What is Lion’s Mane?
Lion’s Mane Mushroom, also known as Hericium erinaceus, hou tou gu or yamabushitake, are large white, shaggy mushrooms that resemble a lion’s mane as they grow. Lion’s Mane Mushrooms have been used in several Asian countries for its culinary and medicinal properties. Their extracts are often used in over-the-counter health supplements.
Lion’s Mane Benefits: The Power of Lion’s Mane
Brain Health & Power
Chronic inflammation and oxidative stress are believed to be at the root of many modern illnesses, including heart disease, cancer and autoimmune disorders. In fact, one study examining the antioxidant abilities of 14 different mushroom species found that lion’s mane extract had the fourth highest antioxidant activity and recommended it be considered a good dietary source of antioxidants.1
Mental Focus & Clarity
Lion’s Mane extract is an extremely powerful catalyst for brain cell regeneration and mental optimization.2 It has also been shown to assist in alleviating brain fog, decrease anxiety, and increase mental alertness.
Research also shows that these extremely versatile mushrooms are rich in fungal polysaccharides, which are shown to have immuno-modulating properties that may help reduce the impact of chronic illnesses.3
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1 Abdullah, N., Ismail, S. M., Aminudin, N., Shuib, A. S., & Lau, B. F. (2012). Evaluation of Selected Culinary-Medicinal Mushrooms for Antioxidant and ACE Inhibitory Activities. Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM, 2012, 464238. https://doi.org/10.1155/2012/464238
2 Lai, P. L., Naidu, M., Sabaratnam, V., Wong, K. H., David, R. P., Kuppusamy, U. R., Abdullah, N., & Malek, S. N. (2013). Neurotrophic properties of the Lion’s mane medicinal mushroom, Hericium erinaceus (Higher Basidiomycetes) from Malaysia. International journal of medicinal mushrooms, 15(6), 539–554. https://doi.org/10.1615/intjmedmushr.v15.i6.30
3 Hou, Y., Ding, X., & Hou, W. (2015). Composition and antioxidant activity of water-soluble oligosaccharides from Hericium erinaceus. Molecular medicine reports, 11(5), 3794–3799. https://doi.org/10.3892/mmr.2014.3121
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