Shiitake (Lentinula edodes (Berk.) Pegler) is an edible mushroom native to East Asia. It has long been used in traditional Chinese medicine to improve health and longevity.
Shiitake mushroom extracts have also been studied for its immunological benefits including antiviral properties. They are also one of the few natural sources of vitamin D2.


  The bioactive compounds of the Shiitake polysaccharide fractions are considered efficient stimulators of the immune system.
In addition to vitamins and minerals, the mushroom contains numerous organic substances such as glutamates, nucleotides, amino acids, peptides, organic acids and sugary compounds that contribute to the beneficial activities.
Part of plant used : mushroom
Active Compound : polysaccharides
check Supports the immune system
check Helps Heart Health
check Decreases inflammation


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