Bristol Fungarium Turkey Tail Extract Tincture 50ml, triple extracted, 1:4 ratio, UK grown
Sadly we are unable to get this product anymore, this is due to the supplier not being able meet demand. We hope to see this back in stock at some point soon. We have an excellent turkey tail powder which you can find here.
This incredible and unique Turkey Tail extract is made with only the fruiting body of the mushroom. The Turkey Tail mushrooms go through a long growing period to allow them develop their full spectrum of polysaccharides and beta-glucans.
Turkey tail mushroom is said to correct immune deficiencies. Turkey Tail contains the polysaccharide PSK is known to enhance the body’s immune response. Research has confirmed that a daily dose of turkey tail has a positive effect on the immune system, as well as an increase in lymphocyte and natural killer cells.
Ingredients: Dried Turkey Tail Fruiting Body, Purified Water, Organic UK Ethanol
Country of Origin: UK
Scientific name: Trametes Versicolor, Coriolus Versicolor
How are they made?
The dried fruiting body of the mushroom is first slowly simmered at 55C for 30 hours, it is then boiled at 120C in an autoclave for 3 hours. This yields a number of the polysaccharides that are held firmly within the structural chitin walls. It then goes through an organic ethanol extraction at 95% alcohol for 6 weeks to release the triterpenes and acids which are not water soluble. Next the two solutions are mixed, this yields a cloud of polysaccharides as the ethanol briefly forces them out of the solution (it’s quite a beautiful thing to behold…) and finally produces a shelf stable 30% alcohol content.
The dark and cloudy colour of this tincture is an indication that this product has been produced from only the fruiting body, has been expertly extracted and contains high levels of polysaccharides and beta-glucans. Extracts that are pale and crystal clear can be a sign it may be low quality/concentration/extraction.
Extract ratio of this Turkey Tail extract?
The advertised extract ratios for mushroom powders can sometimes be confusing to understand. You may see widely varying ratios like 10:1, 8:1, and even 30:1. What this can often refer to is the total weight of the mushrooms when harvested (say 10kg) compared to the weight of the mushrooms when dried and powdered (say 1kg).
Therefore 10:1 is 10kg of fresh mushrooms = 1kg when dried. However this ratio is not an indication of extract strength, and does not refer to an extract. Be sure to ask about the extraction method and ratio when purchasing mushroom tinctures/powders.
This product boasts a 1:4 ratio once extracted, and this refers to the actual content of Turkey Tail in the bottle.
This mushroom has been brewed for thousands of years as a Chinese medicinal tea. In Japan, turkey tail is used in tandem with conventional cancer treatment to help support the immune system. There are plenty of clinical trials on trametes versicolor, many of which are testing its role in supporting the immune system. Please do your own online research on this amazing mushroom.
At Detox Trading we sell a large range of mushroom products which you can check out here.
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