Pleurotus eryngii

(King Oyster Mushroom)

Pleurotus eryngii

Alpha Extracts Mushrooms
Powders & Extracts

Pleurotus eryngii, widely known as King Oyster Mushroom, stands out in the culinary and medicinal mushroom world. This species, cherished in Asian cuisines for its robust texture and umami flavor, has also gained popularity in Western gastronomy. Historically, Pleurotus eryngii has been utilized in traditional medicine to boost immune systems and reduce cholesterol levels.

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

EU, UK, Cosmos Organic Certificate

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Pleurotus eryngii

Recent scientific studies have revealed that Pleurotus eryngii possesses numerous health benefits, including anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and cholesterol-lowering effects. It is also known for its potential in cancer prevention and as a source of natural bioactive compounds.

Main uses as Mushroom Powder:

  • High in Nutrients: Contains beta-glucans, lovastatin, vitamins, and minerals, making it a nutritious food source.
  • Savory Flavor: Imparts a meaty, savory taste that enhances the flavor of various dishes.
  • Beauty Industry Use: Utilized in skincare products due to its high antioxidant content and skin-rejuvenating properties.

Main uses as Mushroom Extract:

  • Savory Flavor: Its distinctive savory flavor makes it ideal for inclusion in savory dishes, snack mixes, and culinary preparations.
  • Extract Benefits: The extract, typically at concentrations such as 30%, enhances the flavor and health benefits of the products it is added to, suitable for use in functional foods and dietary supplements.
  • Culinary Applications: Employed in seasonings, ready meals, snack bars, and even in protein shakes and other functional beverages.

Main uses in Supplement Formulations:

  • Antibacterial properties
  • Anti-carcinogenic properties
  • Antifungal properties
  • Anti-inflammatory properties
  • Antioxidant properties
  • Antiviral properties
  • Bone health support
  • Cardiovascular protection
  • Cholesterol management
  • Diabetes management
  • Gut health improvement
  • Hepatoprotective effects
  • Immune system enhancement
  • Neuroprotective effects
  • Obesity control
  • Renal health improvement
  • Respiratory health support

Side Effects: Research on potential side effects is lacking.

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