Coriolus Mushroom

How does Coriolus Mushroom work?

Coriolus contains polysaccharide peptide (PSP) and polysaccharide-K (PSK, krestin), which may have antitumor and immune stimulating effects.

Are there safety concerns?

Coriolus mushroom is possibly safe for most people. There are no reported side effects of coriolus mushroom. However, people who have received chemotherapy and PSK (which is isolated from coriolus mushroom) experienced nausea, low white blood cell counts, and liver problems. It is unclear if these side effects were due to the chemotherapy or PSK.

Do not use coriolus mushroom if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Dosing considerations for Coriolus Mushroom.

The following doses have been studied in scientific research:

BY MOUTH:
  • For cancer, in addition to chemotherapy: 3 grams of PSK, the ingredient that is thought to fight cancer, is taken daily.

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