MadTrav | Turkey Tail Extracts | Mushroom Tinctures


Turkey Tail (Trametes versicolor) Dual Extract Tincture is a best-quality, liquid version, concentrated mushroom supplement that can be taken each day to support your immune system and for general health. It is one of the most researched medicinal mushrooms Thanks to its ability to promote immune function, fight disease and tumours. It is also used as an adjunct for treatments involving chemotherapy and radiotherapy. The Turkey Tail that goes into our tincture is grown from scratch and extracted on-site here at Isle of Wight Mushrooms and is a supplement that you can take each day by adding a few droppers to whatever food or drink you’re having or you can simply take it off the spoon.

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Our products are made using only the best possible ingredients and that is why we produce all our Turkey Tail on-site. With us you get a Dual Extract Tincture made using 100% mushroom fruiting bodies, grown by us, and extracted using locally produced alcohol then freshly distilled water, hence a dual extraction *. This gives you a guarantee of quality and provenance which is unavailable in many imported products on the market. We use only natural methods, environmentally friendly packaging and no chemical inputs of any kind.

Turkey Tail is packed with antioxidants, powerful flavonoids and more than 35 phenols, which help to improve stamina and support gut health, and has has been used traditionally either as a tea or an extract to dispel phlegm (tumours) and improve the Qi (energy). Do not use it as a replacement therapy for cancer. Turkey tail can be used as an adjunct with other therapies. Consult with your doctor, especially when you take Turkey Tail with other medication. Please do not take medical advice from our or any other website.

Suggested Dose: Take 0.5ml (10 drops) to 2ml (40 drops) once a day
The product is not intended to treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease and is not a substitute for a balanced diet

  • Do not exceed the suggested dose
  • Take it with your favourite drink or directly under the tongue
  • Only to be taken orally
  • Do not use for infants or children
  • Do not use for animals
  • Keep out of reach of young children
  • Do not use during pregnancy

*Final product contains ALCOHOL

Questions and answers about Turkey Tail and Reishi from the National Institute of cancer

Suggested Benefits

We are not making any medical claims but instead offering the best version of a tincture extract which is made by us. We recommend you research the potential health benefits of Turkey Tail online and any possible contraindications. It is a good idea with any new supplement, to consult with your own medical practitioner if you are unsure about taking it, particularly if you are taking other medication or have an existing medical condition.

Lung Cancer
A systematic review in 2015 suggested that Turkey Tail may improve immune function and reduces symptoms of, and extend survival time in lung cancer patients.

A clinical trial, led by K W Tsang of the Department of Medicine at the University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong titled “Coriolus versicolor polysaccharide peptide slows progression of advanced non-small cell lung cancer“, suggests that treatment with Coriolus versicolor appears to be associated with slower deterioration in patients with advanced

A Chinese study in 2015 demonstrated how one protein-bound beta glucan in Turkey Tail can be a potent anti-obesity component.

Breast Cancer
A study in 2012, led  by Carolyn J. Torkelson of the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, titled “Phase 1 Clinical Trial of Trametes versicolor in Women with Breast Cancer“, suggests that Coriolus versicolor is a safe immunotherapy for breast cancer patients that may correct radiotherapy-related immune defects.

A study led by Chun-Kwok Wong, from the Department of Chemical Pathology of the Chinese University of Hong Kong at the Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong with the title “Immunomodulatory activities of Yunzhi and Danshen in post-treatment breast cancer patients“, suggests that Coriolus versicolor could be beneficial for promoting immunological function in post-treatment of breast cancer patients.

An in vitro study led by Tomasz Jędrzejewski, in 2020 demonstrated that Turkey Tail disrupts tumour cell communication.
The title of the study is “Protein-Bound Polysaccharides from Coriolus Versicolor Fungus Disrupt the Crosstalk Between Breast Cancer Cells and Macrophages through Inhibition of Angiogenic Cytokines Production and Shifting Tumour-Associated Macrophages from the M2 to M1 Subtype“.

Another in vitro study from 2020, led by Małgorzata Pawlikowska, from the ‘Department of Immunology, Faculty of Biological and Veterinary Sciences, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland’, called “Protein-Bound Polysaccharides from Coriolus Versicolor Induce RIPK1/RIPK3/MLKL-Mediated Necroptosis in ER-Positive Breast Cancer and Amelanotic Melanoma Cells”  provided novel insights into the effects of Turkey Tail on ER-positive breast cancer cells.

A case report by Paul Stamets from 2012

Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)
A Singaporean study in 2017 demonstrated that Coriolus versicolor improved quality of life, but did not increase life span in palliative care for HCC.

Oral Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
A randomised controlled trial in France in 2014 proved that a combination of Coriolus versicolor and Reishi reduced the prevalence of HPV by 88%

Vegan friendly 50ml bottle.

Ingredients: Trametes versicolor (fruiting body only) 10,000mg, Pure grain alcohol, Distilled water

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