- 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
Lentinula edodes/ Shiitake
Lentinula edodes is also commonly called Sawtooth oak mushroom, Black forest mushroom, Golden oak mushroom or Oakwood mushroom.Delicious and edible native to East Asia, known as the first cultivated mushroom, back in 13 century. Famous for its earthy, smoky, so called umami flavour Shiitake is the second most commonly cultivated edible mushroom, available worldwide.
Main uses of the Lentinula edodes powder
The Shiitake powder acts as prebiotic, good source of fiber, does not have any mushroom flavour.
In cosmetics is used as raw material for further processing depending on application in end product.
Main uses of the Lentinula edodes extracts
Due to its characteristic and pleasant mushroom flavour goes well in all kind of savory or spicy combinations. In lower percentage and 30% grade extract is good in fruity or sweetish mixes, goes well with chocolate.
50% extract has strong dominate flavour and rather unpleasant taste. Best for tableting or encapsulation. Greater therapeutic properties.
Suitable for seasonings and spices, dry meals, savory treats, beverages, protein mixes, supplement formulations.
IN SUPPLEMENT FORMULATIONS USED FOR:
- Healthy immune system
- Lowering blood pressure
- Lowering cholesterol
- Cancer support therapies
- Digestive health
SIDE EFFECTS: Research is lacking on potential side effects.
INTERACTIONS: Unknown, research is limited.