Shiitake (lentinula edodes, xianggu) is an edible mushroom native to East Asia, which is cultivated and consumed in many Asian countries. It has been present in Traditional Chinese Medicine for centuries, and is widely used for boosting the immune system, lowering blood cholesterol levels and blood pressure, and as an anti-aging agent. Lentinan, a polysaccharide that can be isolated from shiitake has clinically proven anti-cancer properties. It has been approved in Japan as an pharmaceutical product and is commonly used for cancer treatments and HIV therapy in numerous Asian countries.
Main funcation of Shiitake Mushroom Extract Lentinus Edodes Extract
1.Immunomodulatory and anti-tumor effect:
Shiitake mushroom extract powder can promote the role of T cells to regulate the body's immune function.
Shiitake mushroom extract powder can stimulate the formation of antibodies and the activation of macrophages, reduce the ability of methyl cholanthrene induced tumors.
Shiitake mushroom extract powder can be applied to the anti-tumor clinically in humans, lentinan can increase the generation of DNA synthesis and peripheral blood mononuclear cells of immune proteins called peripheral immunological therapies (Scheme efferent).
2.Protection liver and detoxification effect:
Shiitake mushroom extract powder lentinan significantly reduce CC l4. can antagonize CCl4 liver injury and liver glycogen decreased, shiitake mushroom extract powder also play the role of liver detoxification .
Shiitake mushroom extract powder also contain double-stranded RNA, can induce interferon, antiviral ability. Shiitake mushroom extract powder with the antiplatelet effect.
Application of of Shiitake Mushroom Extract Lentinus Edodes Extract
1.Applied in functional food field
2.Applied in the health care products field
3.Applied in the cosmetic field
4.Applied in the pharmaceuticals field.