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Acerola is a natural source of vitamin C, which improves absorption of active substances contained in medicinal mushrooms by the human organism.

If you are using medicinal mushrooms, we recommend adding 1 Acerola capsule wich is 125 mg of vitamin C = 156% RHP (which is 1.56 times the recommended daily dose).

You can also order our products by phone from 7.00 am to 3.00 pm +420 739 454 915.

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Acerola is a natural source of vitamin C, which improves the human organism’s absorption of medicinal substances.

If you take medicinal mushrooms, we recommend adding 1 capsule of Acerola.

Acerola (Malphighia glabra) or Barbados cherry comes from the sub-tropical areas of Central and South America and the Caribbean. It’s most often grown in Brazil, where it was discovered by the Italian natural scientist Marcel Malphigi in the 17th century and it was named after him.

It’s a non-climbing dense evergreen shrub or tree. Flowers , which form inflorescences, produce orange or red succulent stone fruits, which somewhat resemble cherries.

Acerola is one of the richest sources of vitamin C, it has up to 30 times more of it than an orange. The extract is standardised to a 25% vitamin C contentWith 500mg of the extract (content of one capsule) , your body will obtain 125mg of vitamin C, which is = 156% RHP (recommended daily dose). It also contains group B vitamins, beta-carotene, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, E, minerals such as potassium, magnesium, zinc, calcium, iron, copper, phosphorus, sucrose and other indispensable bioflavonoids, antioxidants such as phenols, phenolic pigments (pelargonin, malvidin), quercines, kaempferol, phenolic acids ‒ p cumaric, ferulic and caffeic acid ... anthocyanins.

Approved health certificates according to valid EU regulations
  • It contributes to the maintaining normal functioning of the immune system during and after intense physical performance
  • It contributes to the normal functioning of the immune system
  • It contributes to protecting cells from oxidative stress
  • It contributes to reducing fatigue and exhaustion
  • It contributes to regenerating the reduced form of vitamin E
  • Increases iron absorption
  • It contributes to normal collagen production for the normal functioning of blood vessels
  • It contributes to normal collagen production for the normal functioning of bones
  • It contributes to normal collagen production for the normal functioning of cartillages
  • It contributes to normal collagen production for the normal functioning of gums
  • It contributes to normal collagen production for the normal functioning of skin
  • It contributes to normal collagen production for the normal functioning of teeth
  • It contributes to the normal energy metabolism
  • It contributes to the normal activity of the nervous system
  • It contributes to normal psychological activities

Package contents: 90 capsules at 500mg of the extract in vegetable capsules (vegetable capsules are even suitable for vegans) 

Weight contents: 53g

Composition in 1 capsule:
Malphighia glabra,
extract from fruit 25% vitamin C - 500mg of the extract contains 125mg of vitamin C, which is = 156 % RHP (recommended daily dose)
excipients: no excipients, additives and preservatives

You can find more information at Mushroom Collection or in the section Effects.




  • for health problems: 1 capsules per day
  • take the capsules on an empty stomach (at least 20 minutes before meals or 30 minutes after meals), wash them down with water or weak tea
Warning: The product isn’t intended for children under 3 years of age, for pregnant women or breast-feeding women. Do not exceed the recommended daily dosage. Keep out of reach of children. The product isn’t intended to replace a varied and balanced diet. It doesn’t contain any ephedrine, caffeine, gluten, preservatives, dyes or sugar.

Products on this site are dietary supplements. These products are not medicines and they can’t be used to replace prescription drugs. You can also use our Advisory centre.


The foundations of MycoMedica stand on the following strong pillars:




Emphasis on the environment

Most of our raw mushroom material comes from China. Ecology isn’t often a priority for contemporary China. Therefore, it’s difficult, but at the same time necessary to seek absolutely pure nature untouched by industry for cultivation of medicinal mushrooms. MycoMedica mainly uses mushrooms grown in in the Fujian, Anhui and Jiangxi provinces, where there are areas virtually untouched by civilisation. Pesticides, heavy metals, microorganisms, moulds, radioactivity are a danger, which raw mushroom material must be protected against unconditionally.


Testing in Agrolab 

All the raw mushroom material we use to produce our mushroom products is tested before processing in  Agrolab, an independent German laboratory for more than 500 types of known heavy metals, pesticides and microorganisms that are harmful to humans. We are able to present these tests on request.

Classic tests conducted by the German lab. Agrolab have now been expanded with testing forpolycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), which have carcinogenic effects, which can affect fetal development and are also linked to cardiovascular diseases. See here. 

The final production of our products takes place under the strictest hygienic conditions in the Czech Republic. For our production, we use the standards ISO 9001/2009, certified HACCP and the system of quality IFS.


What more does MycoMedica offer?

We also offer free advisory services for our products.

When your order is over 2,000 CZ, shipping is free.

For larger orders, we have discounts:

  • when buying over 4,000 CZK, you receive an immediate discount of 5% from the total purchase (not applicable to wholesale)
  • when buying over 8,000 CZK, you receive an immediate discount of 10% from the total purchase (not applicable to wholesale)


Regular training

We train experts in mycotherapy, who can use our mushrooms effectively in their practice. We also hold international seminars on medicinal mushrooms, these are attended by leading experts on this issue.


How to choose the right product from medicinal mushrooms?

Powder or extract?

If we want to use as many active substances as possible from mushrooms, we must process them allowing them to disrupt the chitinous envelope of the mushroom cell. Humans don’t have the necessary enzymes to digest chitin, so they’re unable to release active substances from the mushroom cell wall during digestion and instead they excrete them from their organism.


Processing options:

a) decoctions

It’s possible to produce a decoction from dried mushrooms. However, this traditional method requires a large number of mushrooms to achieve therapeutic effects.


b) mushroom powder or biomass

Dried mushrooms are ground to a very fine powder. This partially disturbs the chitin envelope and the body is then able to extract active substances from the mushroom.


c) extracts 

We can break the chitin barrier using gentle extraction with hot water and extract the maximum  amount of active substances from the mushroom. In the case of most kinds of mushrooms, it’s also necessary to perform condensation using ethanol at the end of the extraction process (the so-calleddouble extraction ), as some active substances are water insoluble.


Extraction is the most optimal method for processing mushrooms for medical purposes. This is why the overwhelming majority of medical studies are conducted with extracts and not with mushroom powder.

The main, although not the only active substances of medicinal mushrooms are polysaccharides (mainly β-(1, 3)-D-glucans). While dried powder contains about 0.5‒3% polysaccharides, our extracts contain 30%.

Another good argument for the use of MycoMedica mushrooms is that a great many doctors and Chinese medicine practitioners are working with our products and they’ve had only the best experience with them. Seehere.

We also use MycoMedica products in our doctor’s office, so we have everyday feedback on their beneficial effects.


What to look for when choosing

Some companies use entirely common raw mushroom material for processing, in order to achieve a higher percentage of polysaccharide content. Common labs won’t recognise the difference. However, this raw material has minimal therapeutic effects. If indeed, it has any at all. Together with our German colleagues, we have been testing all raw mushroom material, so that it contains only high-quality mushroom polysacharides..

Some Chinese companies, in order to achieve microbiological purity of extracts, expose mushrooms to the effects of radioactive radiation, which destroys microorganisms. We emphasise that MycoMedica products aren’t exposed to radiation in in any phase of production.


Verified raw materials

Some Chinese manufacturers don’t respect traditional manufacturing practices. For example, mushroom drying must be done slowly and in sunshine. This is why it’s so important for us to cooperate only with proven growers and processors of raw mushroom material. We don’t use any unverified raw material in our products.


We don’t take our motto QUALITY - SAFETY - EFFICIENCY lightly. Thanks to this, we have gradually become the most important East European producer of products from medicinal mushrooms.


Where you can buy our products

Extensive network of distributors throughout the Czech Republic

Simply check with the nearest reseller, distributor, or pharmacy with our products.