Shiitake Mushroom Slices
For hundred of years, shiitake mushrooms have been a popular Asian food. They’re the second most popular and the third most widely cultivated edible mushroom in the world. They have a meaty and versatile flavour used in cooking, but also provide a range of medicinal benefits. Shiitake mushrooms have antiviral, antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. Commonly used as medicine to fight obesity, support immune function, destroy cancer cells, support cardiovascular health, boost energy and brain function, provide vitamin D and promote skin health.
Used in cooking or boiled as a tea.
Specifications for Shiitake Mushroom Slices
|Botanical name||Lentinula edodes, Lentinufa erodes|
|Country of Origin||China|
|Organic Status||Australian Certified Organic before repackaging|
|Plant Parts||Fungus Sliced|
|Packaging||Home compostable, reusable zip lock pouch|
|Precautions||Large daily doses over a prolonged period of time can cause diarrhea in some users. Because shiitake can lower blood pressure, it should not be taken together with drugs given to control blood pressure (antihypertensives). For the same reason, it should be discontinued before any operation requiring general anesthesia.|
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