Also known as snow fungus, silver ear fungus or white jelly mushroom in China. It produces white, frond-like, gelatinous basidiocarps (fruiting bodies) that can strengthen the capacity of detoxification of liver with its hepatoprotective function, improve immune system and stimulate hematopoiesis and blood circulation.
It’s also known as a powerful moisturizing and anti-ageing ingredient, rich in proteins, vitamin D, amino acids, minerals (calcium, phosphorus, iron, potassium, sodium, magnesium, sulfur) and glycogen.
Chinese people often eat a soup made of Tremella and lotus grains to achieve young, smooth, white and translucent skin. The ingredient is also found in many cosmetic products in China.