Ganoderma lucidum (mushroom) extract
Research has also shown this extract can improve skin’s supportive elements while also reducing signs of irritation. It’s a natural source of vitamin D2, skin-beneficial trace minerals such as copper and selenium, and the amino acids leucine and lysine.
As with most other types of mushrooms, Ganoderma lucidum is also a very good antioxidant. The extract form of this mushroom eliminates the water component (the whole mushroom that you’d buy in the grocery store contains over 90% water), so only a small amount is needed to get its benefits.
References for this information:
Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicines, March 2019, pages 203-209
Molecules, March 2018, ePublication
Aging and Disease, December 2017, pages 691-707
International Journal of Molecular Sciences, October 2016, ePublication
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