The mixture of medicinal fungi Cordyceps, Poria and Maitake and Chinese herbs is based on the principles of traditional Chinese medicine for the strengthening of the Pí (spleen) and the Wei (stomach). Those are the systems responsible for a quality digestive process.
The recipe of MycoSlim is based on traditional Chinese medicine's recipe Ti Zhong Jian Qing Tang. But it is modified for the imbalances of modern man. You can find more information about this topic on publicly available sources, e.g. the Internet.
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We import the mushroom raw material we use for production of our MycoMedica products from China, from locations that have ideal climate and conditions for growth. We took the advice of our German partner who uses the same mushroom´s raw material from the same locations. Thanks to well-chosen growers, they sell their products on the German market for more than 40 years. And that is our inspiration. The Czech customer deserves the same quality.All the raw mushroom material used in the production of our mushroom products is tested before processing in the Agrolab German independent laboratory for more than 500 types of known heavy metals, pesticides and human-dangerous microorganisms. You can view these tests for reishi here, here, here, for hericium here, here, here. You can view the Analysis Certificate here, here.
71 % of men and almost 57 % of women are overweight or even obese. And the number still grows. It is caused by the lack of exercise, bad eating habits, ever deteriorating quality of food, and the omnipotent stress. From Chinese medicine's point of view, the most common cause is the weakened Qi of the spleen. The system of the spleen is responsible for the food conversion to the Qi and blood, which are the fuel for our body. If the energy of the spleen is weak, the conversion is not sufficient and the spleen begins to produce excessive moisture. And the moisture is what we call excess fat.
The product MycoSlim is a food supplement designed to strengthen the Qi of the spleen, to support quality digestion and to maintain the optimal body weight. Lotus, Poria and Water-plantain remove the Shi (moisture) from the body. Milkvetch and Atractylodes strengthen the Qi of the spleen vigorously. Hawthorn and Maitake support the digestion. Cordyceps strengthens the Yang of the kidneys and thus the Qi of the spleen.
Of course, you cannot rely just on the power of herbs and fungi in these cases. It would be too simple. It is necessary to strengthen the Qi of the spleen, but you need to exercise regularly and control your emotions as well. The change of our eating habits is an ideal choice. You can find more information about good eating habits which help remove the excessive 'moisture' on relevant and publicly available sources on the Internet.
The addition of the product MycoClean supports the elimination of the Shi (moisture) from the body.
Authorized health claims according to the applicable EU regulations:
He Ye – Indian lotus or Nelumbo nucifera (Folium nelumbinis)
Shan Zha – Mountain hawthorn (Crataegus pinnatifida)
Huang Qi – Mongolian milkvetch (Astragalus propinquus, the root)
Composition of 1 capsule:
He Ye (Fol. nelumbinis), Nelumba nucifera, leaf extract 5:1 – 70 mg
Shan Zha (Fruc. crataegi), Crataegus pinnatifida – fruit extract 5:1 – 70 mg
Ze Xie (Rhiz. alismatis), Alisma orientale – rhizoma extract 5:1 – 70 mg
Fu Ling (Skler. poriae), Poria coccos – sclerotia extract 5:1 – 70 mg
Huang Qi (Rad. astragali), Astragalus propinquus – root extract 5:1 – 70 mg
Bai Zhu (Rhiz. atractylodis), Atractylodis macrocephalea – rhizoma extract 5:1 – 70 mg
Maitake (Grifola frondosa), hen-of-the-woods – fructification extract 5:1 – 50 mg
Cordyceps (Cordyceps sinensis), caterpillar fungus – mycelium extract 5:1 – 30 mg
You can find more information about the traditional mixture Ti Zhong Jian Qing Tang, which is the base of the product MycoSlim, on publicly available sources, e.g. the Internet.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.