A polysaccharide extracted from rice bran fermented with Lentinus edodes
enhances natural killer cell activity and exhibits anticancer effects.
World production of cultivated and medicinal mushrooms in 1997 with emphasis on Lentinus edodes
(Berk) Sing, in China.
Beta-glucans, differing in molecular weight, have been isolated from many diverse species like Rhynchelytrum repens, Lentinus edodes
, Grifola frondosa, Tremella mesenterica, Tremella aurantia, Zea mays, Agaricus blazei (mushroom), Phellinus buammi, and Saccharomyces cerevisiae (yeast) (Rahar et al.
Wu XJ and C Hansen Antioxidant capacity, phenolic content, polysaccharide content of Lentinus edodes
grown in whey permeate-based submerged culture.
Health benefits, including the lowering of plasma total cholesterol levels, have been demonstrated with Agaricus blazei, Grifola frondosa, Lentinus edodes
, and Flammulina Velutipes .
Antiviral and interferon-inducing activities of a new peptidomannan, KS-2, extracted from culture mycelia of Lentinus edodes
Hiromoto (1991) filed a patent for grain-based substrate for the production of Lentinus edodes
and extended this to other mushroom producing species.
Inhibition of mouse sarcoma 180 by polysaccharides from Lentinus edodes
Metabolic Cell-Support[TM] is composed of three medicinal mushrooms, Ganaderma Lucidum, Lentinus edodes
(mycelia) and Coriolus versicolor; a herb, Astragalus membranaceus (from the root) and vitamin C.
Hypoglycemic effect of a Lentinus edodes
exo-polymer produced from a submerged mycelia culture.
Fermiskin INCI name: water (and) lentinus edodes
extract Suggested use level: 1-5% Applications: firming agent for the body and bust Comments: Rich in oligosaccharides and galacturonic acids extracted from shiitake, Fermiskin is a genuine anti-MMPs counter-offensive agent, maintains the integrity of support tissues and combats accelerated aging of the skin.