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Maitake

Description

Maitake (Grifola frondosa) is commonly known as Hen of the Woods or the Dancing Mushroom. It was highly valued in Japanese and Chinese traditional medicine for the support of the immune system.* During Japan’s feudal era, Maitake was used as currency; the daimyo, or provincial nobles, would exchange Maitake for its weight in silver from the shogun, the military ruler of Japan. This is a perennial fungus that grows in…

 

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Products Containing Maitake

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    Cellular Immune Support*

    Supports foundational wellness*

    A healthy immune system is the foundation for overall wellness. Mushroom fruiting bodies contain polysaccharides that are known to support the immune system at the cellular level.* Cellular Immune Support combines four pure, potent Mushrooms — Maitake, Reishi, Chaga and Cordyceps — with deep immune-supporting Herbs like Astragalus, Turmeric and Schisandra.* Cellular Immune Support is formulated to be taken daily to support whole-body wellness.*

    Herbs:  Astragalus, Chaga, Cordyceps, Maitake, Reishi, Schisandra, Turmeric

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    Daily Immune Response*

    Supports daily immune wellness*

    Staying healthy throughout the year can be a challenge, especially when stress wears you down and makes you vulnerable. Promoting healthy immune health should be a daily routine. Daily Immune Response* provides a combination approach to daily immune support with a formula blending herbal extracts of Echinacea, Astragalus and Larch with Maitake mushroom extract.*

    Herbs:  Astragalus, Echinacea Purpurea Aerial Parts, Maitake

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