Origin: Product of China
"Maitake" means "dancing mushroom" in Japanese. It is said to be named so after people danced with happiness upon finding it in the wild, such are its incredible healing properties. It is great to add into an already balanced diet because maitake mushroom is a type of adaptogen which means that it helps balance the systems of the body, all while having a rich deep flavour. Maitake Powder is thought to improve cholesterol and overall cardiovascular health as well as improve the immune system.
How to use:
Maitake (also known as Hen of the Woods) is a delicious, much sought-after mushroom with excellent nutritional properties. It has a robust, earthy flavour and fragrance that can be added to smoothies, shakes or broths. You can mix maitake powder into your seasonings and sauces and add to your stir-fries, soups, salads, and pasta dishes for a hint of flavor.