Red Belted Polypore (Fomitopsis pinicola) Mushroom Tincture - 1 oz
The Red Belted Polypore Mushroom or Red Belted Conk is a polypore mushroom that grows in old and second-growth forests of the Pacific Northwest. Closely related to the Reishi Ganoderma Polypore mushroom and other conks, Red Belts are similarly rich in beta glucans and branch polysaccharides. Studies have shown that these constituents may have powerful modulating effect on the immune system as well as many other beneficial health properties. Energetically cooling and bitter, and they may be used as bitters to support digestion. Gathered and prepared in the Medicine Way, our extraction is made from freshly dried Red Belts wildcrafted in Western Oregon.. This is a dual extraction, first tinctured with 100 proof vodka, strained off, then made into a strong decoction with purified water and mixed 50/50. i use this as a medicinal mushroom but also as a Spirit Medicine to calm the SHEN and connect with the forest within. Like Reishi, it can be added to your tea session to enhance relaxation and mitigate effects of caffeine.