Shiitake

Shiitake, Shiitake

Shiitake mushrooms are brown-capped mushrooms used around the world for food and as supplements, they are low in calories and also offer many vitamins, minerals, and other health-promoting compounds. They have a long history of use, both as a food and in supplements, mainly in the traditional Chinese medicine.

Nutraceutic

  • Origin Funghi
  • Source Itself
  • Type Bioactive polysaccharides, Bioactive proteins, Minerals, Vitamins, Nootropic

Immunity

The immune system is made up of cells, tissues and organs that act in the organism's defense against the harmful effects of external microorganisms. The supplements indicated for immunity act as strengthening agents of this system, increasing the antibodies production and, consequently, its defense activity.
  • Immune Response

    The immune response is measured by how fast and how effective the immune system can neutralize any kind of sickness, being viruses, bacteria or other pathogens.
  • Age Range Children (0-12), Teenagers (13-19), Adults (20-59), Seniors (>60)
  • Toxicity There is no evidence of toxicity until now
  • Side effects Skin Rashes, Gastrointestinal Disturbs
  • Warnings Autoimmune Diseases

Why be Careful

Supplpementing powdered mushroom extract for a long period might cause side effects like stomach upset and sensitivity to sunlight.

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