What Are Shiitake Mushrooms?
Shiitake mushrooms predominantly grow in parts of Asia on dead, hardwood trees such as oak, chestnut and beech. The word shiitake stems from the chestnut tree ‘shita’ and the Japanese word for mushroom, 'take'. The use of shiitake mushrooms dates back to 199AD, when they were presented as gifts to the emperor and hailed as ‘the elixir of life’. Our shiitake is formulated from ten pounds of the highest grade of shiitake mushrooms which are then concentrated into one pound of potent and pure extract powder. This means that you will get ten times the nutritional goodness of raw shiitake mushrooms in each and every serving.
What Are The Health Benefits Of Shiitake Mushrooms?
Shiitake mushrooms are extremely rich in polysaccharides including beta-glucans and lentinan, which have been shown to help enhance the immune system and aid its natural ability to ward off certain illnesses. It contains a compound called lentinan, which is commonly used to treat a number of immune disorders.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, shiitake mushrooms are believed to help protect the liver, promote energy and address certain nutritional deficiencies. Shiitake mushrooms are rich in protein and Vitamin C, D, B2, B6, fibre, copper, pantothenic acid, selenium, manganese, niacin and folate.
Why Choose Hybrid Herbs Shiitake Mushroom Powder?
High Potency: We transform ten pounds of raw shiitake mushrooms into one pound of highly concentrated extract powder, so you will get all the beneficial components of shiitake in every serving
Ready to Use: Our shiitake mushroom extract has already been formulated, so it is ready to add to smoothies, teas and foods without any further preparation
100% Natural: The powder contains no added ingredients or fillers, so you can enjoy the rich, intense flavour that shiitake mushroom offers
How Do I Use Shiitake Mushrooms?
Our shiitake mushroom extract has already been formulated, so it’s ready to be added to smoothies, teas and foods without any further preparation. Simply stir half to one teaspoon into warm water to make a tea with a rich and flavourful taste. You can also mix it in with your favourite smoothie or juice and sprinkle it over food. Our concentrated extract powder is 100% natural with no added ingredients or fillers, so you can rest assured you're consuming pure and potent powder.
Ingredients: Shiitake Mushroom
Other Names: Lentinula Edodes, Sawtooth Oak Mushroom, Black Forest Mushroom
Concentration: 10:1 Concentrated Extract Powder
Servings Per Pack: Around 56
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