Armillaria mellea

(Honey Mushroom)

Armillaria mellea

Alpha Extracts Mushrooms
Powders & Extracts

Armillaria mellea, commonly known as the Honey Mushroom, is renowned for its distinctive appearance and role in both the culinary and medicinal worlds. This species is widely distributed across North America, Europe, and Asia, where it typically grows in large clusters on trees and decaying wood.

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

EU, UK, Cosmos Organic Certificate

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Armillaria mellea

In some cultures, Armillaria mellea is considered a delicacy and used in various culinary dishes. Additionally, it has been used in traditional medicine for its purported health benefits, including antimicrobial and antioxidant properties.

Main uses as Mushroom Powder:

  • Rich in Antioxidants, Vitamins, and Minerals: The Honey Mushroom is a good source of antioxidant compounds, B vitamins, and essential minerals, making it beneficial for overall health.
  • Acts as a Prebiotic and a Good Source of Fiber: Promotes digestive health by nourishing the beneficial bacteria in the gut.
  • Offers a Sweet and Earthy Flavor: Its unique flavor makes it a popular choice for culinary uses, enhancing dishes without overpowering other ingredients.
  • Finds Application in Cosmetics: Used as a raw material for further processing, particularly for its moisturizing and skin-protective properties in various skincare products.

Main uses as Mushroom Extract:

  • Suitable for Both Sweet and Savory Dishes: Its mild, sweet flavor complements a wide range of dishes, from savory stews to sweet desserts.
  • Versatile in Food and Beverage Formulations: Can be seamlessly integrated into everything from gourmet dishes to casual snacks and drinks without altering the desired taste profiles.
  • The 50% Extract Has a Strong, Distinctive Flavor: Ideal for tableting or encapsulation, providing enhanced therapeutic properties.
  • Utilized in Culinary and Medicinal Products: Including seasonings, spices, ready meals, beverages, protein mixes, and dietary supplements.

Main uses in Supplement Formulations:

  • Anti-aging benefits
  • Antibacterial properties
  • Antifungal properties
  • Anti-inflammatory properties
  • Antioxidant properties
  • Antiviral properties
  • Blood sugar regulation
  • Bone health
  • Cancer prevention
  • Cardiovascular support
  • Cholesterol management
  • Detoxification support
  • Digestive health support
  • Energy boost
  • Immune system support
  • Kidney health
  • Liver health support
  • Mental health support
  • Neuroprotective effects
  • Pain relief
  • Respiratory health support
  • Skin health support
  • Weight management
  • Wound healing

Side Effects: Research on potential side effects is lacking.

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