How Medicinal Mushrooms Help Boost Your Pet’s Immune System

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Medicinal Mushrooms Boost Dog and Cat Immunity

Medicinal mushrooms have been studied and used for centuries.

They have proven useful in so many ways to humans, and now to animals too!

Believe it or not, using mushrooms as medicine dates back to the ancient Egyptians.

And, the Egyptians believed eating mushrooms promoted a long, healthy life.

Likewise, Asian people used mushrooms as medicine thousands of years ago.

Today, scientists are currently studying over 100 different mushroom species.

As a result, we can now reap the amazing health benefits of many different species.

For now, we are going to focus on four main mushroom species.

The top four powerful mushroom species are:

Reishi Mushroom

The Reishi mushroom supports immune function.

Reishi also inhibits the growth of some malignant tumors.

In addition, Reishi mushrooms also:

  • Protect the liver
  • Reduce allergic responsiveness
  • Provide powerful anti-inflammatory effects.

Shiitake Mushroom

The Shiitake mushroom provides the bioactive compound eritadenine.

Also, eritadenine encourages body tissues to absorb cholesterol.

As a result, Shiitake lowers circulating blood cholesterol.

Turkey Tail Mushroom

The  provides a variety of powerful antioxidants.

Turkey tail also boosts the immune system and helps fight certain cancers.

In addition, Turkey Tail helps balance gut bacteria.

Having healthy intestinal bacteria improves overall health and immunity.

Maitake Mushroom

Maitake mushrooms have anticancer, antiviral, and immune-enhancing effects.

They also help control both high blood pressure and blood sugar levels.

How Medicinal Mushrooms Boost Your Pet’s Immune System

Medicinal mushrooms are an excellent immune booster for dogs and cats!

For example, science shows mushrooms have five main health benefits:

  • Enhancing immunity
  • Improving exercise performance
  • Increasing antioxidant activity
  • Managing blood sugar levels
  • Supporting brain health.

All mushrooms provide beta-glucans. Which is really cool! Why? Because, beta-glucans fight inflammation and boost the immune system.

In addition, all mushrooms have certain biochemicals strengthening immune cells’ response to future infections.

Will Medicinal Mushrooms Help Your Pet?

Pets need a strong immune system to be healthy and happy.

In today’s culture, many things weaken your pet immune systems.

Some common culprits are:

  • Genetics
  • Environmental toxins
  • Poor diet and nutrition
  • Loneliness
  • Medications and vaccinations
  • Stress.

Dogs and cats can’t talk, but they can show us their immune systems are weak by the way they act.

For example, signs your pet may suffer from immune deficiency include:

  • Anemia
  • Appetite loss
  • Diarrhea
  • Joint pain
  • Lameness
  • Lethargy
  • Recurring illness
  • Seizures
  • Skin Lesions
  • Weakness
  • Vomiting.

Medicinal mushroom therapy helps pets suffering from:

  • Anorexia
  • Arthritis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic disease or illness
  • Stress
  • Surgery recovery.

You can quickly and easily add powerful mushrooms to your pet’s diet using PET | TAO’s Complement Immune.

For example, Complement Immune combines:

  • Medicinal mushrooms
  • Antioxidant vitamins
  • Antioxidant supplements.

It’s an amazing immune booster for dogs and cats!

What are the Ingredients in Complement Immune?

Complement Immune is full of immune-boosting ingredients!

In fact, Complement Immune supplies:

Of course, immune boosters help all pets. But, some pets need help more than others.

Will Complement Immune Help My Pet?

Complement Immune especially helps pets suffering from:

  • Anorexia
  • Arthritis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic disease or illness
  • Stress
  • Surgery recovery.

Immune boosters also prevent immune system decline during stressful situations.

For example, you could give your pet an immune booster:

  • Before surgery
  • During a stay at the kennel
  • While traveling.

Many pet parents give immune boosters daily as preventative care.

Would you like to try Complement Immune for your pet?

Just stop by our clinic or order online at

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Becki Baumgartner, Certified Master Herbalist

Becki Baumgartner is White Oak Animal Hospital's Certified Master Herbalist. Her passion is helping people find natural solutions for mental, physical, spiritual, and emotional challenges--for themselves and their pets!

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