Fungi Perfecti, Host Defense, Maitake - 120 Veggie Caps

Fungi Perfecti, Host Defense, Maitake - 120 Veggie Caps
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  • Organic Mushrooms
  • Made with U.S. Grown Organic Mushrooms
  • Helps Maintain Healthy Blood Sugar Levels, as Part of Your Diet
  • Dietary Supplement
  • Certified Organic by the Washington State Department of Agriculture
  • Non GMO Project Verified

Found growing in temperate hardwood forests, Maitake has been the subject of studies worldwide and is known for supporting normal cell growth. Rich in 1,3, 1,4 and 1,6 beta-D glucans, Maitake is a delicious, edible species, with a long history of traditional use. 

Host Defense Maitake uses activated, freeze-dried, Certified Organic mycelium and fruitbodies, with a full spectrum of constituents: polysaccharides (beta glucans, arabinoxylane, glucose, xylose, galactose and mannose), glycoproteins, ergosterols, triterpenoids and other myco-nutrients, which are essential for Supporting Natural Immunity.

  • A HEALTHY BALANCE: Maitake helps maintain already healthy blood sugar levels.
  • MYCO-IMMUNITY: Rich with the immune supporting beta-glucans, 1-3, 1-4, and 1-6.
  • CELLULAR SUPPORT: Maitake promotes normal cellular growth and health.
  • WHY MUSHROOMS: Experience natural health-supporting compounds from the original superfood.
  • SUSTAINABLE & CERTIFIED: Our organic mushrooms are sustainably cultivated on our own farm.

Maitake Support for Normal Cell Growth
Host Defense Maitake from Fungi Perfecti is a dietary supplement that provides support for normal cell growth.

Also known as hen of the woods, Maitake (Grifola frondosa) mushrooms are a flattened, stemless mushroom, woody in texture, and used in traditional Chinese medicine because of for their reputed immune-stimulant properties.

Beta Glucans
Maitake are rich in beta-D glucans, or sugars found in the cell walls of fungi, as well as bacteria, yeasts, algae, lichens, and such plants as oats and barley. Beta glucans may help lower blood cholesterol by inhibiting its absorption. They might also help stimulate the immune system by increasing chemicals that lessen the risk of infections.

Maitake mushrooms are a rich source of Vitamin D, an essential vitamin vital for calcium and phosphorous absorption in the bloodstream and skeletal structures.

The mushrooms also contain Niacin, a B-complex vitamin that plays a part in such processes as blood-sugar stabilization, sex hormone production, and maintaining nerve function.

They also contain folates, which help transform carbohydrates to glucose, maintain nerve function, and produce blood cells.

Usually classed as a B vitamin, choline is another ingredient and is needed to break down fat for energy and retain the structural integrity of cell membranes. This micronutrient is involved in nerve signaling and required for kidney, vascular, and liver health.

Maitake mushrooms also contain some important trace minerals, including copper, phosphorus, selenium, and potassium. Phosphorus and copper are needed for bone and tooth formation, and make up tissue in all organs from the brain to the kidneys.

An antioxidant, selenium helps build red blood cells and promotes the production of antibodies. Potassium, which our body requires to make tissues, nerves and proteins, also helps regulate blood pressure and heart contractions.

Each Host Defense Maitake capsule contains 500mg of freeze-dried maitake mycelium.





Suggested Use:
As a dietary supplement, take 2 capsules one per day.
Can be taken with food or without, on an empty stomach or as recommended by your healthcare advisor.

Other Ingredients:
Freeze-dried myceliated brown rice ‡, pullulan (an extra-cellular polysaccharide) 
Certified Organic

Consult your healthcare advisor regarding the use of this product during pregnancy.
Keep out of reach of children.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 2 Vegetarian Capsules
Servings per Container: 60
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Maitake (Grifola Frondosa) Maitake mycelium 900 mg *
Maitake (Grifola Frondosa) fruitbodies 100 mg *
*Daily value not established.
Other Ingredients: Freeze-dried myceliated brown rice ‡, pullulan (an extra-cellular polysaccharide) ‡ Certified Organic