“21 Health Benefits of Turkey Tail Mushroom”

“A Powerful Immune System Boosting Agent with No Side Effects”

“Great for Cancer, HIV, Colds, and More”

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, Turkey Tail Mushrooms have been used for thousands of years for healing and it’s a powerful immune system boosting agent… thus helping to heal all kinds of diseases.

Turkey Tail Mushroom

Other Names – Turkey tail mushroom is also known as Trametes versicolor and in China, Turkey Tail is also known as Cloud Mushroom or kawaritake.

What They Look Like – Turkey tail mushrooms grow on old logs and have the appearance of turkey tails… with brown and grey bands of color.

Where it Grows – Turkey Tail Mushrooms grow all over the world including the US, all over Asia, China, India, Europe, Canada, South America, Africa, and other areas of the world. This mushroom is very common in the fall and winter months on old logs and fallen trees.

Finding in the WildCaution – To find this right mushroom it’s imperative to go out with someone who has collected this mushroom before. Someone who knows exactly what they are picking otherwise picking wild mushrooms can be deadly.

How it Works – Turkey tail contains Polysaccharides “PSK and PSP” and Beta glucans which boost up our immune system and feed our good bacteria in our gut so we can ward off disease and boost up our energy level. Turkey tail is in the category of an adaptogen herb which reduces stress, increases energy, and boosts our immune system… thus we heal. Turkey tail also contains healing enzymes, proteins, minerals, B-Vitamins, Vitamin D, and it also contains antiviral and antibacterial compounds. And turkey tail has been used for treating antibiotic-resistant pneumonia and E. coli infections.

Immune Boosting for Colds – Turkey tail tea contains agents that boost up the immune system so our body can ward off a cold or flu and shorten the duration of a cold or flu and prevent and fight off disease in general.

Helps Chemo by Boosting Up Immune System – Chemotherapy suppresses our immune system and using turkey tail mushroom can boost up our immune system thus helping the body to fight off cancer while undergoing chemotherapy.

Healing Papilloma Virus – Studies show that turkey tail in combination reishi mushroom helps 88 % of those who received the combination fight off the papilloma virus.

Respiratory Health – In Traditional Chinese Medicine turkey tail is commonly used for centuries for healing respiratory challenges and ailments.

Slows Aging – Turkey tail also contains lots of antioxidants to slow the aging process and fight off free radicals that cause disease.

Aids Digestion – Turkey tail mushroom contains lots of good nutrients that are needed to promote the growth of good bacteria in our gut or probiotics. And probiotics are super important for great health.

Lowers Blood Sugar – Turkey tail mushroom also helps to lower blood sugar making it great for those with diabetes.

Bone Health – Studies show that turkey tail tea can help increase bone density and improve bone marrow health.

Lowers Blood Pressure – Turkey tail helps to lower blood pressure and high blood pressure is the first step towards kidney disease.

Aids in Healing Cancer – The journal Global Advances in Health and Medicine showed a case study of an 83-year-old woman who has breast cancer with metastasis and was healed of her cancer when taking chemo and turkey tail. Specific extracts of turkey tail are highly prized and used commonly used in Japan to fight off cancer… but are so far not allowed in the US.

Lowers Cholesterol – Turkey tail can also help to lower LDL or bad cholesterol like most medicinal mushrooms.

Anti-inflammatory — Turkey tail can also reduce inflammation and inflammation is the first step towards disease so it’s important to keep inflammation under control.

Helps with HIV or Aids – Studies show that taking turkey tail and some other medicinal mushrooms can have a positive effect on healing skin cancers caused by HIV or Aids. And turkey tail may have a positive effect on belonging life in general for those with Aids… more studies to be done.

How to Make Turkey Tail Tea – Turkey Tail Mushroom tea is very simple to make. Take 2 cups of finely chopped mushroom with 10 cups of water and add a little bit of honey and a teaspoon of organic grated lemon peel. Place in a large pot, bring to a boil, simmer for 1 hour and strain through a strainer and place in a glass jar in the frig.

Dose – Drink 3 to 5 glasses of tea daily for 7 to 10 days and then take a week off and repeat if needed.

Commonly Used in Combination with other Mushrooms – Turkey tail is commonly used in combination with other mushrooms such as reishi, lion’s mane, shitake, maitake, cordyceps, and chaga mushrooms.

Forms – Turkey tail can be found as teas, powders, whole dried mushrooms, extracts, capsules, and powders.

Finding – If you google “Buy Turkey Tail Mushrooms” lots of places that sell this herbal product will come up including Amazon and eBay.

No Side Effects – There are no known side effects to taking this wonderful mushroom. But as always those who are nursing, pregnant, or small children should not take this herb.

Give Turkey Tail Mushrooms a try.

Dr. Paul Haider – Master Herbalist



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4 Responses to “21 Health Benefits of Turkey Tail Mushroom”

  1. kofi mensah says:

    Thanksfor the job.keep it up.may God increases u.

  2. inam SHAAH says:

    dear sir i am in constipation from long time ago i take some fiber everyday from few months i am good from before but i am not a normal men my weight loos i am old 34 years please tell me please how can help this turkey tail mushroom.

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