The Shiitake mushroom is ranked number 2 in the global mushroom market, for its delicious taste as well as its array of health and beauty benefits.
There are many bioactive compounds within the Shiitake mushroom, some of which are shown to potentially increase the activity of the immune system and others have been seen to prevent sclerosis (the hardening of arteries), which in turn may support a healthy cardiovascular system
.The Shiitake mushroom may also work wonders for our skin and hair as it may help to reduce damage from UV light as well as being a rich source of vitamin D. The mushoom also has many antioxidants and anti-irritants, which may stimulate the natural renewal process of the skin
Directions: Add Shiitake extract directly to your coffee, smoothie, tea, soup broth or water.
Life Cykel’s Shiitake mushroom liquid extract makes the bioactive compounds within the mushroom readily available to you, to make you feel beautiful!
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 Cosmetic Benefits of Natural Ingredients: Mushrooms, Feverfew, Tea, and Wheat Complex. Whitney P. Bowe MD.
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- Shiitake mushroom extract is recognized for its potential health properties including cardiovascular and immune health, as well as for skin and hair.