Is Shiitake Mushroom Antiviral?

Is Shiitake Mushroom Antiviral?

So Is Shiitake Mushroom antiviral? Yes, Shiitake mushroom does have antiviral properties. Shiitake mushrooms contain polysaccharides, ergothioneine, and beta-glucans that help prevent virus’s from replicating once in your body. Thankfully there are a lot of studies (1, 2) showing that not just Shiitake, but quite a few other mushrooms offer this benefit as well.

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Bruce Wilson

I've studied Mycology and Forest Pathology and love creating content to help other learn more about my passion. Follow along as I continue to explore the amazing world of functional fungi!

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