Shiitake (Lentinula edodes)


Part Used

Fruiting Body

Country of Origin


What is Shiitake for?

For hundreds of years, shiitake mushrooms have been seen as a natural remedy in alternative medicine. They contain many chemical compounds that protect your DNA from oxidative damage as well as all eight essential amino acids and a type of essential fatty acid called linoleic acid.

Traditional Health Benefits of Shiitake

  • Increases brain energy

  • Supports memory & learning skills

  • Increases mental energy

  • Helps improve sexual dysfunction

  • Helps improve sexual dysfunction

  • Helps improve sexual dysfunction

  • Improves mood

  • Lowers inflammation

  • Enhances fertility

  • Enhances fertility

  • Enhances fertility


  • Artificial Coloring Free

  • Artificial Flavoring Free

  • GMO Free

  • Sugar Free

  • Soy Free

  • Yeast Free

  • Dairy Free

  • Corn Free
  • Gluten Free

  • Wheat Free

  • Nut Free

  • MSG Free

  • Egg Free

  • Fish Free

  • Peanut Free

  • Shellfish Free

  • Kosher

  • Organic


This information in our Ingredient Reference Guide is intended only as a general reference for further exploration and is not a replacement for professional health advice. This content does not provide dosage information, format recommendations, toxicity levels, or possible interactions with prescription drugs. Accordingly, this information should be used only under the direct supervision of a qualified health practitioner such as a naturopathic physician.

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