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 (mī-tä′kē, -kĕ)
An edible polypore mushroom (Grifola frondosa) native to Japan and North America that produces large clusters of overlapping gray or brown fan-shaped caps, grows at the base of trees or in cultivation, and is prized in Japanese cuisine and used as a dietary supplement. Also called hen of the woods.

[Japanese, dancing mushroom (from the resemblance of the layered, frondlike caps to the long fluttering sleeves of traditional Japanese dancers) : mai-, stem of mau, to dance (from Old Japanese mahu) + take, mushroom (from Old Japanese).]
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SOIN MILLENAIRE ANTI-AGEING CREAM This rich cream has Japanese maitake mushroom, prickly pear seed oil and carrot essential oil to increase skin firmness, boost collagen, fill wrinkles, add healthy glow.
Somewhat ironically, the mushroom that stands out in this area is one not as well utilized in traditional medicine, the Maitake mushroom.
Probiotics, schisandra fruit, maca root, green tea extract, spirulina, calcium and iron are also in the mix, along with reishi mushroom, ashwagandha root, whole plant chlorella, cordyceps mushroom, astragalus root, wolfberry, maitake mushroom, MSM, and rose hips.
Elle Macpherson has her own Super Elixir, an alkalising supplement which is made up of supergreens, Chinese herbs, digestive enzymes and members of the maitake mushroom family - and the catwalk queen is clearly her own best advert.
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The supplement also includes a clinically tested, multi-patented immune-modulating Maitake mushroom extract; and Sensoril, an advanced, multi-patented, adaptogenic standardized extract of Ashwagandha that increases the body's resistance to stress.
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Another study concluded that the soluble fraction of maitake mushroom lowers systolic blood pressure significantly (Talpur 2002).
Scientists in the Department of Urology at the New York Medical College found that the maitake mushroom can shrink tumours by as much as 75 per cent and may lead to new treatments.
IDF does include Maitake mushroom, which could, conceivably, cause an allergic response.
based grower is also highlighting innovative packaging as well as its "Hen of the Woods" or Maitake Mushroom.