Sarcodon Aspratus Extract

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Also-called-like-this: Shingled Hedgehog Mushroom Extract
What-it-does: antioxidant

Details

The extract coming from a nice mushroom with a  large, brownish cap with large brown scales. It contains a bunch of potentially useful stuff: fatty acids, polysaccharides, sterols and antioxidant polyphenols (gallic acid). In skin care products, its most well-established job is being an antioxidant agent.

Show me some proof

  • Journal of the Korean Society of Food Science and Nutrition 35(8) ยท January 2006, Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Activities of Extracts from Sarcodon aspratus
  • Intech, Maria Carla Marcotullio, University of Perugia Italy, Sarcodon Mushrooms: Biologically Active Metabolites