Description: Japanese mushroom extract
Benefits: Improved skin firmness, reduced fine lines and wrinkles
INCI Name: Aqua & Algae & Ganoderma Lucidum Extract & Lentinus Edodes Extract
Japanese mushrooms have been prized in the Orient for thousands of years, both as food and for their medicinal properties. The shitake mushroom has long been used as a tonic to increase energy, health, and vitality. Shitake is a rich source of various vitamins and minerals, amino acids, enzymes, and nucleic acid
derivatives. The mannentake (Ganoderma lucidum) is one of the most valued plants in the Chinese pharmacopoeia and used for thousands of years as a remedy for a variety of diseases. The active compounds found in these mushrooms have been classed as “Host Defence Potentiators” which can boost the immune system. These disease-inhibiting compounds include peptides, polysaccharides, triterpenoids, starches and other metabolites.
Efficacy studies have been performed with NAB Mushroom Extract PF (a mixed aqueous extract of mannentake and shitake mushrooms) which show that the extract has the ability to: