Brown-capped Shiitake mushrooms, native to East Asia, are one of the most popular mushrooms worldwide used for food and as supplements. This fungus that grows naturally on decaying hardwood trees is typically used as vegetables because of their meaty flesh and versatile full-bodied umami (savory) flavor. Low in calories, Shiitake mushrooms are used in stir-fries, soups, stews, pasta, and many other dishes.
Shiitakes contain many of the same amino acids as meat, good amounts of fiber, as well as, serve as a food source of vitamin B and D.
With their many vitamins, minerals and other health-promoting compounds, Shiitakes are prized for their diverse health benefits. They have antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal properties. Shiitake mushroom nutrients help support adrenal function and turn nutrients from food into useable energy.
TISANE "HERBAL" TEA BREW TIMES:
Ground tisane teas and tea bags - Steep 2 to 5 minutes
Loose leaf tisane teas - Steep 3-5 minutes
Root and seed-based tisane teas - Steep 6-8 minutes
*Steep in newly boiling water (212ºF) to best release the health benefits.
Coconut Milk-Braised Eggplant with Shiitakes & Scallions
Grilled Shiitake & Edamame Salad
Mushrooms & Garbanzos on Toast with Cider & Thyme
Oyster Sauce Glazed Asparagus & Mushrooms
Turmeric-Miso Soup with Shiitakes, Turnips, & Soba Noodles
Mushrooms, Shiitake Whole
Specific: No known precautions.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications. Keep all herbs out of reach of children and pets.
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