Shiitake (Lentinus Edodes) Regarding the nutritional and medicinal
value of extensive Japanese medical research is finding that they are to
be valued for their disease-preventing qualities enhancing the immune
system, proving beneficial in fighting cancer with anti-tumor and
antiviral properties and as an aid in the prevention of cerebral hemorrhagic
strokes by regulating blood pressure. Also, researchers S. Suzuki and Oshima
found that a raw Shiitake eaten daily for one week lowered serum cholesterol
by 12%. Concentrated forms of lentinan (a polysaccharide), a Shiitake
extract, have been used to treat cancer, AIDS, diabetes, fibrosystic
breast disease and other conditions.
Shiitake mushrooms have very low fat content, no starch, and more vitamin B12 than
milk and fish. He considers Shiitake nutritionally more valuable than the western staples:
corn, turnips, potatoes, tomatoes, and carrots. Having a full complement of essential amino
acids, and containing twice the protein of other mushrooms : (18%) - although less protein than meat, the amount is comparable to peas and green beans.
Shiitakes contain a good amount of calcium, phosphorus, iron and other minerals,
a low caloric count, and are said to be rich in Vitamins A, B1, B2, C, D2, niacin,
with good lipids, fiber and carbohydrates.
5-10g/one cup hot water (Best used boiling water for 5 Minutes) ,3 times/per day Or Soup
Store: Keep in cool and dry place,after opening,reseal the package and refrigerate to maintain
Best flavor and nutrition composition.
Package: 1kg/bag 10kg/bag 20kg/bag 25kg/bag
Crop.Season: Oct. Nov.Dec.Jan.Feb.March
Cultivation: without agricultural Chemical
Other Shiitake products:
Whole dried shiitake
Shiitake extract powder (PE:>10%,>20%,>30%)
Supply season: All round year