Fresh Steam Distilled Wildcrafted Lion's Mane (Hericium Erinaceus)

Enhance cognitive function and general nerve support

Medicinal Use of Lion’s Mane cited in The Fungal Pharmacy

In the Fungal Pharmacy, under Hericium, it means “hedgehog” in Latin.

The Fungal Pharmacy is a well regarded reference book which includes the historical uses, medicinal uses, and current research citings of Fungi

Hericium is cited for its ability to
  • stimulate the immune system
  • as a nerve tonic
  • useful in chronic bronchitis
  • and as it being used for its preventative cancer abilities
  • Induces synthesis of Nerve Growth Factor
  • Possibly useful in amelioration of Alzheimers and related chronic nerve / brain related diseases
  • Could possibly be used for Dementia, however studies have not been done due to funding.
  • Japanese study using Lion’s Mane in soup every day for a month, 6 out of 7 patients demonstrated improvements in perceptual capacities
  • Lion’s Mane Water Extract given to rats, demonstrated improvement to injured perineal nerves, (thus safe for animals)
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Current Medicinal Uses sited from the National Library of Medicine
Int J Med Mushrooms. 2013;15(6):539-54.
Neurotrophic properties of the Lion's mane medicinal mushroom, Hericium erinaceus (Higher Basidiomycetes) from Malaysia.

Neurotrophic factors (factors for growth of nerves) are important in promoting the growth and differentiation of neurons.

Nerve growth factor (NGF) is essential for the maintenance of the basal forebrain cholinergic system.

This study used water based extract of Lion's Mane. Hericenones and erinacines isolated from the medicinal mushroom Lion’s Mane can promote nerve growth.

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