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Also known as the snow fungus, Tremella fuciformis is a species of mushroom used commonly in Traditional Chinese Medicine for its medicinal properties. As a skin care ingredient, Tremella is a humectant and skin conditioning agent with extraordinary moisture retaining properties; it is able to both directly moisturize skin and draw moisture in from the surrounding environment. In addition, research shows that Tremella works effectively as a topical antioxidant and contains high levels of vitamin D important for cellular metabolism.
Mushroom Extract, Snow Fungus Extract
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Yukihiro O, Yasuko Y. Tremella fuciformis (Shirokikurage) polysaccharide. Frag J 2005; 33(3): 45-50.