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Dried Shiitake Mushroom Hua Gu / Flower Mushroom (100g) - Vita Herbal Nutrition
Dried Shiitake Mushroom Hua Gu / Flower Mushroom (100g) - Vita Herbal Nutrition
Dried Shiitake Mushroom Hua Gu / Flower Mushroom (100g) - Vita Herbal Nutrition

Dried Shiitake Mushroom (Hua Gu/Flower Mushroom) | (100g)

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  • About

    Shiitake mushrooms are commonly used in east Asian cuisine and also, medicinally in some cultures. The Hua Gu (花菇) variety are usually grown on oak logs all year round. The 'medicinal mushroom' ranges in colour from tan to dark brown and it's spongy texture looks slightly cracked.

    The Chinese have always regarded mushrooms as having special properties, Mushrooms are believed to nourish the body's spirit. The Shiitake mushroom was once only available by a wild harvest, but is now the second most commonly grown mushroom in the world.

    These also contain 8 amino acids which are ideal for human nutrition. 


    Dried Shiitake Mushrooms are herbs which may assist with weight loss, heart disease, STD's, lowering blood pressure, fight viral infections, improve liver function, support/treat poor blood circulation, cure weakness and prevent exhaustion. 

    They are also great to reduce digestion and food allergies. 

    They can be used in a number of culinary dishes (see How to Use dropdown menu). 

    Why Choose Vita?

    Our herb range has been created for a variety of different health goals, for use in cooking recipes.

    The Chinese herbs used are grown using the authentic DaoDI concept (non-sulphur treated) to retain the highest quality ingredient. 

    100g bag

  • Benefits
    • Natural Ingredients - versatile, authentic Chinese herbs
    • Non-Sulphur Treated
    • Vegan & Vegetarian friendly
    • Gluten Free
    • Non-GMO
  • How to Use
  • The most traditional way to eat Shiitake mushrooms is in soup. However, there are many different ways to incorporate mushrooms into your diet.

    Why not make a hearty spinach and shiitake mushroom quiche?

    Try adding some Hua Gu to miso soup for an extra kick of nutrients.

    You can create a brown rice or quinoa bowl with shiitake mushrooms, garlic, grated lemon zest and extra-virgin olive oil.

    All recipies coming soon!

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