Medicinal mushrooms and mushroom extracts are used worldwide to help fight cancer and to help enhance and modulate the immune response of both people and animals. Used for thousands of years in traditional herbalism and Chinese medicine, medicinal mushrooms are now being studied by researchers around the globe for their pharmacological potential in helping treat cancer, boosting the immune system, helping with digestive problems and more.
“The mounting evidences from various research groups across the globe, regarding anti-tumor application of mushroom extracts unarguably make it a fast-track research area worth mass attention.” – (Patel and Goyal, 2012)
NHV’s mushroom blend contains 5 species of mushrooms, which have a long history of use, are well studied, and have been credited with having success against cancer as well as having anti-oxidant, hypocholesterolemic, anti-tumor, immunomodulatory, anti-allergic, nephroprotective, anti-microbial, prebiotic, immunostimulating, anti-inflammatory, cardiovascular, and anti-diabetic properties. Natures Immuno contains:
- Turkey Tail Mushrooms
- Cordyceps Mushroom
- Reishi Mushroom
- Shiitake Mushroom
- Agaricus Mushroom
In order to provide your dog with the most benefit from these medicinal mushroom, NHV's mushroom blend is in liquid form, which helps increase the bioavailability (ability of your dog’s body to readily absorb the medicinal properties) is increased.
Below is a non-exhaustive list of all the ways Natures Immuno Mushroom Blend can help your dog’s health:
- Boosting the immune system
- Fighting against viral infections
- Anti-cancer and anti-tumor support
- Helping with heart and cardiovascular health
- Aiding in liver health
- Aiding in kidney health
- Aid for diabetes in dogs
- Aiding in endocrine health of dogs
- Helping Fight against chronic infections in dogs
- Helping to improve your dog’s energy
To be taken twice daily.
Determine your pet’s weight and then use the easy chart below to determine the correct dose. You can safely double the recommended dosage.
Pet's Weight Dosage
0 - 15 lb 0.5 mL
16 - 30 lb 1.0 mL
31 - 45 lb 1.5 mL
46 - 60 lb 2.0 mL
61 - 75 lb 2.5 mL
Over 75 lb 3.0 mL
For small animals (rabbits, ferrets), avians and reptiles use 1 drop for every 2 lb of body weight.
How to Administer
Shake well before use. The easiest method is to use the dropper provided and place the drops into your pet’s food or favorite treat. You can also use the dropper and squirt directly into the pet’s mouth. Some pets can be finicky, if this occurs consider hiding the drops in foods most pet’s love such as fish, chicken, yogurt, or a favorite treat. If your pet only eats dry food then soak a few kibbles at feeding time.
For Best Results
Herbal dietary supplements are beneficial to the health and well-being of your pet and are safe for long-term use. Every pet responds to natural herbal supplements differently, therefore it is important to be consistent and administer the product daily. Supplements generally take two to four weeks to take effect, however this will vary from one animal to the next.
All NHV Natural Pet Products are pure herbal extracts and contain no artificial additives, preservatives or coloring. Shelf life after opening is 6 months and must be refrigerated after opening.
Turkey Tail mushroom is native to Asia, North America and Europe. It has a long history of use in traditional herbalism and is currently being studied for its health benefits, including its value in fighting cancer. Research has shown that Turkey Tail is beneficial for many types of cancer as it contains properties that help fight cancer cells while helping to strengthen the immune system. Turkey tail has shown to beneficial in spleen and liver hemangiosarcoma in dogs. It is also useful for heart health, lowering cholesterol, digestive issues, and skin problems.
Cordyceps mushroom is very rich in phytonutrients. Research has indicated that these mushrooms demonstrate anti-tumor, immune enhancing and hypoglycemic activity. It has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-tumor, anti-cancer, antimetastatic, antimicrobial, and antiviral properties. It is very useful for diabetes as it helps lower blood sugar. Coredyceps also help enhance lymphocyte activity, which boosts the immune system.
Reishi mushroom has been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine. It helps detoxify the blood, helps lower cholesterol and reduces blood pressure. It is also beneficial for the lymphatic system, which helps with a dog’s immunity.
Shiitake mushroom is a popular ingredient in cooking and is highly valued in traditional herbalism for its immune stimulating properties. It helps reduce fat in the liver, helps lower cholesterol, and is beneficial for heart health as it aids in reducing plaque in the arteries. Shiitake may help inhibit growth of leukemia cells. Shiitake is also a good source of protein, vitamins and minerals.
Agaricus mushroom is cultivated widely for dietary supplements and culinary purposes. Agaricus is useful for bone health, and helps with insulin production and helps with liver function. Agaricus is considered an adaptogen, which helps combat stress and supports the endocrine functions. This mushroom is currently used in Japan as an adjunctive with chemotherapy treatments.