Organic Shiitake Mushroom Powder
Organic Shiitake Powder is an excellent source of vitamins including B2, B5 and D. It provides many phytonutrients and is a good source of minerals including copper, manganese, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, selenium and zinc. Shiitake also contains one of the only plant-based sources of all seven amino acids including linoleic acid, known to aid with weight loss and improve digestion.
Ingredients: 100% Shiitake mushroom fruiting body
Country of Origin: China
Latin Name: Lentinula edodes – Other Names: Hua Gu (China)
Organic Shiitake Powder is known for being an incredible immune booster and as a result, is commonly used to help with instances of cold and flu.
This incredible mushroom is considered a valuable medicinal mushroom in many traditional forms of medicine and has been used in China and Japan for nearly 6,000 years. In Japan, the shiitake mushroom was often used as a medicine for treating bronchial conditions. They were also seen as an excellent substance to tonify the ‘Qi’ or vital life force.
The drying of the shiitake mushroom intensifies the flavour making it ‘meatier’ and ‘earthier’, shiitake powder is excellent for adding to soups, sauces and gravies.
Grown on wood
Our shiitake powder is grown on wood for maximum nutritional spectrum and is made from 100% fruiting body with no mycelium.
This product has been tested for pesticides, artificial fertilisers, heavy metals, e.coli, yeast, mould, salmonella and foreign matter. This product contains no bulking agents, added sugar, palm oil or GMO.
Suggested Use of Organic Shiitake Powder:
Add 1 – 2 teaspoons to soups, stews, pasta, sauces, gravies or infuse in a tea.
Nutritional info Per 100g
Energy KJ – 1134KJ
Energy Kcal – 527Kcal
Protein – 14.56g
Carbohydrate – 28.95g
of which sugars – <0.50g
Total Fat – 1.44g
of which saturates 0.23g
Total Fibre – 42.59g
Sodium – 0.013g
Packed on premises that handles nuts & seeds.
Allergen free from:
Peanut, Peanut Oil
Milk & Derivatives
Wheat & Gluten
Other Known Allergens
Free from any GMO