Lion Mane's Mushroom

Living Better With Lion Mane’s Mushroom

Read on to find out how this healthy mushroom can help you.

What is Lion’s Mane Mushroom?


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Lion’s Mane Mushroom goes by many names. Monkey head, bearded tooth, satyr’s beard, and pom-pom are just a few of this funny looking plant’s names.

Lion’s Mane has culinary and medicinal uses. It’s often used in Asian countries like China, Korea, and Japan.

You can eat Lion’s Mane raw, cooked, or dried, giving you several options for enjoying this interesting plant.

In addition to food, Lion’s Mane can be used in health supplements, such as Tranont Health’s [Vibe].

Why do I need Lion’s Mane?

Besides tasting good, Lion’s Mane has some amazing benefits. Several animal studies show that Lion’s Mane can relieve anxiety, reduce inflammation, and boost the immune system.

Where can I find Lion’s Mane?

Obtaining Lion’s Mane in its raw mushroom form is a bit difficult if you’re not in Asia.

In North America, you may find Lion’s Mane in some specialty health food stores, but probably not your everyday grocery store.

It’s easiest to purchase Lion’s Mane online, or as an ingredient in a health supplement.

Tranont Health offers [Vibe] True Energy & Clarity, a natural, non-addictive energy booster that contains Lion’s Mane.

Buy [Vibe] here.

Sources:

Abdullah , et al., N. (2012). Evaluation of Selected Culinary-Medicinal Mushrooms for Antioxidant and ACE Inhibitory Activities. – PubMed – NCBI. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/21716693/

Hou, Y., Ding, X., & Hou, W. (2015, May 11). Composition and antioxidant activity of water-soluble oligosaccharides from Hericium erinaceus. – PubMed – NCBI. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25529054

Julson, E. (2018, May 19). 9 Health Benefits of Lion’s Mane Mushroom (Plus Side Effects). Retrieved from https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/lions-mane-mushroom

Ryu, S., Kim, H. G., Kim, J. Y., Kim, S. Y., & Cho, K. O. (2018, February 21). Hericium erinaceus Extract Reduces Anxiety and Depressive Behaviors by Promoting Hippocampal Neurogenesis in the Adult Mouse Brain. – PubMed – NCBI. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29091526

Sheng, X., Yan, J., Meng, Y., Kang, Y., Han, Z., Tai, G., … Zhou, Y. (2017, March 22). Immunomodulatory effects of Hericium erinaceus derived polysaccharides are mediated by intestinal immunology. – PubMed – NCBI. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28266682

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