Coriolus Mushroom

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What other names is Coriolus Mushroom known by?

Bolet à Couleurs Variées, Bolet Versicolore, Boletus versicolor, Champignon Coriolus, Champignon de Queue de Dinde, Coriolus, Coriolus versicolor, Hongo Coriolus, Kawaratake, Krestin, Polypore à Couleurs Variées, Polypore Versicolor, Polyporus Versicolor, Polysaccharide-K, Polysaccharide Krestin, Polysaccharide Peptide, Polysaccharopeptide, Polystictus versicolor, PSK, PSP, Trametes versicolor, Turkey Tail, Yun Zhi, Yun-Zhi (cloud mushroom).

What is Coriolus Mushroom?

Coriolus mushroom is a fungus. People use the fruiting body and other parts for medicine.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Cancer when used with chemotherapy regimens (when PSK products isolated from coriolus mushroom are used).

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Boosting immune function, herpes, chronic fatigue syndrome, hepatitis, lung disorders, body building, ringworm, skin infections (impetigo), urinary and digestive tract infections, poor appetite, and other uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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