A Short History of Turkey Tail Use
The colorful medicinal mushroom is known to have many virtues and has been traditionally used throughout history. It contains polysaccharides, which are one of the most researched substances in the world of medicinal mushrooms.
The mushroom grows throughout the year in forest areas on tree trunks, logs, and branches. In traditional Chinese medicine, the mushroom was consumed after it has been dried, ground it into a powder, and brewed into a soothing tea. It gained scientists’ attention in Asia who began to study the mushroom due to the health benefits observed among those who consumed it.
Polysaccharide peptide, one of the active ingredients found in the extract of the mushroom’s mycelium, has been registered as a cancer medicine in China and Japan since 1977.
The Benefits of Mycospring’s High-Quality Turkey Tail Products – Refining Nature
We grow our Turkey Tail mushrooms, which are tree mushrooms, in our farms on a bed of wood with cultures that we have developed over many years under controlled conditions. We strictly adhere to growth processes that are chemical-free.This allows us to maximize the inherent virtues and enhance our Turkey Tail’s medicinal benefits.
To achieve and maintain the high quality of our products, we perform testing for microbial and chemical contaminants and quality control procedures during the entire production process of the Turkey Tail mushroom. As opposed to its natural environment, where the mushroom may absorb environmental toxins because of uncontrolled decomposition of substances, we produce our mushrooms in environmentally controlled facilities to minimize containments and ensure that each one of our products contains the highest extraction of bioactive compounds and nutrients.
The Turkey Tail’s Range of Benefits
How to Consume Turkey Tail?
Turkey Tail is a woody and firm mushroom, which requires longer processing to extract active substances. The dried fruiting bodies of the Turkey Tail must be boiled for 40 minutes to isolate and extract the active substances and it is therefore recommended that it is only prepared for consumption by qualified professionals.
The Active Constituents in the Turkey Tail Mushroom
Phenols – antioxidants associated with a variety of health benefits such as anti-inflammatory properties.
Flavonoids – cardiovascular health compounds.
Quartzites – antioxidants that are typically taken as a supplement for arthritis or diabetes symptoms.
Polysaccharide peptides – have antimicrobial properties.