Nutrition Business Journal

Growth is Mushrooming for Immune-Boosting Extracts

Quality of Life Labs and Maitake Products enjoy double-digit growth in mushroom extract market.

In an era when sales of many supplements have waned, demand has mushroomed for one segment of the market: medicinal mushroom extracts, which have shown promise in multiple clinicals for boosting the immune system, fighting cancer and more.

The history of medicinal mushrooms dates back thousands of years. Prized by Chinese emperors and Japanese shoguns for their healing properties, some mushroom varieties were deemed so valuable that the fungi were traded for silver and the locations

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