Lentinus edodes

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Lentinus edodes (lenˑ·ti·ns ēˑ·dōdz),

n part used: fruiting body; uses: tumors, immune system, viral diseases, antibacterial, decrease of blood levels of cholesterol and lipids, hepatitis, HIV; precautions: can cause allergic skin reactions, abdominal bloating; can induce temporary diarrhea. Also called
shiitake, black mushroom, hua gu, and
mushroom (shiitake).
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The water-soluble lyophilized oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus) concentrate (OMC) exhibited anti-inflammatory properties through the inhibition transcription factors NF-[kappa]B and AP-1 [63] while water soluble (1->3)-, (1-4)-[beta]-D-glucans from Collybia dryophila, Lentinus edodes, and Marasmius oreades demonstrated similar activity through the inhibition of nitric oxide (NO) production in activated macrophages [64].
Dietary supplementation with rice bran fermented with Lentinus edodes increases interferongamma activity without causing adverse effects: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group study.
2003) isolated fructose, galactose, glucose, mannose, xylose and glucuronic acid from Lentinus edodes with molar ratios 0.
ficuum fuera mas lento; aun asi, pomaza de cranberry se ha utilizado en SSF con Lentinus edodes y Rhi%opus oligosporus, para producir antioxidantes como acido elagico que posee propiedades antimicrobianas y anticancerigenas (Shetty y Vattem, 2002, 2003; Shetty et al, 2005).
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.
Hiromoto (1991) filed a patent for grain-based substrate for the production of Lentinus edodes and extended this to other mushroom producing species.
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.