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Milk thistle is used for treating the liver – it supports its function and protects the tissue by promoting its detoxifying and regenerative properties. It aids digestion, helps the body detox better, and has beneficial effects on the heart. Dandelion root works in synergy with these effects and enhances them.

Ideal composition

The blend consists of a milk thistle extract, with a silymarin concentration of 80%, an optimum concentration (based on our experience) for addressing liver issues; a 30% reishi extract and dandelion root extract whose effects suitably complement the blend.

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Milk thistle has excellent antioxidant and hepatoprotective effects. Silymarin, the main active substance, promotes normal liver function, as well as the detoxification/cleansing and regeneration of the liver. It aids digestion and helps the body detox better, thereby supporting natural immunity. It has beneficial effects on heart function and blood sugar levels.

Milk thistle (Silybum marianum), a lovely flower that grows almost two meters tall, is in fact an ordinary thistle. Other common names include “Saint Mary’s thistle” and “Marian thistle”. Its extract was used for treating almost all problems related to the abdominal cavity as early as the very beginning of medicine, and became a standard ingredient in brews and tinctures which treated all kinds of liver issues.

Silymarin, a flavonolignan, is milk thistle’s active substance – a mixture of silybin, silydianin, and silicristin. It’s most highly concentrated in the seeds, followed by the leaves or root. Soaking the plant in water releases little silymarin which is why it’s preferable to use milk thistle as an extract.

Nowadays, when our liver is burdened with our bad lifestyle and omnipresent chemicals, people are re-discovering milk thistle’s beneficial effects, especially its ability to detoxify liver tissue.

The effects of milk thistle are synergistically enhanced by the added extracts of dandelion root and the Reishi mushroom. Dandelion has a beneficial effect on liver and gall bladder function – it improves the production of gastric acid and purifies the stomach. Reishi has strong vitalising effects, activates immune responses, promotes normal circulatory function, and maintains normal cholesterol levels.

Approved health claims as per effective EU regulations:

Milk thistle (Silybum marianum

  • Normal digestion and liver function, liver cleanse
  • Antioxidant
  • Normal blood sugar levels
  • Normal heart function
  • Natural immunity – resilience

Lingzhi mushroom (Reishi, Ganoderma lucidum)

  • Natural immunity – immune system
  • Normal circulatory function
  • Normal blood cholesterol levels

Common dandelion (pampeliška, Taraxacum officinale

  • Normal urinary function
  • Normal digestion
  • Antioxidant
  • Prebiotic
  • Normal stomach and liver function

You can find more information in publicly accessible sources online.

Contents: 90 capsules of 550mg extract – vegetable capsules (suitable for vegans)

Composition per 1 capsule:
Milk thistle, Silybum marianum, seed extract, 80% silymarin – 200mg
Reishi, Lingzhi mushroom, Ganoderma lucidum, 30% extract – 200mg
Common dandelionTaraxacum officinale, root extract, 4:1– 150mg
Processing aids: no processing aids, additives, or preservatives

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



  • Increased dosage: 1-2 capsules a day (consult your physician or Chinese medicine practitioner)
  • Regular dosage: 1 capsule a day
  • Take on empty stomach
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.