Shiitake Mushroom Extract
Botanical Name: Lentinula edodes
Plant Family: Marasmiaceae
Part of Fungi Used: Sporocarp
Specification: 10%-40% Polysaccharides & Beta -glucan
Characters: Brown powder
Shiitake Mushroom Extract beta D-Glucan powder is extracted from the fruiting body of Lentinus edodes (Berk.)sing. Shiitake Mushroom is known as the King of Shanzhen and it is the second-largest edible mushroom in the world. It is a high protein, low fat, nutrition, and healthy food.
Shiitake mushroom is prized for its culinary and medicinal uses. It is one of the most popular sources of protein in many parts of Asia, and its medicinal capabilities range from improving the immune system to protecting the liver from severe toxicity. Like many medicinal mushrooms used in traditional medicine, the Shitake contains many antioxidant compounds that may contribute to anti-aging properties.