Host Defense Mushrooms Turkey Tail Extract (1 oz)


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Host Defense Mushrooms Turkey Tail Extract is a boost to the immune system and overall health. Polysaccharopeptide (PSP) and polysaccharide-K (PSK) are some of the beneficial compounds within Turkey Tail. Studies have shown that these molecules can support a healthy immune system and may even boost energy.

The Host Defense company was founded by mushroom expert Paul Stamets. Paul Stamets is a renowned mycologist and scientist who has dedicated his life to the research of medicinal fungi and mycoremediation. You can learn more about the amazing work of Paul Stamets here.

Host Defense creates this potent extract by processing Turkey Tail mushroom mycelium using a triple extraction method. This process preserves as much of the nutrients and polysaccharide peptides as possible for consumers. The result is a capsule that improves the immune system and balances overall health.

Each 1 ounce bottle contains pure Turkey Tail (Trametes versicolor) mycelium/fermented brown rice biomass extract. It is recommended to take one milliliter daily with or without food. All Host Defense mushrooms are sustainably cultivated, certified organic, and U.S.-grown mushrooms from the forest, to the farm, to the customer. All products are third-party lab tested, gluten-free, vegan-friendly, and non-GMO.

Many consumers say they get sick less often, and have a faster recovery time when they do get sick after taking this product. Others report a slight increase in metabolism. Other benefits of Turkey Tail may include:

  • May enhance athletic performance
  • Boosts immune health
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Improved focus
  • Deeper breathing 
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What is Turkey Tail Mushroom?
Turkey Tail mushrooms grow in clusters on hardwood stumps or fallen trees. They have an appearance like dark brown fans and look very similar to a turkey’s tail feathers. Studies have shown that turkey tail is a non-specific immune modulator. It boosts the overall immune system while reducing body inflammation.

What are Some Turkey Tail Mushroom Benefits?
Turkey Tail mushrooms have been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to help with lung diseases. Other studies have revealed multiple therapeutic benefits of the Turkey Tail.

  • Immune System Boost: Polysaccharopeptide (PSP) increases activity within several different immune cells according to one study.

Are There Turkey Tail Mushroom Side Effects?
Mild heartburn, constipation, nausea, chest pain, cold- or flu-like symptoms are some of the side effects that people report after consuming too much Turkey Tail. These can be avoided if the recommended dosage is followed.

What is Turkey Tail Mushroom Extract?
Turkey Tail mushroom extract is a tincture made from pure Turkey Tail mushrooms using Host Defense’s triple extraction method. There is a slight mushroom flavor, so it can be consumed by itself or added to any recipe.

Where Can You Buy Turkey Tail Mushroom Products?
ShroomBuddy has a premium line of Turkey Tail extracts, powder, and capsules. Many of these products are made with pure Turkey Tail mycelium and fruiting bodies. Others are a combination of multiple functional mushrooms, such as Cordyceps, Maitake, and others. Be sure to check out our entire line of mushroom products.


Suggested Use:
Take 1-2 ml for 1-3 times a day, as needed. For best results, use product daily.

Fresh Turkey Tail Mushroom (Trametes versicolor) mycelium/fermented brown rice biomass, water, alcohol.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This product contains alcohol (30-40% abv). Do not consume this product if you have alcohol sensitivities, are abstaining from alcohol, or are subject to testing for consuming alcohol products.

Nutritional Facts:
Serving Size – 1 full dropper (1mL)
Servings per Container – 30

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