Lentinula edodes (shiitake)

The Shiitake mushroom grows in the deciduous forests of Japan, China and Vietnam - mainly on dead tree trunks. For processing as dried mushrooms, seasonings or dietary supplements, Shiitake is grown on farms.<br><br>Its use is documented in traditional dietetics. The Shiitake mushroom contains all essential amino acids and minerals, such as iron, potassium, calcium and zinc, and vitamins.

The beta-D-glucan lentinan is particularly important. It is known as a biological response modifier. Another interesting vital substance in Shiitake is eritadenine. It is frequently the subject of scientific studies.

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Pure extract, standardised for polysaccharides. Polysaccharides are extracted from the chitin cover in the mushrooms using hot water. Compared with the powder, the extract has around 10 times the concentration of polysaccharides.

Our powders are gained from the gently dried fruiting body of the mushroom by grinding it finely. The grain size < 0.125 mm is a sign of quality.
All raw materials are tested for 250 parameters and aromatic hydrocarbons. The corresponding lab analyses and certificates are supplied to you with every batch.

  • Extract organically grown – standardised to 30% polysaccharides
  • Extract conventionally grown – standardised to 30% polysaccharides
  • Extract conventionally grown – standardised to 40% polysaccharides
  • Mushroom powder organically grown
  • Mushroom powder conventionally grown
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