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coriolus mushrooms and the immune system

Posted by Jonathan Chamberlain on January 10, 2011

There is an enormous amount of information on cancer on this website – and in my two cancer books – see

Coriolus mushrooms and the Immune system

Ralph Moss reports: A study by scientists at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre looked at the ability of a number of substances to induce immune reactions in laboratory mice. They found the following to have consistently significant activity

(1) Coriolus mushroom extracts (especially PSK);

(2) Alcohol extract of astragalus;

(3) yeast β-glucan; and (to a lesser extent)

(4) Maitake mushrooms.

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