We only use Pure Grade Extracts that guarantee 100% concentrated mushroom without added binders. Pure Grade is the hallmark of the highest quality mushroom supplements.
High anti-microbial activity, it has the highest anti-candida action among several mushrooms.
Has broad anti-viral and hepatoprotective properties, it improved liver function in a study of patients with chronic hepatitis.
Shiitake and its compounds, including eritadenine, have been shown to inhibit the development of hypercholesterolemia, decrease total cholesterol and triglycerides.
Regular consumption is linked to improved immunity as seen by improved cell proliferation and activation and increased SIgA production. The increase in SIgA implies improved gut immunity. There was also a reduction in CRP which suggests less inflammation.
Protects DNA from oxidative damage and is a powerful anti-fungal useful against various viral and parasitic infections.
Rich in beta-glucans and other polysaccharides to support immunity.
Supports cardiovascular health alongside its plant sterol compounds.
Native to Southeast Asia, shiitake is an important culinary mushroom with an impressive biological profile containing high levels of polysaccharides.
Our Organic Shiitake mushroom is a 100% fruiting body extract from shiitake sustainably cultivated in Qingyuan province, China, and grown on wood chips.
We use a hot water fruiting body extract to release and concentrate its polysaccharides including beta-glucans.
1g serving (approx 1/2 tsp) provides
Organic Shiitake (Lentinula edodes) 1000mg
Fruiting body hot water extract
Suitable for vegetarian and vegan diets
VEGAN & GLUTEN FREE
100% organic Shiitake fruiting body. Concentrated support for digestion, cholesterol and liver function.
MEET THE MUSHROOM
Shiitake is the second most widely cultivated mushroom after the common button mushroom. It has many health benefits and an excellent nutritional profile, it is rich in B-vitamins, vitamin-D and all 8 essential amino acids.
Pure Grade Extract
Our Pure Grade range of extracts are regarded as practitioner quality and contain the highest levels of active compounds. It is common for mushroom capsules and powders to use ‘drinks grade’ extracts that contain a high level of maltodextrin to help encapsulation, and to taste sweeter to the palate. Pure Grade is the hallmark of the highest quality mushroom supplements.