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Maitake mushroom

Starting at: $7.00








Also known as

Grifola frondosa, Hen of the woods
                       
Introduction
The Maitake mushroom is native to both Japan & North America, with a history of use in the Traditional Chinese system of Medicine. The name Maitake when translated from Japanese means "dancing mushroom". Maitake has the ability to regulate blood pressure, glucose, insulin, and both serum and liver lipids, such as cholesterol, triglycerides, and phospholipids, and may also be useful for weight loss.

Constituents
Vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidants, & polysaccharides

Harvest Data
Origin: USA
Wildharvested
Whole or partial mushroom heads

Use
Maitake is considered a functional food, meaning that in addition to providing nutrition, it also has a secondary medicinal or tonic effect. It can be brewed into tea, used for stocks, and even eaten as is or rehydrated, providing a rich & savory chicken like flavor.

Summary
Maitake mushroom is a delicious & healthy food & tonic, elevating the immune system & showing numerous benefits for those with cancer. Maitake also reduces blood glucose levels, & possesses anti-oxidants with COX inhibitory anti-inflammatory actions.



Disclaimer
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This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 13 December, 2015.

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