Immune defenses Immune defenses
Diseases Cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, cholesterol
Beneficial Immune system, vitamin D deficiency, slow aging, antifungal, antioxidant, antibacterial, antiviral
Shiitake - Shitake
The shiitake is an edible mushroom, very tasty and enjoyable that has a foot short. He has a hearty hat following the period of maturity is either flat or curved, measuring nearly twenty centimeters in diameter and a brownish on top and tan on the blades. The foot of shiitake shiitake or wood and is quite a spongy texture.
The shiitake or shitake, this fungus is not found on the floor, it is found naturally on damp wood, tree trunks particularly hardwood (oak, mulberry, poplar, holly, laurel and many more) . This fungus was born in the Far East, in humid regions of Asia, especially on the island of Kyushu (Japan), and in Korea and China. Unique culture on logs, on logs, see mushroom (compost pad cork), can be grown almost everywhere, Brittany in France is the largest producer in Europe.
Shiitake composition Shiitake medicinal properties
The shiitake or shitake has many substances, including two major phenolic compounds, lentinan and ac2p, and the éritadémine polysaccharides and complex carbohydrates.
This fungus contains minerals with copper and selenium, zinc phosphorus, magnesium and potassium, and manganese.
Shiitake also contains B vitamins, Vitamin B2 B3, vitamin B5 B6, B9 and vitamin D PP.
The shiitake mushroom or shiitake is used for nearly two centuries by the oriental, which advocated as a stimulant and reconstituting the immune system.
Shiitake and the immune system.
Through its various principles, the shiitake mushroom protects against harsh external (influenza, herpes) and infectious diseases (measles, etc..). It acts by stimulating the immune, increase vitality strengthen its defenses. The shiitake is therapeutically indicated in the phases of major general fatigue (physical and / or nerve), in periods of convalescence after surgery.
Shiitake powerful anti cholesterol.
The shiitake is seamlessly on lowering blood cholesterol (cholesterol) and reducing blood fat (lipid lowering), this property is adequately countered for high cholesterol arteriosclerosis problems.
The benefits of shiitake are beneficial in preventing heart disease, constipation, its vitamin D reduces any deficiency in this vitamin, it allows better control of type 2 diabetes and virtue: it slows aging antioxidant.
Shiitake other uses
It is important to note that the shiitake or shitake mushroom is the second in the world after Paris to be used in cooking. The largest consumers are Asian (Vietnam, China, Japan, Thailand, Korea), but its reputation began to settle in European recipes.
Immune system, antibacterial, antiviral, prevent constipation, cardiovascular disease prevention, control of type 2 diabetes, vitamin D deficiency, reduce cholesterol levels, slow aging.