Wood ear mushroom
- 100% Mushroom Powder mesh 120
- Extract standardized extract to 30% mushroom polysaccharides.
- Extract standardized extract to 50% mushroom polysaccharides.
We have available all mushroom powders and extracts as organic, certified according to
- Cosmos Organic Certificate
Organic/Bio Specification Sheets
Auricularia auricula (judae) latin name.
Common names: Jew’s ear, Wood ear, Jelly ear, oreja de Judas, oreille du diable and others.
Edible, found worldwide.
In the West, Auricularia auricula-judae was used in folk medicine as recently as the 19th century for complaints including sore throats, sore eyes and jaundice, and as an astringent. Although it is not widely consumed in the West, it has long been popular in the East. In Africa, Ghana is used as a blood tonic.
General: neutral taste, not stong aroma, versatile for combinations with sweet and savory foods or beverages.
Modern research into possible medical applications has concluded that Auricularia auricula has anti-tumour, hypoglycemic, anticoagulant and cholesterol-lowering properties.
Auricularia auricula main uses as mushroom powder
Powder is rich prebiotic agent, good source of fibers and natural vitamin D2, has mild non-specific flavour.
In cosmetics is used as raw material for further processing depending on application in end product.
Auricularia auricula main uses as mushroom extract
Not dominative taste or flavour due to is excellent in fruity or sweet mixes, super-food bars and beverages. The 50% extract has a bit stronger flavor, however, still good in food formulas. Greater therapeutic properties for tableting or encapsulation.
Suitable for spiced salts, dry meals, sweet and savory treats, all kind of beverages, protein mixes.
IN SUPPLEMENT FORMULATIONS USED FOR:
- Healthy cardiovascular system
- Lowering cholesterol
- Balancing the immune system
- Cancer support therapies
- Digestive health
SIDE EFFECTS: Research is lacking on potential side effects.
INTERACTIONS: Unknown, research is limited.