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1. Reishi Mushrooms

Reishi mushrooms are known as the mushrooms of immortality. They have anti-tumor effects, anti-inflammatory, anti-viral and immune-stimulating properties. This makes them great for boosting overall health. In dogs, reishi mushrooms can …

* Help improve heart health

* Improve immune system function

* Improve liver function

* Inhibit antihistamine release

* Improve endurance

* Help relieve pain

Reishi mushrooms are typically used to treat:

* Cancer

* Heart disease

* Arthritis

* Allergies

* Viral upper respiratory tract infections

* Compromised immune systems

Related: How do you find the best reishi mushrooms? Find out here …


2. Shiitake Mushrooms

Shiitake mushrooms have 30 different enzymes and 10 amino acids. They also have minerals like calcium, zinc, magnesium, iron and selenium. And that makes them really impressive when it comes to your dog’s health (and your own for that matter). They stimulate white blood cells and improve circulation. They can also inhibit tumor growth and lower cholesterol. Use shiitake mushrooms to:

* Reduce the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation

* Treat Cushing’s disease

* Help soothe bronchial inflammation

* Regulate urinary incontinence

* Reduce allergy symptoms


Shiitake “Detox” Broth

Make this broth for your dog and feed it during or after a fast, or if your dog isn’t eating well. You’ll need …

* 5 dried shiitake mushrooms

* 1 beef bone

* ¼ cup daikon or beet root

* ¼ cup carrot

* 1 tsp sea salt

* ¼ cup celery

* ½ tsp turmeric powder

To make the broth …

* Soak dried mushrooms to rehydrate in 1 cup of cold water overnight

* Put bone, veggies, salt and turmeric in soup pot with 4 cups of water

* Bring to a boil them simmer covered for about an hour

* Add the mushrooms and water you soaked them in, simmer another hour, then remove from the heat

Give your dog 1 tsp to a tablespoon every few hours when he’s not eating.

3. Maitake Mushrooms

Maitake means “dancing mushroom” in Japanese. These mushrooms are known to stimulate t-cells, inhibit tumor growth and lower cholesterol. Maitake mushrooms are good for:

* Preventing cancer 

* Supporting the body during chemotherapy and other cancer treatment

* Helping manage diabetes 

* Supporting dogs with liver problems


4. Turkey Tail Mushrooms

Turkey tail mushrooms are full of beta-glucan polysaccharides. These are the essential sugars in the body that aid in activating the immune system. This can help protect the body from infection and fight off disease. 

A recent study done by the Veterinary School at the University of Penn State looked at dogs with hemangiosarcoma. This is a common cancer found almost exclusively in dogs. Dogs treated with a compound derived from the turkey tail mushroom had the longest survival times ever reported for dogs with the disease. But these mushrooms are good for more than cancer. Turkey tail mushrooms can:

* Help heal pulmonary disorders

* Treat the inflammation of th