Phellinus linteus

(Meshimakobu)

Phellinus linteus

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Powders & Extracts

Phellinus linteus, commonly known as the Meshima mushroom or Black Hoof Mushroom, originates from East Asia, where it has been used in traditional medicine for centuries. Esteemed for its potent medicinal properties, this fungus grows predominantly on mulberry trees and is especially revered in Korean, Chinese, and Japanese cultures.

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

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Phellinus linteus

This mushroom is renowned for its potent health benefits, which include antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anticancer properties. It is often used to boost the immune system, support liver health, and improve overall vitality.

Main uses as Mushroom Powder:

  • Rich in Polysaccharides, Beta-Glucans, and Lectins: These compounds are crucial for their immune-enhancing and anti-cancer properties.
  • Prebiotic and Fiber Source: Helps to nourish beneficial gut bacteria, supporting overall digestive health.
  • Flavor Profile: Offers a bitter and earthy flavor, typically not used for culinary purposes but valued in medicinal preparations.
  • Cosmetic Use: Extracts are sometimes incorporated into skincare products for their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

Main uses as Mushroom Extract:

  • Predominantly Utilized in Medicinal Applications: Its extract is not common in foods due to its strong flavor but is highly valued in supplements.
  • Suitable for High-Concentration Extracts: Often used in tinctures and capsules where its potent medicinal compounds can be concentrated and utilized effectively.
  • Utilized in Traditional and Herbal Medicine: Known for its antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal properties, making it a powerful component in health supplements.
  • Applied in Nutraceuticals: Its extracts are incorporated into products aimed at enhancing immune function, reducing inflammation, and fighting cancer.

Main uses in Supplement Formulations:

  • Anticancer properties
  • Anti-inflammatory properties
  • Antioxidant properties
  • Antiviral properties
  • Antimicrobial properties
  • Anti-allergic properties
  • Athletic performance boost
  • Blood pressure regulation
  • Blood sugar regulation
  • Bone health support
  • Cardiovascular health support
  • Cognitive function support
  • Detoxification support
  • Gastrointestinal health support
  • Immune system support
  • Joint health support
  • Kidney health support
  • Liver health support
  • Mood stabilisation
  • Nutrient absorption stimulation
  • Respiratory health support
  • Skin health support
  • Stress relief
  • Weight management

Side Effects: Research on potential side effects is lacking.

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