Mushroom Tinctures

Mushrooms have played a role in personal diets and health for ages. Lots of mushrooms are edible and many are recognized for their amazing health benefits. 

 Why a mushroom tincture? 

-Reishi

  • Immune system support
  • Lower cholesterol and blood pressure
  • Inhibits tumor growth
  • Stress relief

For thousands of years, traditional East Asian medicine have used the fruiting bodies of Ganoderma Fungi (Reishi) for their restorative properties. Over time this species has been given the term “MUSHROOM OF IMMORTALITY” and there is plenty of research to support this claim. It contains a plethora of polysaccharides that promote longevity by boosting the immune system, lowering cholesterol and blood pressure, and manages inflammation. It does not stop there! This “heavy hitter” also contains an incredible amount of a triterpenoid, ganoderic acid, that combats cancer directly by inhibiting tumor growth and eradicating cancerous cells. Other research suggests this species of mushroom also supports healthier nerve function. No wonder why this mushroom is the #1 selling medicinal mushroom on the market! Get your comprehensive immune support with our Reishi mushroom tincture! 

-Lion’s Mane

  • Supports Healthy Brain Function
  • Relieves Anxiety and Depression
  • Enhanced Focus
  • Nerve support 

The Lion's Mane mushroom has a long history of use in traditional medicines, though, not nearly as in depth as the Reishi mushroom. It is thought to have immunomodulating characteristics too, especially for the intestinal system, but the most appealing property is the one associated with the neurological system. Lion’s Mane contains two compounds, hericenones and erinacines, that directly stimulate the regrowth of brain cells and the creation of the nerve growth factor (NGF), a protein in the myelin sheath of nerve cells that is fundamental for healthy neurological function. Other health promoting substances like antioxidants and beta-glucans not only support the nervous system, but help with regulating mood by lowing anxiety and depressional levels. Feel the clarity with our Lion’s Mane mushroom tincture!

How are Little Tree Mushroom Tinctures made?

Little Tree mushroom tinctures are made using a double extraction to ensure the highest potency of bioactive compounds possible. All of our tinctures are made in small batches using wild crafted or organically grown mushrooms. Our technique includes the use of high proof organic cane alcohol and spring water to extract the widest range of immune-boosting, cancer-fighting constituents like polysaccharides and triterpenes.  

What part of the mushroom is used in our tinctures?

We only use the fruiting bodies of mushrooms for our tinctures. The fruiting bodies are finely ground to maximize their surface area, which allows easier penetration of solvents. Our products contain no fillers, like myceliated grain or unnecessary ingredients, to produce pure extracts that contain the greatest amount of beneficial compounds. 

How long will it take to notice the benefits?

Everyone is different when it comes to the way they metabolize food or medications, meaning their reactions to our tinctures will be as well. Our liquid extracts are in the most bioavailable form and can be absorbed very quickly. Some say it only takes a few weeks, while others say a couple of months. Either way, taking the mushrooms for prolonged periods of time will deliver the best long term results. 

Can I use multiple tinctures/ take too much?

There is an abundance of research that suggest medicinal mushrooms are synergistic, meaning they work better together than alone. Each mushroom has different abilities, take a single species for targeted support or combine with others for a more comprehensive result. 

The daily value of this compounds has not yet been established, but what is known is mushrooms, like any other essential foods, can be eaten daily. Take the recommended dose unless instructed otherwise by a health care professional.


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