ergothioneine powder (mercaptohistidine trimethyl inner salt, ergothioneine, EGT) is a natural antioxidant that can protect cells in the human body and is an important active substance in the body. Natural antioxidants are safe and non-toxic, and have become a research hotspot. As a natural antioxidant, ergothioneine has entered people’s field of vision. It has various physiological functions such as scavenging free radicals, detoxification, maintaining DNA biosynthesis, normal cell growth and cellular immunity.
The cosmetics industry is the most widely used field of ergothioneine powder. In recent years, one of the important driving forces for the rapid development of China’s ergothioneine market is because of the wider application of ergothioneine in the cosmetics industry.