Maitakes are commonly used in Japanese cooking as a wonderful base for soups and sauces.
The name means “the dancing mushroom”.
Known for its curative qualities, it is used in traditional Chinese and Japanese medicine.
Clinical studies have proved the positive affect of Maitake consumption on blood-pressure, sugar and triglyceride regulation.
Maitakes contain Beta Glucen a natural compound assisting in enhancing the body’s auto-immune system.
They are rich in minerals, vitamins, dietary fibers and amino acids.