Maitake (Grifola Frondosa) Mushroom Extract
Maitake means, “dancing mushroom” in Japanese (“mai” means “dance” and “take” means “mushroom”). It is also referred to as “Hen of the Woods” and “Sheep’s Head”.
Hundreds of years ago foragers in Japan were said to establish carefully guarded Maitake fields, called “treasure islands”. Maitake commercial cultivation techniques were only perfected in the late 1970s, allowing more to partake in this treasure.
Maitake is rich in minerals, (such as calcium, potassium and magnesium) vitamins (such as D2, Niacin, B2) and certain fibers and amino acids essential for proper body function. It has long been used as an adaptogen. Research showing tumour resistant properties while regulating glucose levels, blood pressure and insulin levels and weight, due to the regulation of cholesterol, liver lipids, phospholipids, and triglycerides. There is a vast reference of information and scientific studies on Maitake Mushroom.
Easy To Make: Start small – Mix ¼ tsp. straight into a cup of hot water on day one. Gradually increase consumption as desired – up to ½ tsp. twice a day. Can also be added to other Golden Magnificence Extracts, Coffee, Smoothies and more.
Ingredients: Pure Maitake Extract. No other ingredients/fillers. 30% Polysaccharides.
*Each batch is tested for toxins, cross-contaminants, identity and potency. Our products are grown organically, extracted purely, and secured in its respective packaging without the usage of any fillers. This is a hot water extracts, meaning no other solvents, alcohol, or chemicals are used to achieve the high concentration potency.
This is a hot water extract. To briefly describe the process, the raw herbs are placed in hot water until the medicinal constituents are pulled out of the raw herb body (which all have parts we cannot digest) and then through a spray drying process, it is formed into a fine powder, which can be directly added into any food or beverage of choice.
This process is beneficial for a few reasons:
No need to prepare or heat- the powdered extracts are food and drink ready
Since our herbs are extracts, they are a lot more easily digested and bioavailable
We are able to achieve high concentrations of the herb by using a certain amount of pounds of the raw herb and condensing all the medicinal constituents into one pound.