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Coriolus (Turkey Tail ) Mushroom Extract Powder Bulk (1kg / 35oz)

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Turkey Tail concentrated hot-water extract (min. 30% polysaccharides)
Yun Zhi (Trametes versicolor, syn. Coriolus versicolor) fruiting body (wild harvested)

6:1 extract

Turkey tail (Trametes versicolor), also known as Coriolus versicolor, is a type of mushroom that is often touted for its potential health benefits. It has a long history of use in traditional Chinese and Japanese medicine. Some of the health benefits include:

  1. Immune System Support: Turkey tail mushrooms contain various bioactive compounds, including polysaccharopeptides (PSP) and beta-glucans, which are believed to stimulate the immune system. Some studies suggest that these compounds can enhance the activity of white blood cells and promote the body's ability to defend against infections and diseases.

  2. Antioxidant Properties: Turkey tail mushrooms are rich in antioxidants, such as phenols and flavonoids. Antioxidants help combat oxidative stress and protect cells from free radical damage, which may reduce the risk of chronic diseases.

  3. Anti-Cancer Potential: There is ongoing research into the potential anti-cancer properties of turkey tail mushrooms. Some studies have shown that compounds found in turkey tail, such as polysaccharides, may have anti-tumor effects and could enhance the immune system's response to cancer. It is sometimes used as an adjunct therapy alongside conventional cancer treatments, but more research is needed to confirm its effectiveness.

  4. Gut Health: Turkey tail mushrooms contain prebiotic fibers that can nourish beneficial gut bacteria. A healthy gut microbiome is associated with various aspects of health, including digestion, immune function, and overall well-being.

  5. Respiratory Health: Traditionally, turkey tail has been used to support respiratory health. Some research suggests that it may help improve lung function and could be beneficial for individuals with respiratory conditions like asthma.

  6. Digestive Health: Turkey tail mushrooms may have a soothing effect on the digestive system. They may help reduce gastric inflammation and support the health of the gastrointestinal lining.

  7. Antiviral Properties: Some studies have suggested that turkey tail mushrooms may possess antiviral properties. They could potentially be used to support the body's defense against certain viral infections.

  8. Bone Health: Limited research has indicated that turkey tail mushrooms may have a positive effect on bone health by promoting bone mineralization and density. However, more studies are needed to confirm this effect.

  9. Stress Reduction: Turkey tail is sometimes considered an adaptogen, which means it may help the body adapt to stress and reduce its negative effects on overall health and well-being.

*While there is promising research on the health benefits of turkey tail mushrooms, more studies are needed to confirm these effects in humans. Additionally, individual responses to turkey tail mushrooms can vary, and they should not be used as a replacement for medical treatments. If you have specific health concerns or conditions, it's advisable to consult with a healthcare professional before incorporating turkey tail mushrooms or any other dietary supplements into your regimen. These statements are not approved by the FDA and are not included to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease.