Maitake has been shown to support normal metabolic functions such as promoting normal blood sugar and cholesterol levels.*
Maitake contains compounds such as 1,3/1,6 beta-glucans and D-fraction, which support the body’s immune system and promote healthy cell turnover.*
Maitake is also known as hen of the woods. It has a delicious umami flavor and is a popular culinary mushroom. Maitake is indigenous to northeast Japan, Europe, Asia, and the eastern side of North America. It grows in clusters at the base of oak trees, beeches and other dead hardwoods with the stems fused together sometimes weighing up to 80 pounds!
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