Turkey tail mushrooms for real health benefits
April 22, 2021

The Most Effective Turkey Tail Mushroom Dosage for Real Health Benefits

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There are many health benefits associated with the various species of functional mushrooms. For example, researchers have found that the polysaccharides in Turkey tail mushrooms can support immune health, among other benefits. To take advantage of these benefits, you should be sure you’re consuming the recommended dosage of turkey tail mushrooms. 

If you’re not sure how to properly incorporate Turkey Tail mushrooms into your healthy lifestyle, answers to the following frequently asked questions should be able to help.  

Turkey Tail Mushrooms: Frequently Asked Questions 

Turkey Tail mushrooms have been found to support immune function and gut health. In many Asian cultures, this particular species of functional mushroom is associated with longevity and health, spiritual attunement, and infinity. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Turkey Tail is used for replenishing essence and qi (vital energy), general health enhancement, and to regulate immune functionTCM practitioners use this mushroom to invigorate the spleen and eliminate dampness, to arrest coughing and easy breathing difficulties, and to stimulate the immune system. 

As the use of functional mushrooms gains popularity in Western culture, many are left wondering how to take advantage of the potential benefits. Here, we’ve listed a few of the most frequently asked questions regarding turkey tail mushrooms.     



What makes turkey tail mushrooms beneficial to health?  




The mycelium and fruiting bodies of Turkey Tail mushrooms contain a complex matrix of biologically active compounds including fungal alpha glucans, beta glucans, antioxidants, peptides, sterols, triterpenes, vitamins and minerals. ‡  



What nutrients can be found in turkey tail mushrooms? 




 Mushrooms are considered to be a very nutrient dense food. Turkey Tail mushrooms are a good source of high quality protein with a good balance of amino acids. The vitamins and minerals contained in Turkey Tail are present in bioavailable forms 



What is the most effective turkey tail mushroom dosage for health benefits? 




2,000 milligrams (or 2 grams) per day of our whole food, full spectrum Turkey Tail is the amount that we recommend for optimum health maintenance. Two grams per day is a healthy maintenance dose that provides enough immunomodulating beta-glucan polysaccharides to activate an immune response that results in a strengthening and balancing your body’s natural immune function. During periods of high stress or immune health challenges, larger daily doses can be taken of this mushroom superfood powder. 




How can I incorporate Turkey Tail mushrooms into my healthy lifestyle? 




Conveniently incorporate our whole food Turkey Tail mushroom mushroom powder into your daily diet by using our Turkey Tail capsules, formulated products (mushroom coffee, hot chocolate, matcha tea drink mixes, or incorporate the unflavored powders into foods such as soups, stews, smoothies, dressings, and oatmeal.  


Nutrients Found in the Recommended Turkey Tail Mushroom Dosage 

Not all brands and products contain enough grams per serving of the Turkey Tail mushroom to offer health benefits. Om Mushroom offers products created from functional mushrooms that have been carefully grown, dehydrated, and milled. Each single species product is tested for quality and contains 2,000 mg or more of mushroom powder in each serving—an efficacious amount for the maintenance of everyday health.  

After harvesting, Om Mushroom’s adaptogenic Turkey Tail mushroom mycelial biomass is shredded and then steamed to soften the chitinous cell wall and increase the digestibility of the powder.  The steamed material carefully dehydrated at a temperatures that will retain the nutritional and medicinal values of the mycelium. When consumed in the recommended Turkey Tail mushroom dosage, this mycelial biomass provides a complex array of health-supporting compounds including: 

  • Betaglucan polysaccharides   
  • Alpha glucan polysaccharides 
  • Polysaccharide-K (PSK) 
  • Polysaccharide peptide (PSP)   
  • Glutathione 
  • Polyphenols 
  • Ergothioneine 
  • Prebiotics that nourish the probiotic microbiome in the digestive tract 

By incorporating the right dosage of functional mushrooms with mycelium substrates into your daily routine, you can support your body’s natural immune functions. 

Conveniently Incorporate Turkey Tail Mushrooms Into Your Diet 

To see real health benefits, the recommended turkey tail mushroom dosage of 2,000 mg should be consumed daily. If capsules aren’t your preferred way to consume supplements, Om Mushroom offers additional ways—such as powders, drink mixes, and gummies—to conveniently incorporate turkey tail mushrooms into your daily health routine.     

Om Mushroom offers products created from functional, whole food, organic mushrooms that have life-changing health benefits. Our products contain the recommended turkey tail mushroom dosage to enhance your body’s natural immune functions. 


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  2. https://ommushrooms.com/blogs/blog/how-the-immune-system-works
  3. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/244889954_A_Turkey_Tails_Polysaccharide_as_an_Immunochemotherapy_Agent_in_Cancer
  4. https://ommushrooms.com/blogs/blog/what-is-mycelium
  5. https://ommushrooms.com/pages/shop 

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Functional mushroom products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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