Shiitake

Description

Shiitake (Lentinus edodes) is native to Asia with a rich history of use in the kitchen and in herbalism. In the 12th century, Shiitake Mushroom cultivation began in the mountains of central China. A fragrant and delicious edible mushroom, Shiitake is now the second most popular cultivated Mushroom in the world. While Shiitake are cultivated around the world, its natural habitat is hardwood forests throughout Asia. In nature, Shiitake spores…

 

Read more about Shiitake

Products Containing Shiitake

  • image

    buy now Mushrooms + Herbs Reishi+Turmeric

    Immune & inflammatory support*

    Reishi+Turmeric combines the best-known immune Mushroom, Reishi, with Turmeric, for a blend of extracts that supports both the immune and inflammatory responses.* Reishi+Turmeric also contains Shiitake, another immune-supporting Mushroom, with fermented Ginger root as a warming Herb that acts as a bioenhancer (similar to Black Pepper in our Turmeric formulas).* Traditionally, Reishi is a mushroom that has been used in a variety of ways: to support heart health, as a calming adaptogen, and to support energy and stamina.*

    Herbs:  Ginger, Reishi, Shiitake, Turmeric

    ||l66||f12||f8||i786||i100||i787||i113||i788||i780||i789||i167||
 
*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Ecologically Harvested is a term that describes all herbs sold by Gaia Herbs that are not Certified Organic. Ecologically Harvested herbs include herbs that are harvested in their natural habitat, (i.e., wild harvested) according to specific guidelines for harvesting these herbs (i.e., away from roads and industry, as well as guidelines to avoid overharvesting). Our term, Ecologically Harvested, also includes herbs that are grown in managed woodland areas, fields designated for specific herbs, and herbs that are grown by indigenous growers, such as Kava Kava. All Ecologically Harvested herbs pass pesticide and heavy metal testing as well as microbial testing, prior to release.