Medicinal mushrooms contain many biologically active compounds with anti-inflammatory, antitumor, antibacterial, antiviral, cardiovascular and antioxidant activities.*
There are more than 700 species used in over 50 countries across Asia. Some of the more commonly used species include Reishi, Turkey Tail, Shiitake, and Maitake.
Medicinal mushrooms have been used for thousands of years and have been used to help fight infections. Most recently they have also been used in the treatment of pulmonary diseases and cancer.*
Medicinal mushrooms have been approved to assist standard cancer treatments in Japan and China for more than 30 years.*
They have an extensive clinical history of safe use as single agents or combined with radiation therapy or chemotherapy.*
The immunity effects from the physiological function through mushroom’s stimulation the innate immune cells, such as monocytes, natural killer cells, and dendritic cells.*
Many studies have examined the effects of medicinal mushrooms on immune response pathways and on direct antitumor mechanisms.*
Medicinal mushrooms provide a wide range of purified biochemicals that benefit human health, disease management, improved system function and wellbeing.*