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- Made with organic turkey tail
- Supports immune defense†
- Supports immune system balance†
- Vegan-friendly formula
- Adults take one tablet once daily with water or your favorite beverage
- Form: Tablet
- Serving Size: 1 tablet
- # of Servings Per Container: 30
- Product Weight 1.3 oz
Turkey tail mushroom has a long history of use in traditional herbalism, including its use in Chinese healthful teas for thousands of years. The Japanese call it kawaritake, or cloud mushrooms, and its cloud-like image is a symbol of “longevity and health, spiritual attunement and infinity.” It’s for these reasons and more that we created our Turkey Tail tablet, harnessing this powerful mushroom to support immune defense and immune system balance.†
Organic Turkey Tail Mushroom Extract
A beneficial mushroom with a long history of use in Asia among practitioners of traditional Chinese herbalism.
Full List of Ingredients
Organic Turkey Tail (Trametes versicolor) Mushroom Extract
Other ingredients: Organic maltodextrin, organic gum acacia, organic Copernicia cerifera wax, organic agave inulin, organic guar gum, organic sunflower lecithin, organic glycerin, organic rice hull concentrate.
Servings Per Container:
|Amount Per Serving:||% Daily Value|
|Organic Turkey Tail (Trametes versicolor) Mushroom Extract||1g||+|
% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Daily Value not established.
A formulation more than 2,000 years in the making and built using the TCM (Traditional Chinese Method) of formulation, Turkey Tail Immune System Balance Tablets brings a holistic approach to your wellness routine. Using the traditional Chinese approach to wellness, the aim is to tap into centuries-old ingredients and practices to support the body as a complete system rather than separate organs.
When it comes to our ingredients, we didn’t second-guess choosing organic. Why? Because nearly 20 percent of the 17,000+ pesticides in use today are known as systemic pesticides—and are actually taken up inside the plant. Our ingredients are grown without prohibited pesticides, residues and harsh chemicals.
Turkey Tail Immune System Balance Tablets feature select ingredients with a wide range of health benefits, including to support healthy immune system balance and a healthy immune defense.†
How to Use
Giving your immune system a little extra support is as easy as taking one tablet daily with a glass of water or your favorite beverage.
Your diet can work for immune system health, too! Focus on a nutrient-dense diet that’s packed with phytonutrients and anti-inflammatory foods, while avoiding anything overly processed.
Pairs Well With
If it’s immune system support you want, try our SBO Probiotics - Ultimate for prebiotic, probiotic, and postbiotic support for gut and immune health.
Frequently Asked Questions
Dr. Axe Answers
Ancient Nutrition co-founder, chiropractor, clinical nutritionist and certified doctor of natural medicine is here to answer your questions!
When should I use this product?
There’s no right or wrong time to take a turkey tail mushroom supplement. The key is consistency. Find a time of day that works best for you, and make it a part of your daily routine.
Who is this product intended for?
This product is intended for adults looking to naturally support immune defense and immune system balance.†
How much should I take?
The listed serving suggestion is to take 1 tablet daily with 8 ounces of water or your favorite beverage.
Is this product Vegan?
Yes, these tablets contain no animal products.
What is TCM?
The Traditional Chinese Method (TCM) is a system of wellness that dates back more than 2,000 years and is still practiced today. It works on the belief that Qi (which loosely translates to vital energy and is pronounced chee) is essential for overall health. TCM principles adhere to the idea that proper Qi is needed to keep all systems in balance.
This ties into the concept of yin and yang, defined as opposing but complementary energies. According to TCM, like Qi, yin and yang negatively affect your health when they're out of balance. That being said, a primary goal of TCM involves balancing their equalizing relationship.
One of the ways to do that involves using specific superfoods and herbs. TCM superfoods and superherbs aim to support the overall health of the systems of the body. TCM aims to create balance in the body as a whole to promote wellness and Qi. When the yin and yang aspects of Qi are harmonized and balanced out, a person typically experiences wellbeing.
How is TCM different than Ayurveda?
Both TCM and Ayurveda approach the body in a balancing way. They both address energy flow, circulation and balance in the body. For instance, that energy is referred to as Qi in TCM and prana in Ayurveda.
While there is overlap in some of the botanicals used in both TCM and Ayurveda, each tradition also utilizes specific plants and foods. Ayurveda was born out of India, so often recommends traditional herbs and foods widely available in that region. TCM often focuses on botanicals and fungi more readily available in China. While TCM may utilize more animal products, Ayurveda does tend to recommend more dairy, like ghee, compared to TCM.
In essence, TCM and Ayurveda are different ways to approach wellness and balance from different regions of the world.
Why aren’t your products labeled as being “dairy-free” or “nut free"?
Our products do not contain dairy, grains, nuts or soy; however, they are manufactured in facilities that may carry these allergens. This being said, all of our manufacturing partners are required to have and follow a thorough Allergen Program. The Allergen Program is to prevent the cross contamination of raw materials and processing of finished goods, where allergens may be present. Simply put, when it comes to our products and our suppliers, we follow industry best practices for full transparency and accuracy concerning our products. Therefore, where applicable for our products, we use the wording “made without dairy" and "made without nuts"
What is turkey tail mushroom?
The turkey tail mushroom comes from the Trametes versicolor family, formerly Coriolus versicolor (or “cloud mushroom”). Turkey tail mushrooms grow on dead logs in woodland environments worldwide. Its name is from the brown and tan rings that look like the tail feathers of a turkey.