Which mushrooms have useful properties for acne?
The severity of acne and its progression are related to hormonal interactions, the production of sebum, the effect of certain bacteria, etc. For this reason, the proposed fungi have anti-inflammatory, bactericidal and immunomodulatory action.
Bactericidal, hepatic protector and hormonal regulator
The Shiitake compounds make it a natural resource with antibacterial, alkalizing qualities and regulates hormonal levels.
Hormonal regulator with anti-inflammatory and bactericidal properties
In this case, Reishi acts through its anti-inflammatory properties and its immunomodulatory quality (bactericidal properties) fighting some bacterias that favour acne.
Also, Reishi contributes to regulate the androgens transformation, hormones that interfere with the acne production.
Regulates blood sugar
In relation to the decrease of the glucose tolerance in the skin, the Coprinus comatus acts as an oral hypoglycaemic decreasing the blood glucose levels and acting as an insulin mimic.
At the dermal level, the Reishi and Cordyceps sinensis modulate the immune activity and reduce inflammation.