For centuries, Shiitake Mushrooms have been a vital ingredient in traditional Chinese medicine. Known for their antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal properties, Shiitake mushrooms boast an array of health benefits - ranging from immune function, cardiovascular health, energy boosting, brain function and more.
Key Features & Benefits:
Antioxidant & Anti-inflammatory properties - Shiitake mushrooms are made up of compounds and complex substances that boast antimicrobial, antiviral, anti-allergic and anti-inflammatory activities. These natural properties are said to help lower inflammation and improve immunity.
Lowers Cholesterol - Shiitake mushrooms contain various bioactive compounds, including Eritadenine and Beta-Glucans, which are known to assist in reducing blood pressure and lowering cholesterol.
Promotes heart health - Did you know that mushrooms contain compounds that are known to interfere with the production of cholesterol in the liver? While they can help to lower bad cholesterol and minimise the risk of arteries hardening, they are also known to assist in raising good cholesterol.
Boosts energy & cognitive function - Shiitake mushrooms are a rich source of B vitamins, which play an important role in supporting optimal adrenal function and turning the nutrients we source from food into usable energy. Additionally, B vitamins are known to improve cognitive performance by minimising brain fog and maintaining focus.
To shine like the sun and take in the full benefits of Shiitake Mushrooms, be sure to add Life Cykel’s Shiitake Double Extract to your morning brew, tea, favourite smoothie or water!