our mushrooms are grown in the U.S.A.
Our mushroom farm is near the Olympic Rainforest in Washington State.
our team maintains chain of custody
- Our skilled team grows every mushroom in every product. This gives us complete control over our raw materials.
our mushrooms are sustainably cultivated
When sourcing mushrooms from the pristine forest, our team leaves the habitat and original mushroom intact and undisturbed. Only a small sample is taken for cultivation in the labs at the farm.
our products are certified organic
We are the best-documented and longest-standing certified organic mushroom company in the U.S.
our mushrooms are genetic matches to species found in the wild
Host Defense uses the “original file” to produce products of exceptional genetic strength and integrity, close to their wild origins which means the active constituents are at very high levels.
our mushrooms and mycelium are harvested at peak efficacy
With over 40 years of experience and knowledge, we know the precise harvest time for each species for optimal activity and efficacy.
our capsules and extracts contain prebiotics for a healthy microbiome*
Our drying method captures sensitive compounds that would be lost through most other drying methods.
our capsules are non-gmo project verified
We are dedicated to building and protecting a non-GMO food supply.
our products have been utilized in clinical and in vitro studies
For example, Host Defense Turkey Tail was chosen for a NIH (National Institutes of Health) study for supporting immune system health.*
our products are recommended by experts
Host Defense products are chosen by physicians, naturopaths and other practitioners for efficacy with their patients.
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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