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Maitake Mushroom Tea

What you will receive:

A compostable package containing 2 large tea bags each containing approximately 10 gram of heat-activated, pulverized Maitake mushroom powder (Grifola Frondosa), each brewing up 7 cups of tea (2 week supply). Free shipping on orders over $30.

About Maitake Mushrooms:

Scientific NameGrifola Frondosa

Nicknames: Champignon Dansant, Champignon des Fous Dansants, Champignon Maitake, Dancing Mushroom, Hen of the Woods, Hongo Maitake, King of Mushrooms, Maitake, Monkey’s Bench, Mushroom, Ram’s Head, Roi des Champignons, Sheep’s Head, Shelf Fungi.

Maitake is one of the most widely known Chinese medicinal mushrooms. They have been used in eastern medicine for thousands of years as remedies for palsy, nerve pain, immune stimulation,  regulation of homeostasis, and arthritis. A number of research articles, some of which are listed below, have been published attesting to the beneficial characteristics of the Maitake.

Research Articles:


Mushrooms, tumors, and immunity – Borchers, A.T., et al. (1999)

Maitake (D fraction) mushroom extract induces apoptosis in breast cancer cells by BAK-1 gene activation. – J Med Food. 2011 Jun;14(6):563-72., Soares R, Meireles M, Rocha A, et al.

Antitumor activity of orally administered maitake α-glucan by stimulating antitumor immune response in murine tumor – PLoS One. 2017 Mar 9;12(3):e0173621., Masuda Y, Nakayama Y, Tanaka A, Naito K, Konishi M.


A possible hypoglycaemic effect of maitake mushroom on Type 2 diabetic patients – Diabet Med 2001 Dec;18(12):1010, Konno S, et al.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome:

Maitake mushroom (Grifola frondosa) extract induces ovulation in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome: a possible monotherapy and a combination therapy after failure with first-line clomiphene citrate. – J Altern Complement Med. 2010 Dec;16(12):1295-9., Chen JT, Tominaga K, Sato Y, Anzai H, Matsuoka R.


These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent disease. Individual results may vary, and before using any supplements, it is advisable to consult with your own health care provider.

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