Latin Name: Lentinula edodes
Uses: immune system boost, cholesterol, prostate cancer, anti-aging, food
Safety Concerns: Those with auto-immune diseases should not take shiitake as it may cause the immune system to become more active. Can cause stomach discomfort, inflammation, and make a person sensitive to sunlight, allergic skin reactions. If you have eosinophilia, do not take as it may make the condition worse.
Always consult your physician before taking any medicinal products. This general information is not intended to diagnose any medical condition or to replace your healthcare professional. Consult with your healthcare professional to see if the product is appropriate for you. If you experience any pain or adverse side-effects, stop and consult your healthcare provider immediately.