Ascent Nutrition’s Lions Mane Mushroom is a potent, health-supportive superfood. Our mushrooms are cultivated from specific strains that feature a rich combination of both mycelium and fruiting bodies. Our lengthy and unique growing process ensures maximum active constituent production. Grown in the USA, our Lion’s Mane Mushroom is a natural source of antioxidants, polysaccharides, and other nutrients. It supports cognitive function, cardiovascular health, and more. Add Lions Mane Mushroom to your daily diet for a boost of nutrition and vitality.
- Supports memory, focus, and mental clarity
- Promotes a healthy outlook and mood
- Encourages the production of beneficial bacteria in the gut
- Healthy blood sugar support
- Strong free radical scavenger within the intestinal lining
- Supports overall gut and digestive health
- Boosts immune system function
What are the benefits of Lions Mane Mushroom?
Lion's Mane mushroom (Hericium erinaceus) is a type of edible mushroom that is highly regarded for its potential health benefits. Here are some of the benefits associated with consuming Lion's Mane Mushroom:
Boosts cognitive function: Lion's Mane contains compounds called hericenones and erinacines, which have been shown to stimulate the growth of brain cells and enhance cognitive function. It may also have neuroprotective effects and reduce symptoms of neurodegenerative diseases.
Improves mood: Lion's Mane has been shown to increase the production of nerve growth factor (NGF), which can help reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression.
Supports the immune system: Lion's Mane contains beta-glucans, which are compounds that help to stimulate the immune system and improve its function.
Has anti-inflammatory properties: Lion's Mane contains anti-inflammatory compounds, which may help to reduce inflammation throughout the body.
May help with digestive issues: Lion's Mane has been traditionally used in Chinese medicine to improve digestive function, and recent studies have suggested that it may help to reduce inflammation in the gut and improve overall digestive health.
May have anti-cancer properties: Some research has suggested that Lion's Mane may have anti-cancer properties and may help to inhibit the growth of certain types of cancer cells.
Overall, Lion's Mane Mushroom is considered to be a highly nutritious food that offers a range of potential health benefits.
Here are some medical journals that have reported on the potential benefits of Lion's Mane Mushroom:
Wong KH, Naidu M, David P, et al. Peripheral nerve regeneration following crush injury to rat peroneal nerve by aqueous extract of medicinal mushroom Hericium erinaceus (Bull.: Fr) Pers. (Aphyllophoromycetideae). Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2011;2011:580752. doi:10.1093/ecam/nep062
Mori K, Inatomi S, Ouchi K, Azumi Y, Tuchida T. Improving effects of the mushroom Yamabushitake (Hericium erinaceus) on mild cognitive impairment: a double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial. Phytother Res. 2009;23(3):367-372. doi:10.1002/ptr.2634
Nagano M, Shimizu K, Kondo R, et al. Reduction of depression and anxiety by 4 weeks Hericium erinaceus intake. Biomed Res. 2010;31(4):231-237. doi:10.2220/biomedres.31.231
Kim SP, Kang MY, Kim JH, Nam SH, Friedman M. Composition and mechanism of antitumor effects of Hericium erinaceus mushroom extracts in tumor-bearing mice. J Agric Food Chem. 2011;59(18):9861-9869. doi:10.1021/jf201944f
Li IC, Lee LY, Tzeng TT, Chen WP, Chen YP, Shiao YJ. Neurohealth Properties of Hericium erinaceus Mycelia Enriched with Erinacines. Behav Neurol. 2018;2018:5802634. doi:10.1155/2018/5802634
It's important to note that while these studies suggest potential benefits, more research is needed to confirm the effects of Lion's Mane Mushroom on human health.
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