Lion’s mane is mostly cultivated in China and other parts of Asia. It is not shaped like your traditional “cap and stem” mushroom. Instead, it is found growing naturally, high up on hardwood logs all over the world where is grows into balls of white mass which look like the mane of a lion. Traditionally, this mushroom is brewed into teas and used for stomach pains, digestive issue and increased focus, while also being used as an immune system modulator. With the benefits of modern studies, Lion’s Mane is now most famous for its incredible brain-boosting benefits including improving memory, focus & cognition.
How does Lion’s Mane assist the brain?
Hericenones and erinacines.
These two compounds work to accelerate the production of Nerve Growth Factor, which regulates growth, development and maintenance of nerve cells, including vital brain cells.