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New Roots Turkey Tail 60s

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New Roots Herbal’s Coriolus versicolor extract is standardized to 55% polysaccharides. Coriolus versicolor, known by its common name “turkey tail” in North America, is treasured by herbalists and gaining popularity for its therapeutic properties throughout the world.


Description

New Roots Herbal’s Turkey Tail is a hot water–extracted medicinal mushroom formula standardized to contain 55% polysaccharides (500 mg per capsule). Hot-water extraction is critical in obtaining a high-quality and effective mushroom product, and is the traditional Asian method of extraction. In the whole mushroom, polysaccharides are bound by indigestible cell wall comprised of chitin; chitin must be dissolved through hot water in order to gently release the medicinal components, the mushroom polysaccharides. Conversely, grinding the mushroom may cause damage to the long-chain polysaccharides and fails to remove the indigestible chitin (fibre), limiting the amount of therapeutic constituents that can be fit per capsule. Standardization ensures that the final product contains a consistent amount of polysaccharides to allow delivery of a therapeutic dose.

Two of the water-soluble polysaccharides of coriolus, PSK and PSP, are credited with immune system–strengthening properties that have popularized this mushroom species.

*Formerly known as Coriolus versicolor


Ingredients

Medicinal
Each vegetable capsule contains

Coriolus (Trametes versicolor) mushroom extract standardized to 55% polysaccharides providing 50% beta-glucans  500 mg 


Non-Medicinal

Vegetable magnesium stearate in a non-⁠GMO vegetable capsule composed of vegetable carbohydrate gum and purified water.


Directions & Cautions

Directions

Adults: Take 1 capsule three times daily with food or as directed by your health-care practitioner. Dosage can be increased up to 2 capsules two or three times daily.

Cautions & Warnings

Consult a health-care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Do not use if seal is broken. Keep out of reach of children. This product is sensitive to humidity and heat. Keep in cool and dry place.