The Garden of Naturalsolution is a leading company in the natural cosmetic ingredients market in Korea.
It specializes in the development and supply of an extensive range of natural ingredients for cosmetic
and food industries since 2004.
|Common name||Snow fungus, White jelly mushroom|
|Scientific name||Tremella fuciformis|
|INCI name||Tremella Fuciformis (Mushroom) Extract|
|Korean Cosmetic ingredient name||흰묵이버섯추출물|
|Used part||Fruiting body /|
|Potential benefits in cosmetics||anti-aging / anti-allergic / anti-inflammatory / moisturizing /|
|Known active compounds||(1-3)-β-D-glucans, heteroglycans, glucaronic acid|
Tremella fuciformis is a jelly fungus in the family Tremellaceae. A parasitic yeast, T. fuciformis requires ahost before it can produce the fruiting body by which it is recognizable. As well as a popular culinarymushroom within oriental cooking, T. fuciformis has also enjoyed a long history of medicinal use beingemployed in the treatment of clearing heat and dryness, nourishing the brain, and enhancing beauty.Since the 1940s, scientists in China have produced over 40 patents in regard to the anti-aging charac-teristics of T. fuciformis. Actions include; moisture retention, skin protection, improving the flexibility ofcells, anti-allergic and anti-inflammatory properties, and preventing senile degradation of microvessels.The primary bioactive components are polysaccharides, and research has shown that all polysaccharidefractions of the fruiting body display the ability to induce human monocytes to produce interleukins(IL-1 and IL-6) and TNF in vitro.