Host Defense - Chaga
Host Defense - Chaga
Host Defense - Chaga
Host Defense - Chaga
Host Defense - Chaga
Host Defense - Chaga

Host Defense - Chaga

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World famous Paul Stamets, has done the research for you. Discover the power of food as medicine when using these carefully grown and selected medicinal mushroom products.  You may have seen his work in the documentary Fantastic Fungi - and now you can see the benefits for yourself with carefully sourced mushroom products. 

Chaga (Inonotus Obliquus) Capsules

From the manufacturer:

Host Defense is built on Paul Stamets’ visionary research into the power and potential of mushrooms, especially mushroom mycelium, the root-like structures found growing below ground. The power of Host Defense comes from the discovery that the mycelium is the immune system of the mushroom.

Just as mycelium helps to support the immune system of humans, it also supports the health and immunity of the natural habitats where it grows. Mushroom mycelium is a cellular bridge connecting bees, trees, bears, plants and humans to the ecosystems in which they live. Our work is to build a healthier world with the power of mushrooms.

Human Dosing:

Recommended Dose

1g daily, with food or on an empty stomach. Best in the morning or early afternoon

 How long to see results

Medicinal mushrooms are generally used as tonics to support the various systems and organs over time. You may see benefits as soon as 1-2 weeks or you may notice a slower improvement over 2-3 months.


If you have a medical condition, are taking medications, or are pregnant or nursing, consult your healthcare professional before using this product.

Where it is grown:

Pacific NorthWest (Washington State)

Chaga Folklore

The word ‘Chaga‘ is derived from the old Russian word for mushroom, from the language of the indigenous people living near the Ural Mountains. In the 12th century, Tsar Vladimir Monomakh, also known as the Grand Prince of Kievan Rus, was widely known as a Chaga enthusiast. Apparently, this ancient Russian leader used these mushrooms to cure his lip cancer.

Skin and Mucous Membranes

Chaga has traditionally been used to help address issues with epithelial tissue (mostly the skin and the lining of the digestive and respiratory tracts) and this continues into modern times. It seems to impart much of its activity due to a maximum antioxidant support against daily free radical damage,[1,2] thereby protecting cellular DNA.

Intestinal And Respiratory Health

Chaga has been shown in animal studies to decrease intestinal inflammation and balance the local immune response,[3] as well as offer a positive impact on the intestinal microbiome.[4] Chaga has also been shown to help reduce an overactive immune response in the lungs.[5,6]

Host Defense Chaga

Host Defense’s advanced culturing techniques of the mycelium preserve a wide array of full-spectrum constituents and allows for nutrients to be provided in a fully bio-available form. Sustainably grown without adversely affecting the native mycoflora.


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