What is lion’s mane mushroom?
The scientific name of lion’s mane mushroom is Hericium Erinaceus. Other common names include hedgehog mushroom and pom-pom blanc (French). Lion’s mane is a type of edible fungus that grows on trees like beech, maple, and oak. It has a long, flowing tail that resembles a lion’s mane, which is how it got its name. Lion’s mane is native to North America and Europe, but can also be found in Asia and South America.
Lion’s mane mushroom is a natural and caffeine-free way to support mental fatigue and brain fog, improving concentration and productivity. It helps with energy because it contains compounds that support cognitive function – called hericenones and erinacines. These compounds are metabolized by the body into nerve growth factor, a protein that plays an important role in brain health.
Nerve growth factor (NGF) helps to support your cognitive function as it strengthens connections between neurons (brain cells). It also supports the formation of new brain cells. Additionally, NGF helps to protect your brain from age-related damage.
Lion’s mane mushroom is also a great way to support cardiovascular health. It contains compounds that help keep blood vessels healthy and functioning properly. These compounds are called polysaccharides. Polysaccharides are a type of carbohydrate that is known for their beneficial effects on the cardiovascular system. They help to improve blood flow and reduce inflammation.
Lion’s mane also supports the immune system. It contains compounds called beta-glucans, which are known for their immune-boosting properties. Beta-glucans have been shown to stimulate the immune system by activating certain white blood cells called macrophages, which help fight off infections. The immune-boosting properties of lion’s mane mushroom may help you stay healthy during cold and flu season.
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