Chinese Name: 香菇

Thermal Nature: Neutral

Flavor: Sweet

Organ Meridian: Liver, stomach

Properties: Improve vitality, strengthen spleen and improve appetite, expel wind, dissolve phlegm, anti-cancer

Best Use For: Improving one’s energy and vitality, aid digestion, treating lack of iron/blood, reducing blood pressure, reducing cholesterol levels as well as treating chronic liver diseases  

Serving Per Day For One Person: 15 to 30g

Dietary Caution: People with cold and dampness in spleen and stomach should avoid consuming shiitake

Suitable For: All types of body constitution