Lion's Mane (H. erinaceus) is reputed and studied for supporting brain function and neurotropic potential.
It's known in the foodie health world and the science community as a "nootropic" and we also like to call Lion's Mane is the "Mushroom of Focus and Comprehension" because of our personal experiences with it. It feels like we can comprehend and articulate larger volumes of information more easily and effectively.
ENRICHD Lion's Mane is a 10:1 DUAL extract whereby the extraction process was conducted using both the purified water AND the alcohol extract this is very important for the nurotrophic properties.
ENRICHD Lion's Mane was grown in pristine conditions in the Changbai Mountains, China and grown on the right wood for potency. We prefer to share wood grown mushrooms for this simple reason.
HOW TO DRINK LION'S MANE - In hot water - Add to your coffee - Add to your hot chocolate - Add to your smoothie or even sprinkle on your cereal
HOW DOES LION'S MANE MUSHROOM TASTE? Lion's mane is a malty, broth-like taste, and can be either enjoyed either sweet or savory. I personally love it on it's own in hot water, added smoothies (even soup).
LION'S MANE DIRECTIONS - I started with 1/2 a teaspoon in hot water or organic coffee and then built up to 1 teaspoon over about 7 days.
- You could always add it to porridge or even your smoothie because this Lion's Mane is an extract.
LION'S MANE SCIENCE TIME "Neurotrophic factors are important in promoting the growth and differentiation of neurons ... The aqueous preparation of H. erinaceus <Lion's Mane> had neurotrophic but not neuro-protective activities."
This is great news because it means that Lion's Mane mushroom may support the growth of neurons! That must have been the feeling I feel when I drink it, sharpness and focus...
LION'S MANE REFERENCES: Neurotrophic properties of the Lion's mane medicinal mushroom, Hericium erinaceus (Higher Basidiomycetes) from Malaysia.
Neuroregenerative potential of lion's mane mushroom, Hericium erinaceus (Bull.: Fr.) Pers. (higher Basidiomycetes), in the treatment of peripheral nerve injury (review).
Chemistry, Nutrition, and Health-Promoting Properties of Hericium erinaceus (Lion's Mane) Mushroom Fruiting Bodies and Mycelia and Their Bioactive Compounds.