Shiitake Mushroom Extract

Polysaccharide 10%-60% 
Beta D Glucan 30%-50%

  • Latin name: Lentinus Edodes
  • Appearance: Brown Fine Powder
  • Part used: Fruit body
  • Test method: UV

Products Specification

Rainbow biotech is a bulk supplier of plant-derived and fungus ingredients that serves cosmetic and drug manufacturers, animal-feeding producers, food&beverage manufacturers. The products we supply on our site are exactly what we can do.  Customized specifications and powder(liquid) are available for bulk orders. We are able to deliver high purity minimum order quantity by the kilogram.

Shiitake mushrooms or Lentinus edodes have been used for thousands of years in Japan and China.  It is known both as a food and as a medicinal fungus to boost energy, cure colds and rid the gut of parasites.  Shiitake mushroom Extract is a polysaccharide isolated from the fruit body of shiitake. Multiple studies have found that lentinan works very well in enhancing human immunity. Lentinan contains much necessary amino acids and has been widely used in anti-tumor, anti-infection medicines dute to its efficiency displayed in clinical studies.

Benefits of Shiitake Mushroom Extract

  • Lowering serum total cholesterol, protecting the liver and its detoxification.
  • It has immunoregulation and anti-tumor effects.
  • It has the effect of reducing H2O2 so that it can defer senility.
  • Lentinus edodes concentrate contains an inducer of interferon, which interferes with the synthesis of viral proteins and prevents reproduction, and can be used as a biopesticide.