Turkey Tail has shown to have immunomodulatory effects, assisting the body to fight infections and other illnesses. Turkey Tail mushrooms are also revered for their potential anti-tumor mechanisms and the ability to treat pulmonary diseases.
The mushrooms most important phytochemicals are protein-bound polysaccharides. The functioning of blood vessels improves when taking PSK, it also has the ability to restore antibody production in cancerous patients. PSK acts directly o tumor cells as well as indirectly on the host to boost cellular immunity.
It has shown anti-tumor activity with regards to fibrosarcoma, melanoma, mammary, colon, lung cancers, and more. This amazing mushroom has also demonstrated antiviral activity. It is useful for upper respiratory, urinary and digestive tract infections, as well as a curative to liver ailments.