spillage.
Recommended Storage: Our powders should be stored in cool temperatures away from direct sunlight and moisture in an airtight container. Shelf life is 36Months from manufacturing or testing date (Current Lot will expire: 12-2024)
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