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Purica Shiitake 120 vcap

$53.99 CAD

Shiitake Mushrooms have been enjoyed for thousands of years in Asia. They are extremely nutritious, and used to strengthen the immune system and improve overall well being. Shiitake Mushrooms are predominately grow in the forest on dead, hardwood trees such as oak, chestnut and beech. The word “Shiitake” comes from the chestnut tree, “shita”, and the Japanese word for mushroom “take”.

Shiitake, or “The Black Forest Mushroom” is an outstanding edible fungus and contains about twice as much protein as most vegetables and are a good source of fiber. They are a good source of complex carbohydrates called polysaccharides, which are believed to boost the immune system. Shiitake mushrooms also contain iron, minerals, and vitamins B1 and B2, with relatively high  amounts of niacin and riboflavin.