ViaFerm® White Shiitake

a skin-tone lightening ferment

ViaFerm® White Shiitake - a skin-tone lightening ferment © Stockfotos-MG/adobeStock

The shiitake mushroom, Lentinus edodes, is a well-known edible mushroom widely cultivated in gourmet cuisine for its wonderful flavor. It also has applications outside the food industry, such as color remediation of textile industry waste streams, biodegradation of lignin bonds in paper pulp, and conversion of cellulose to sugar for bioethanol production.

This remarkable biocatalytic potential of Lentinus edodes fermentations inspired to further investigate the utility of shiitake fungi fermentations for the cosmetics industry.

ViaFerm®White Shiitake helps reduce melanin, lighten skin tone and reduce age spots.

ViaFerm® White Shiitake

Cosmetic benefits

  • biotechnologically derived extract from Shiitake mushroom ferment
  • skin lightening
  • against age spots
  • degrades melanin
  • anti-inflammatory

Product characteristics

Article-Nr. 7274
INCI Lentinus Edodes Mycelium Extract
Appearance, odour

light yellow amber liquid with characteristic odour

Solubility soluble in water
Use concentration 2.0 %
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