Mother Earth

100% Pure, Organic, Lion's Mane Mushroom Powder (20g)

£13.00

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Taste

Lion’s Mane has a light savoury taste that is similar to miso soup.

 

Focus & Memory

Lion's Mane, also known as the “smart mushroom”, contains compounds (hericenones and erinacines) that may support nerve and brain health. Lion’s Mane may stimulate the production of the Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) in the brain. NGF is a protein that plays a vital role in the growth, maintenance, and repair of nerve cells (neurons) in the hippocampus, a part of the brain associated with thinking, learning and emotions. (1) (2) Lion's Mane mushroom has been traditionally used in Asia for centuries as a brain tonic and to improve memory and concentration.

 

Digestion

Lion's Mane contains bioactive compounds, including polysaccharides and beta-glucans, that may have a prebiotic effect. Prebiotics are substances that promote the growth and activity of beneficial gut bacteria. (3) By supporting a healthy balance of gut microbiota, Lion's Mane may contribute to overall gut health.

 

History

Lion’s Mane has been a part of East Asian cultures and has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for centuries. It was reserved for royalty and cherished by Buddhist monks. Shaolin Buddhist monks took powdered Lion’s mane because of its cognitive powers and ability to enhance deep meditation practice.

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