Snow fungus

(Tremella fuciformis)

Other names: Tremella fuciformis, Snow Ear, Silver Ear, White Wood Ear, White Jelly Mushroom, White Auricularia, Yiner, Baimuer, Silberohr, Snježna Gljiva, 银耳

Snow fungus is an edible mushroom that is commonly grown in Asia and has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years. It has excellent traditional therapeutic effects on skincare, immune enhancement, and disease prevention. Today, it is cultivated around the world.

Snow fungus contains fatty acids, proteins, enzymes, polysaccharides, phenols, flavonoids, and dietary fiber. Its major bioactive compound is Tremella polysaccharide, with potent effects on moisturizing, gelatinous, anti-inflammatory, promoting wound healing, anti-oxidation, anti-aging, and anti-radiation. In the cosmetics industry, Tremella polysaccharide can be used as a moisturizing additive, at 86% reduced cost compared to the traditional moisturizer hyaluronic acid.

Snow fungus may be beneficial for, high cholesterol, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, memory impairment, radiation, dry skin, as an antiaging agent, and to boost the immune system.

Compliance: cosmetics ingredient

Compliance varies from country to country. There is no harmonized botanical list of allowed botanicals in food or food supplements for all EU countries. Compliance for cosmetic ingredients is harmonized in EU.

Please check your local regulation.


These claims have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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