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What is Lion’s Mane?

Lion’s mane (hericium erinaceus) is an edible, parasitic fungus, considered one of the most powerful healing mushrooms. Lion’s Mane is found on hard wood trees where it leaves spores and develops a fruiting body that resembles teeth or icicle-like spines.

Both a food source and medicine, Lion’s Mane mushroom has been a key healing fungus in Traditional Chinese Medicine for centuries, known for improving cognition, memory, and digestive issues like acid reflux.

Throughout Asia it is known as a culinary mushroom, being used in many dishes and drinks; including, Lion’s Mane’s tea and Lion’s Mane coffee.

Now, in the UK and other western cultures, Lion's Mane is becoming popular

Studies have found that this mushroom does work and the benefits are plentiful. Also it is not possible to become addicted to this supplement even at high doses, making it the ideal study and digestive aid!

Hericium Erinaceus

Hericium erinaceus is the latin name for Lion's Mane. Other names for this mushroom are particularly derived from the Animal Kingdom: Bear’s Head, Monkey Head and Bearded Hedgehog fungus (not to be mistaken with the Hedgehog mushroom, which is a different common edible mushroom in the UK).

Studies examining the effects of Lion's Mane have discovered that it actually works! Highlighting the neuro-regenerative properties of the fungus. Reports indicate that taking Lion's Mane extract greatly improves neuroplasticity, focus, concentration, and memory while also reducing brain fog and nerve damage.

Is Lion's Mane Addictive?

Lion's Mane is very safe to consume as is not addictive, even when consumed every day. Also, at higher doses this mushroom is does not have any addictive property and there is no evidence that it is possible to become addicted to Lion's Mane.

A powerful healing mushroom, Lion's Mane boosts brain power, reduces brain fog, and is perfect for the gut. Stomach and gastro-intestinal issues, such as acid reflux and IBS are all aided by Lion's Mane

The Japanese name for Lion’s Mane is Yamabushitake, which means mountain priest mushroom. This name was inspired by stories of the Yamabushi monks who were thought to possess supernatural powers and known to carry Lion’s Mane as food during their meditations in the mountains.
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Lion's Mane Benefits
  • Improves cognitive function
  • Neuro-protective & neuro-regenerative
  • Improves memory
  • Reduces brain fog
  • Increases nerve growth factor
  • Anti-tumoral
  • Immune support
  • Antidepressant
  • Improves fat metabolism
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Supports heart & gut health

 

Lion Mane’s healing properties work to improve cognitive functions in general. Among other benefits, UK research has documented improvements in mental clarity, alleviation of anxiety and mild depression, as well as counteracting poor concentration and irritability.

Lion’s Mane is also rich in antioxidants which stimulates the body’s production of NK (Natural Killer) cells and provides powerful anti-inflammatory and antitumoral properties.

The Lion’s Mane mushroom benefits are unparalleled with regards to the central and peripheral nervous systems. In the brain, Lion’s Mane works to increase Nerve Growth Factor (NGF), a protein-like molecule that regulates the growth, maintenance, and survival of certain neurons and axons.

This powerful mushroom also repairs the myelin sheath, an insulating protective layer that forms around the nerves of the brain and spinal cord. As the myelin sheath is repaired, the brain is prevented from degenerating and building up plaque which is associated with memory loss and various neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia, Multiple Scleroses, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and Parkinson’s Disease.

Lion’s Mane works to reduce the risk of developing these diseases and slows or reverses cell degeneration to counteract the effects.

The healing properties of Lion’s Mane are also observed in the gut as it has a soothing effect on the mucous membranes. This aspect of the mushroom works to ameliorate various digestive issues, including stomach ulcers, acid reflux, and heartburn. In addition, Lion’s Mane can increase the activity of the intestinal immune system, helping the body to protect itself against various pathogens.

A potent agent in the combatting of diabetes and the optimisation of heart health, Lion’s Mane helps the body to break down carbohydrates, lowering blood sugar levels and triglycerides while also improving fat metabolism.

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Where to buy Lion's Mane?

There are many brands that have Lion's Mane mushroom powder or tincture extract for sale. However, to get the most out of your supplement it is important to consider these factors:

  • + extraction methods
  • + concentration of ingredient
  • + bioavailability

Buy high concentration Lion's Mane

The concentration of your extract tincture or powder supplement is important as with all botanicals, it generally takes a lot of ingredient to achieve most benefit and optimal result. Many brands tend to have a 1-1 ratio at the lower end of the spectrum, and a 10-1 at the upper end

This means that for every 1kg, or 10kgs, of mushroom, 1kg of extract is produced.

At Hitoshin, we pride ourselves on our 20-1 powder extract - that is 20kgs of mushroom produces 1kg of extract - the highest concentration available on the market.

Buy best extraction methods Lion's Mane

The methods of extraction to create your Lion's Mane supplement, or tincture, is an important factor when considering which extract to buy.

Many brands use hot, cold, or ethanol as their method of extraction. Ethanol is a very effective form of extraction, however, traditional methods of using ethanol leaves the extract contaminated, lowering the levels of purity in your product.

At Hitoshin, our liquids employ triple extraction techniques, creating the highest quality concentration extract available on the market. These methods include hot and cold water extraction, as well as the use of ethanol.

However, due to our revolutionary methods of extraction the ethanol becomes evaporated, delivering all the benefits without your supplement being contaminated.

Does Lion's Mane have side effects?

Lion’s Man has tremendous healing potential, especially regarding nerve, brain, heart, and gut health. Although no complications or negative side effects have been reported, Lion’s Mane can affect bowel movement when taken in large quantities.

The potential for healing using Lion’s Mane has been examined thoroughly. There is no risk of overdose or addiction. Although no complications have been reported with the use of Lion’s Mane, it is best to take extra precautions in the following cases:

  • When diabetic and injecting insulin. As Lion’s Mane is lowering the blood sugar level, it is best to start with a low dosage.
  • When taking an opioid painkiller, as Lion’s Mane may boost the activity of this medicine.
  • For women, when breastfeeding or pregnant.
  • It is advised to always discuss taking any Lion’s Mane supplements with your GP or health practitioner.
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