Lion’s Mane (Hericium Erinaceus) 10:1 Concentrated Extract Powder
Lion’s Mane (Hericium Erinaceus) is an edible fungi used for thousands of years as a natural treatment for memory, mood, cancer and Alzheimer’s disease
(Lion’s Mane Mushroom)
10:1 Concentrated Extract Powder – 2oz
Hericium Erinaceus or “The Monkey Head Mushroom” is most commonly known as Lion’s Mane Mushroom. Lion’s Mane has long been treasured as an important tonic and edible fungi in China & Japan for thousands of years.
Clinical research has demonstrated the enormous health benefits Medicinal Mushrooms provide. Lion’s Mane Mushrooms are yet another excellent species of edible fungi which include many of the same compounds as other medicinal mushrooms, whilst also containing unique properties which promote healthy brain function, heal and regenerate nerve tissue, cognitive function and muscular coordination.
Lion’s Mane may be one of the most effective products to protect against a number of diseases.
The Health Benefits of Hericium Erinaceus
Lion’s Mane has been known to
- Improve Memory
- Fight Dementia
- Alleviate mood, anxiety and depression
- Stimulate our natural production of Nerve Growth Factor (NGF)
- Strengthen the immune system
- Stimulate the digestive system
- Protect against cancer
- Regulate blood sugar and cholesterol levels
Lion’s Mane-A Natural Cure And Preventative Against Dementia?
According to the BBC at least one in three of us may be affected by Alzheimer’s disease. It is often seen as an irreversible disease, with symptoms including memory loss and confusion.
Lion’s Mane Mushrooms have long been studied on both their unique neuroprotective and regenerative properties, which are extremely beneficial to patients with Alzheimer’s, but also to those who want to protect against neurodegenerative diseases.
Lion’s Mane have been found to have the rare ability to boost our natural production of Nerve Growth Factor (NGF), which help to stimulate nerve regeneration; slowing the onset and reversing Alzheimer’s & neurological conditions.
Lion’s Mane is able to naturally cross the blood-brain barrier which may help brain development and the maintenance and survival of critical sensory neurons.
What Is Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) ?
Nerve growth factor (NGF) is a protein found throughout the body which is critical for the normal growth, repair and regeneration of specific nerve cells (neurons). Nerve growth factor helps to stimulate the health and normal functioning of the brain and nervous system.
Lion’s Mane has been found to help to stimulate our own natural production of Nerve Growth Factor, causing our neurons to actually regrow.
What are Lion’s Mane Mushrooms?
Hericium Erinaceus is found in Asia, North America and parts of Europe and it’s unusual appearance has led it to be called, amongst others, “The Monkey Head Mushroom”. Lion’s Mane is often grown in the wild on dead trees, such as oak and beech. It is an edible fungus, naturally rich in minerals, amino acids, polypeptides, fatty acids, and immune enhancing polysaccharides.
Medicinal Herbal Mushrooms have long been used in Asia as an effective means to battle aging, cancer, inflammation and immune disorders.
Hericium Erinaceus has often been prescribed in Traditional Chinese Medicine as a Qi (Energy) Tonic to treat digestive disorders, ulcers, gastrointestinal illnesses and to stimulate a healthy metabolism. Lion’s Mane is extremely safe, and known to benefit all five organs.
The exciting research, however, is focused on the ability of Lion’s Mane Mushroom to treat neurodegenerative diseases; including Dementia, Parkinson’s Disease, and Multiple Sclerosis.
Lion’s Mane And Healthy Brain Function
Lion’s Mane has been found to have a positive effect on memory, learning ability, reducing free radical damage and reversing beta amyloid production. Lion’s Mane is also an excellent antioxidant; stimulating the body’s own production of antioxidants to prevent free radical damage to healthy cells caused by various stresses and strains.
- A study in Japan showed that Hericium Erinaceus (Lion’s Mane Mushroom) had neuroprotective effects in Mice who were fed the mushroom for 14 days. The mice fed with Lion’s Mane Mushroom had greater mental capacity, recall ability and reduction in beta amyloid plaques in the brain (beta amyloid plaques are thought to be one of the markets of Alzheimer’s disease, as they are involved with the degeneration of nerve tissue and inflammation in the brain).
- A trial in 2009 of 50-80 year old Japanese Men with mild cognitive impairment was conducted to determine the effectiveness of Yamabushitake (Hericium Erinaceus). After 14 days of consuming Yamabushitake powder, the subjects were found to have a significant improvement in their cognitive impairment for as long as they consumed the mushroom.
Lion’s Mane- A Natural Treatment For Stress, Depression And Anxiety?
Lion’s Mane may protect us from memory loss, but a recent report by The Huffington Post suggested that the edible fungi may also help to boost our mood.
It can help to calm the nervous system; thus improving focus, concentration and memory.
A study in 2010 revealed that thirty females who consumed Hericium Erinaceus for 4 weeks experienced a reduction in feelings of depression and anxiety. The subjects were less irritable and had improved concentration levels.
Lion’s Mane For Cancer Treatment?
Hericium has long been used in Tradional Chinese Medicine to treat various forms of cancer, especially those affecting the digestive system.
Research from The Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry revealed that mice that were fed Hericium Erinaceus had a reduction in cancerous tumor size. The study implies that Lion’s Mane Mushroom may treat cancer due to its ability to stimulate the immune system’s natural ability to destroy killer cancer cells.
How Our Lion’s Mane (Hericium Erinaceus) Extract Is Prepared
We supply the highest quality Hericium Erinaceus
Our Lion’s Mane is a 10:1 concentrated extract, meaning over TEN POUNDS of whole Lion’s Mane have been carefully concentrated into one pound of extract .
Our Hericium Erinaceus extract is 100% water soluble, meaning that it is well absorbed by the body.
Ingredients: Premium Lion’s Mane (Hericium Erinaceus) fruiting body 10:1 Concentrated extract powder –
Directions: 1/2 – 1 teaspoon taken alone, or added to your favourite elixirs, teas, coffee, or smoothies.
What Our Customers Are Saying
Noemie Rimmer, United Kingdom
“I have discovered Lion’s Mane last night… and I must say: I’m completely in love!
I think it’s my favorite Chinese tonic herb and already in my top 5 favorite herbs. It’s amazing! I can’t have enough of it… as a drink, in porridge (along with pine pollen)… I feel like adding it in everything! It’s got amazing properties as well”
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