Function Of Edible Shiitake Mushroom Extract.
Pulished on Oct. 22, 2019
Edible Shiitake Mushroom Extract
Shiitake mushroom has been used in Japan and China for thousands of years.It is also known as a food and medicinal fungus.Shiitake mushrooms have been believed have the effect to boost energy, cure colds and remove intestinal parasites.Shiitake mushrooms contain fat, carbohydrates, protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals.
Edible shiitake mushroom extract has three founctions as following:
1.Reduce serum cholesterol
80% of the shiitake fiber is chitin.As shown in the paper that pulished in 1985,Japan,
Chitin can reduce serum cholesterol.And Shiitake mushrooms aslo contain shiitake purine.A test that taken place in 1971 shows that lentinine lowers cholesterol by 5 to 10 percent.
2.Strengthen the immune system
Current research has focused on the function that shiitake can fight illness and disease such as
atherosclerosis, cancer, bacterial and viral infections as immunostimulant
Lentinus edodes contain a number of substances, including lentinus edodes mycelium (LEM).Researches show that shiitake mushroom has worked will on cure HIV and ACID patients.
3. Antitumor activity
Polysaccharides extracted from shiitake mushrooms have the ability to shrink tumors.Scientists believe that lentinan can inhibite tumor through stimulating some white blood cells that have prominent immune function
In fact, the potential for this delicious, versatile fungus to help with health is so promising that the scientists from Sloan/Caedlin Memorial Cancer Center in New York has tried their best to study shiitake mushroom with the purpose to prevent and cure disease.