Turkey tail mushroom grows on stumps and the decomposing wood of trees. The PSP and PSK in turkey tail mushroom might help slow cancer growth and boost the immune system.
People use turkey tail mushroom to improve response to cancer medicines and radiation. It is also used for muscle strength, fatigue, UTIs, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
Uses & Effectiveness
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Special Precautions and Warnings
Be cautious with this combination
Cyclophosphamide interacts with TURKEY TAIL MUSHROOM
PSP, a chemical found in turkey tail mushroom, might change how quickly cyclophosphamide is removed from the body. This might alter how effective it is, and cause more side effects.
Be watchful with this combination
Medications changed by the liver (Cytochrome P450 2C9 (CYP2C9) substrates) interacts with TURKEY TAIL MUSHROOM
Some medications are changed and broken down by the liver. PSP, a chemical found in turkey tail mushroom, might change how quickly the liver breaks down these medications. This could change the effects and side effects of these medications.