lion's mane

Power up your brain with the cognitive benefits of Lion’s Mane supplements. This nootropic mushroom will give you the cognitive clarity and focus you need to excel in your day-to-day life.

a brief history

Lion’s Mane (aka Hericium Erinaceus) earned its wild name from its shaggy white appearance. These puffball-like mushrooms can be found growing on hardwood logs around the world. In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), Lion’s Mane was used for both medicinal and culinary purposes. Today, Lion’s Mane extract is being studied for its potential in modern medicine.

the science

A 2008 study showed that Lion’s Mane improved mild cognitive impairment in 50- to 80-year-old Japanese men and women.

A 2018 study’s results showed that Lion’s Mane produces an antidepressant-like effect on lab mice.

Another study in 2019 found that Lion’s Mane administered over 8 weeks decreased depression, anxiety, and sleep disorders in patients with obesity.

A 2021 study examined several bioactive compounds extracted from Lion’s Mane and found that it contains antioxidant properties.

A 2006 study found that Lion’s Mane can reduce neuron death caused by endoplasmic reticulum stress.

Another study in 2008 concluded that Lion’s Mane extract promotes nerve growth factor that could help repair neuron damage caused by neurodegenerative diseases.

In 2012, a lab rat study showed that Lion’s Mane could help with the early stages of nerve regeneration.

A 2014 study found that Lion’s Mane could inhibit the process that causes fatty material to build up along arteries.

A 2018 study showed that Lion’s Mane could potentially be used in immunotherapy to treat gastrointestinal diseases. As well, it might help promote the growth of helpful microorganisms in the digestive tract.

blends with benefits

In our Lion’s Mane supplements, we pair this mushroom with other complementary adaptogenic botanicals, such as Ginger and Yerba Mate. These blends of Lion’s Mane and botanicals ensure that each of our products is perfectly tailored to a specific need.

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more on lion's mane

For more information on Lion’s Mane, we have some articles on our blog. We recommend starting with our Lion’s Mane Comprehensive Guide and then moving on to our Lion’s Mane Benefits article.