MEDICINAL PROPERTIES

Maitake seems to be one of the most extensively researched herbs and a number of research papers have been published by various institutes and universities. The health benefits demonstrated by Maitake include immune system support, normal blood pressure support, normal blood sugar metabolism and normal cholesterol support.* Further laboratory studies and extensive clinical studies are under way in collaboration with leading research institutes both in the United States and in Japan.

BUYING AND STORING TIPS

When preparing fresh Maitake mushrooms, wash and soak in water until the mushrooms are soft. Maitake mushrooms keep between 5 and 10 days when stored in a paper bag in the fridge. 

PREPARATION, USES AND TIPS

Maitake mushrooms can be eaten fresh, made into a tea (using dried pieces) or taken as a supplement.


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NUTRITIONAL VALUES

100g Serving

26 calories.

4.8 grams carbohydrates.

1.4 grams protein.

0.1 gram fat.

1.9 grams dietary fiber.

4.6 milligrams niacin 

0.2 milligram riboflavin 

0.2 milligram copper