This raw Chinese herb is sold by the pound in either raw or powdered form. Please use the above "add-on" button to make your selection.
香菇, 香蕈, 冬菇
Pinyin name: Dong Gu
Aka: Xiang Gu
Source: Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing
English name: Champignon, Shiitake mushroom
Botanical Name: Shiitake Mushroom Shitake fungus. Forest Mushroom Pasania fungus
Pharmaceutical name: Lentinus Edodes
Properties: Sweet, neutral
Channels entered: liver and stomach
Chinese therapeutic actions: Tonify deficiency, strengthen the spleen, stimulate the appetite, expel wind and promote eruption, resolve phlegm and regulate the flow of chi, remove toxicity and treat cancer.