Polyporus umbellatus

(Umbrella Polypore)

Polyporus umbellatus

Alpha Extracts Mushrooms
Powders & Extracts

Polyporus umbellatus, also known as Umbrella Polypore, is an ancient mushroom that has been used in traditional Eastern medicine for centuries. This mushroom is recognized for its unique appearance, featuring a cluster of small, stem-like structures topped with caps, resembling a group of umbrellas. It is not commonly found in culinary uses due to its tough texture, but its medicinal value is highly regarded.

All mushroom powders and extracts are organic, certified according to:

EU, UK, Cosmos Organic Certificate

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Polyporus umbellatus

Recent scientific research has highlighted the significant health-promoting properties of Polyporus umbellatus, including its diuretic, anti-tumor, and immune-enhancing effects. It is also known for its potential in protecting liver function and aiding in kidney health.

Main uses as Mushroom Powder:

  • Rich in bioactive compounds: Contains polysaccharides, ergosterol, and triterpenoids, making it a potent source of beneficial compounds.
  • Mild, earthy flavor: Can be incorporated into nutritional supplements and health products.
  • Pharmaceutical uses: Used to create natural remedies for promoting kidney and liver health.

Main uses as Mushroom Extract:

  • Flavor: The extract typically does not impart a strong flavor, making it ideal for blending into various health products without altering their taste profiles.
  • Concentrations: Often used in concentrations such as 20% or 50% extract, it provides enhanced therapeutic properties for products aimed at boosting kidney function and immune response.
  • Applications: Applicable in health drinks, dietary supplements, and holistic health remedies.

Main uses in Supplement Formulations:

  • Antibacterial properties
  • Anti-inflammatory properties
  • Antioxidant properties
  • Antitumor properties
  • Antiviral properties
  • Blood sugar regulation
  • Bone health support
  • Cardiovascular health support
  • Cholesterol management
  • Diuretic properties
  • Hepatoprotective properties
  • Immune system enhancement
  • Kidney health support
  • Liver function support
  • Lymphatic drainage enhancement

Side Effects: Research on potential side effects is lacking.

Interactions: Current research on interactions is limited and relatively unknown.