Turkey Tail Extract is made using only select wild-harvested Turkey Tail,Trametes versicolor, fungi from strict ecological sources. Our Cloud Mushroom Turkey Tail Extract has been standardized to contain a 40% concentration of the medicinal polysaccharides present in this fungi, including the clinically relevant and researched compounds PSK, PSP, and VPS. Turkey Tail is a particularly useful medicinal mushroom in helping to protect and guard against the increased rates of certain diseases prevalent in modern society.
This is an ideal herb for men and women, but especially women looking for an adaptogenic fungi to promote immune system health and possible breast cancer support.
70 Gram Bulk Pouch - 32.5 Servings per bag
Features: Gluten Free, Organic Fruiting Body Extracts, Made in the USA, Non-GMO, Ready to Use, UV Protected, Vegan
Turkey Tail Extract May Support
Improves immune system response;
Protection from radiation and healing radiation-induced cellular mutations;
Improve and enhance health;
Protect against a wide variety of diseases.*
Turkey Tail Extract Key Benefits
The largest US clinical trial on Turkey Tail was performed by Bastyr University, which confirmed the use of Turkey Tail mushrooms in the treatment of several kinds of cancer, including cervical, breast, lung, gastric, colon, sarcoma, carcinoma, and esophageal. The same study confirmed the use of Turkey Tail in cases of immunodeficiency, hepatitis B and C, and malaria. In addition to having immunomodulating and anticancer abilities, Turkey Tail has also shown an ability to fight viruses, which is a highly sought after ability in modern medicine.
Bastyr University isolated the following active medicinal constituents:
β-glucan-proteins (Coriolan, PSK). Polysaccharide K (PSK) is composed of 30% polysaccharide, 6% nitrogen, and 15% protein;
Ergosterol (pro-vitamin D2) derivatives;
Folklore remedies of Turkey Tail include the treatment of lung and liver infections. In China, Turkey Tail has been used as a preventive and curative agent for liver infections and liver cancer. In Japan, it is considered a panacea for a variety of cancers. Overall, the mycelium and fruiting body of the mushroom is considered an immune stimulant and is believed to have anticarcinogenic activity.
In Traditional and Classical Chinese Medicine, Turkey Tail, also known as Yun Zhi, is seen to manifest its therapeutic actions in the Spleen, Lung, and Liver meridians. It does so by invigorating the Spleen and eliminating dampness, replenishing Jing and Qi, all through its use as a general tonic and in regulating immune functions.
Today, in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Turkey Tail is used to clear dampness, reduce phlegm, heal pulmonary disorders, strengthen the physique, increase energy and benefit people with chronic diseases (Yang & Yong, 1989, Ying et al., 1987). Furthermore, Turkey Tail is employed by TCM doctors as a useful treatment for infection and/or inflammation of the upper respiratory, urinary and digestive tracts. Turkey Tail is also regarded as curative to liver ailments, including hepatitis B and chronic active hepatitis, and is used to treat general weakness of the immune system (Ying et al., 1987).