Poria Cocos Extract
Polysaccharide 10%, 20%, 30%, 40%
- Herb Sources: Poria cocos (Schw.)
- Part Used: Dried Sclerotium
- Appearance: Brown fine powder
- Test Method: UV
- CAS No.: 65637-98-1|
- Molecular formula: C17H22O5
What’s Poria Cocos Extract?
Poria Cocos Extract Poria cocos, also known as Indian Bread, poria mushroom, Hoelen and Fu ling, is a type of mushroom in the Polyporaceae family. It grows on the roots of old, dead pine trees and is used as a tonic for internal organs in traditional Oriental medicine for centuries. Traditionally, this fungus promotes the increased production of urine to drain excess Dampness from the body. It is considered one of the premier Yin tonic herbs, has been proven to be effective for a variety of health conditions such as gastric atony, stomach bloating, abdominal pain, nausea, dizziness, insomnia, fatigue, tension, and nervousness. It’s also a diuretic and calmative tonic.
Poria cocos Extract is a natural ingredient sourced from the poria mushroom, made from dried sclerotium of the fungus, It has been used to treat inflammation, gout, and pain. The major bioactive component in Poria cocos is polysaccharides, triterpenoids, fatty acids. The polysaccharides are the major component of this herbal extract, accounting for 84.2% of its dry weight. The main triterpenoids in this herb are pachymic acid, humic acid, and citric acid. The fatty acids include caprylic and lauric acid. The ergosterol and gum are also important components. These chemicals have soothing and anti-inflammatory effect that may improve kidney function, lower serum cholesterol, reduce inflammation on the skin, and suppress immune function. It might also help lower blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. In addition, it has been shown to have a number of benefits for the skin and hair, decreases redness and puffiness.
About The Supplier
As one of the leading plant extract manufacturers and suppliers in China, Rainbow Biotech owns a GAP standard plantation of over 300000 square meters which ensures a stable and high-quality supply of raw material. We manufacture high-purity Poria cocos extract powder with high purity and our extraction process ensures that you get only natural, top-quality Polysaccharides extracts. We also carefully source each batch of the best quality organic ingredients and use sophisticated processing techniques to maintain its natural goodness – no additives or preservatives added. We guarantee you maximum potency so that you get maximum benefits from this mushroom extract.
Benefits of Poria Cocos Extract
Poria cocos extract has antioxidant and skin-soothing properties. It has been used to treat autoimmune diseases and other disorders that affect the immune system including Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, diabetes, and insomnia. It also has benefits for digestion, depression, and osteoporosis. The effects of Poria Cocos fungus on the skin has been hot because it contains Lanostane-type triterpenoids, which offer good anti-inflammatory, anti-aging and moisturizing effect, and is good for sensitive and atopic skin.