Wolfiporia extensa

(Poria cocos)

Wolfiporia extensa

Alpha Extracts Mushrooms
Powders & Extracts

Wolfiporia extensa, commonly known as Poria cocos, is also referred to as Hoelen in English, Fu Ling in Chinese, and Bukuryo in Japanese. This esteemed fungus holds a prominent place in traditional Chinese medicine, prized not only for its substantial medicinal properties but also for its culinary uses.

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

EU, UK, Cosmos Organic Certificate

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Wolfiporia extensa

In both its native and international contexts, Poria is regarded as a valuable health supplement and a culinary treasure, reflecting its longstanding heritage and the diverse applications it offers.

Main uses as Mushroom Powder:

  • Rich in Polysaccharides, Triterpenoids, and Pachyman: These compounds have immune-modulating, anti-inflammatory, and anti-tumor properties.
  • Acts as a Prebiotic and Provides a Good Source of Fiber: Supports digestive health by nourishing beneficial gut bacteria.
  • Offers a Mild, Neutral Flavor: Makes it easy to incorporate into various dishes without altering their original taste.
  • Used in Cosmetics: Employed as a moisturizing agent in skincare products, enhancing hydration and skin health.

Main uses as Mushroom Extract:

  • Mild and Neutral Flavor: Its subtlety does not overpower other ingredients, making it ideal for inclusion in a wide range of food products.
  • Versatile for Various Food and Beverage Formulations: Can be easily added to soups, teas, and health beverages without dominating other flavors.
  • Valued in Traditional Medicine: Known for its diuretic and spleen-strengthening properties, enhancing overall health and wellness.
  • Extract Forms Offer Concentrated Benefits: Used in traditional health supplements for enhancing immune function and reducing inflammation.
  • In Cosmetics: Utilized for its anti-inflammatory properties and potential benefits in skin hydration and elasticity.
  • Suitable for a Variety of Products: Enhances nutritional and medicinal quality in herbal blends, health drinks, dietary supplements, and traditional Chinese medicines.

Main uses in Supplement Formulations:

  • Adaptogenic properties
  • Anti-allergic properties
  • Anti-bacterial properties
  • Anti-inflammatory properties
  • Anti-oxidant properties
  • Anti-tumor properties
  • Anti-viral properties
  • Blood sugar regulation
  • Cardiovascular health
  • Detoxification support
  • Digestive health support
  • Energy boost
  • Immune system support
  • Kidney health
  • Liver health support
  • Mental health support
  • Neuroprotective properties
  • Skin health support
  • Weight management

Side Effects: Research on potential side effects is lacking.

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