The Benefits of Shiitake Mushroom
There are many bioactive compounds within the Shiitake mushroom, including the polysaccharide, lentinan, which is thought to increase the activity of the immune system  Further, beta-gluans and ergosterols found within the mushroom have also been seen to prevent sclerosis (the hardening of arteries), which may support a healthy cardiovascular system .
The Shiitake mushroom can also work wonders for our skin and hair. The mushroom contains large quantities of the amino acid l-Ergothioneine, which may help to reduce damage from UV light [4,5]. In addition to this, the mushroom is a rich source for vitamin D  and also has many polysaccharides and triterpenes that serve as antioxidants and anti-irritants, which may stimulate the natural renewal process of the skin. Therefore this mushroom can be particularly effective in skin care applications that protect against photoageing and improving skin elasticity .
The Use of Shiitake Liquid Extract
The simple and clean method of extracting the beneficial bioactive compounds from mushrooms in alcohol, to create a liquid extract, is still applicable today. As is the effortless way of incorporating these mushroom extracts into your day to day life. This Shiitake liquid extract makes the bioactive compounds within the mushroom readily available to you, to make you feel beautiful!
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Your Shiitake Liquid Extract
Do you want to access the bountiful benefits that the Shiitake mushroom can offer you? Then look no further, Life Cykel’s Australian sourced Shiitake liquid extract will easily supply you with all the mushroom goodness you require!
“I couldn’t believe the strength of my nails and the thickness of my hair after using Shiitake for three weeks. Also, my skin feels smoother and my confidence is up. Thanks to holy Shiitake and the Life Cykel crew!”
- Malia, New York
Life Cykel's Shiitake mushrooms and liquid extracts are grown and engineered in the Northern Rivers, NSW
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