Suitable for all types of body constitution.

Name: Shiitake.

Chinese name: 香菇.

Thermal nature: Neutral.

Flavor: Sweet.

Organ meridian: Liver, stomach.

Properties: Improve vitality, strengthen spleen and improve appetite. Expel wind, dissolves phlegm and anti-cancer.

Best for: Shiitake has lots of benefits. It is use for improving one’s energy and vitality. It can also be used to aid digestion. It can also be used for lack of iron / blood. It is also used for reducing blood pressure, cholesterol levels as well as chronic liver diseases.  

Serving for one person: 15 to 30g.

Dietary caution: People with cold and dampness in spleen and stomach should avoid eating shiitake mushrooms.