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Learn about Lion’s Mane

Botanical name: Hericium erinaceus
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Lion’s Mane mushroom actually looks a bit like a white pom-pom, and it’s botanical name translates to ‘hedgehog’. It has been used traditional in China for hundreds of years, prescribed for many ailments including stomach problems and cancer prevention. It is known to increase the strength of the immune system, helping the body ward of sickness and stay healthy. Recent studies have found it to have antioxidant effects, reduce blood lipid and blood glucose levels, to increase cognition and memory, reduce anxiety, and stimulate Nerve Growth Factor (lack of NGF can contribute to dementia and Alzheimer’s).

Lion’s Mane benefits may include increased cognition & memory; strengthened immune system (immuno-modulator); antioxidant effects; brain tissue regeneration; stimulation of Nerve Growth Factor (Dementia & Alzheimer’s prevention/recovery); digestive health (reduces inflammation);  treatment of stomach & duodenal ulcers; nerve support; the reduction of anxiety & depression.

Preparation: Lion’s mane mushrooms can be enjoyed raw, cooked, dried or steeped as a tea. Available in powder and spagyric form online. 

Try our Medicinal Mushroom and Maca Latte or Mushroom Hot Chocolate

Reference: https://www.healthbenefitstimes.com/health-benefits-of-lions-mane-mushroom/

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Lion’s Mane Precautions

Anyone who is allergic or sensitive to mushrooms should avoid lion’s mane, since it is a species of mushroom. 

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