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Host Defense® – Featured Brand

HostDefenseSusan Brown Health and Wellness Editor

Professional Supplement Center offers Host Defense® Mushrooms™, a line of health-promoting, tried and true quality, efficacious mushrooms with therapeutic effects. Founded by Paul Stamets, D.Sc., a dedicated 40-year mycologist and C. Dusty Yao, an experienced herbalist, Host Defense® functional mushroom products provide a unique array of nutrients and compounds that support natural immunity, mental clarity and nervous system health, as well as a multitude of body systems to promote optimal health. Host Defense® certified organic mushrooms are grown under strictly controlled conditions on their farm in Washington state. Organic growing conditions are maintained to ensure a pure, contaminant-free mushroom harvest. Mushroom fruitbodies and mycelium are sustainably cultivated, protecting wild species and their environments.

Host Defense® maintains complete control over all growing and harvesting processes for their mushroom ingredients. A portion of proceeds is devoted to saving rare strains of mushrooms that dwell within old growth forests. Host Defense highest quality mushroom supplements can be used every day to augment the body’s immune system, support stress and fatigue reduction, deliver enzymes to support digestion and absorption of nutrients and provide support for daily environmental assaults. Products are available in extract, spray, powder and convenient capsule form. All ingredients are USDA Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified, Bee Friendly, Identity Guaranteed, NSF Certified and gluten free.

To see the full line of functional mushroom products from Host Defense®, please visit professionalsupplementcenter.com

Stamets® 7 Mushroom...Stamets® 7 Mushroom Mycelium Powder: Designed by Paul Stamets, this amazing blend of seven activated mushroom species supports natural immunity, peak performance and overall health. Includes cordyceps, reishi, maitake, lion’s mane, chaga, mesima and royal sun blazei certified organic mycelium with a full spectrum of constituents. Also available in capsule and extract form. Non-GMO, gluten free, vegan formulation.

Cordyceps ExtractCordyceps Extract: Used traditionally to enhance strenuous high altitude activities, cordyceps supports higher endurance levels through increased oxygen uptake. Cordyceps supports energy and stamina, promotes healthy kidney, liver and nervous system function and has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and immune enhancing properties. Also available in capsule and powder form. Organic, Non-GMO, gluten free formulation.

MycoBotanicals BrainMycoBotanicals® Brain & Body™ Powder: This product blends reishi and lion’s mane activated mushroom mycelium with turmeric, ginger, cinnamon and black pepper providing broad spectrum benefits for digestive, immune, heart, brain and whole body health. Organic, Non-GMO, gluten free formulation.

ReishiReishi (capsules): Well known for supporting general wellness, vitality and longevity, this formula provides a full spectrum of constituents essential for supporting natural immunity, energy and stamina, a healthy stress response and overall wellness. Also available in extract form. Organic, Non-GMO, gluten free, vegetarian formulation.

Featured Brand: Host Defense

Host Defense logoBy Susan Brown

Paul Stamets, founder of Host Defense, is a mycologist and the author of six books on mushroom cultivation and identification, including the definitive text, “Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms.”  As a certified organic food producer with over 35 years of experience, Paul is considered the world leader in functional food mushroom research. 

Host Defense cultivates the mushrooms that are found in all their products and as such has complete control over their raw materials.  Mushrooms are harvested at the precise time to ensure capturing the full spectrum of nutrients at peak performance levels. 

Throughout history mushrooms have been used as functional foods and medicines.  Worldwide, they provide macro- and micro-nutrients, while simultaneously conferring benefits to multiple bodily systems.

All of their mushroom supplements are:

  • Certified Organic by the Washington State  Department of Agriculture
  • Full spectrum of active constituents
  • Grown and processed in the USA
  • Purity assured
  • Free of GMOs, pesticides and other contaminants  
  • Sustainably cultivated under strictly controlled laboratory conditions
  • P Value®  Certified for maximum growth
  • Freeze dried to preserve nutrients
Turkey TailTurkey Tail – Predominant in woodlands throughout the world, Turkey Tail is one of the best-documented mushrooms in scientific research.  With a wide spectrum of beneficial properties, Turkey Tail has unique polysaccharides that support the immune system.
Cordyceps Extract
Cordyceps Extract – Long used by Himalayan people to support strenuous, high altitude activities, professional athletes have discovered support for increased oxygen intake and higher endurance levels. 
Chaga Extract
Chaga Extract  Chaga is a unique species that has been used for centuries and is treasured worldwide for its health-enhancing and anti-oxidant properties. 
CordyChi Extract
Cordychi Extract – Containing a uniquely balanced bend of Cordyceps and Reishi, Cordychi offers the benefit of supporting energy and oxygen uptake with cellular nutrients. 
Stamets 7 Extract
Stamets 7 Extract – A unique blend, designed by Paul Stamets, this functional food multiple helps maintain peak performance and health.  This product contains a full spectrum of constituents essential for supporting natural immunity.