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Lion's Mane Mushroom Extract Powder (1kg / 35oz)

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Lion's Mane Complex (min. 20% polysaccharides, 1.5% terpenes)
Hou Tou Gu (Hericium erinaceus) pure mycelium alcohol extract (liquid fermentation) / fruiting body alcohol extract / fruiting body hot-water extract combination (cultivated fruiting body)

Lion's mane mushroom (Hericium erinaceus) is a unique-looking fungus that has gained popularity in recent years for its potential health benefits. Some of the reported health benefits of Lion's Mane are:

  • Cognitive Function: Lion's mane is often touted for its potential to support cognitive function and brain health. Some studies have suggested that lion's mane may stimulate the growth of nerve cells, enhance neuroplasticity, and promote the production of nerve growth factor (NGF), a protein essential for the growth and maintenance of neurons. These effects may have implications for memory, learning, and overall cognitive function. Lion's mane is sometimes considered a nootropic, a substance that may improve cognitive function.

  • Nervous System Health: The nerve growth factor (NGF) stimulating properties of lion's mane may also be beneficial for individuals with neurodegenerative conditions, such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. However, more research is needed to establish its effectiveness in treating these conditions.

  • Mood and Mental Health: Some people believe that lion's mane may have a positive impact on mood and mental health. While research in this area is limited, there is some anecdotal evidence to suggest that lion's mane may help reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression.

  • Digestive Health: Lion's mane contains compounds that may support digestive health. It may help protect the mucous lining of the stomach and promote the growth of beneficial gut bacteria. This could have implications for individuals with digestive disorders, such as gastritis or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

  • Immune System Support: Lion's mane contains bioactive compounds, including polysaccharides, that may stimulate the immune system. Some research suggests that lion's mane can enhance the activity of white blood cells and improve the body's ability to defend against infections.

  • Antioxidant Properties: Lion's mane is a source of antioxidants, such as beta-glucans and phenolic compounds, which help protect cells from oxidative stress and reduce inflammation. These antioxidant properties may have implications for overall health and the prevention of chronic diseases.

  • Nerve Regeneration: Some animal studies have indicated that lion's mane may support nerve regeneration and recovery after injuries to the nervous system.

  • Cardiovascular Health: Limited research suggests that lion's mane may have a positive effect on cardiovascular health by reducing risk factors such as cholesterol levels and blood pressure.

*While there is promising research on the health benefits of lion's mane mushrooms, more studies are needed to confirm these effects in humans. Additionally, individual responses to lion's mane mushrooms can vary, and they should not be used as a replacement for medical treatments. If you have specific health concerns or conditions, it's advisable to consult with a healthcare professional before incorporating lion's mane mushrooms or any other dietary supplements into your regimen. These statements are not approved by the FDA and are not included to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease.