The Mushroom of Memory
Unlike most medicinal mushrooms, Lion's mane is known to be a delicious culinary. The delicious lion's mane is also used as a tonic and a medicinal. Medicinal use included acting as an old age tonic, an anti-inflammatory and even an agent for help with cognitive decline. Lion's mane is rumored to tonify all 5 organs of Chinese Medicine. It is also used as a spleen tonic, strengthener of the digestive system and an overall installer of vitality and vigor.
Key Health Benefits
Helps with nerve growth
Supports Neurodegenerative diseases
Supports mental health
Supports cognitive health
Improves short-term memory
The Brain Tonic
Research shows that the mushroom Lion's mane plays a very good role as an enhancer of both brain cell growth as well as brain stimulation. Some research points towards the capacity of the mushroom to enhance neuron growth factor. Such research points towards the possible uses of the mushroom as an enhancer of nerve growth for cases of neurodegenerative disease. Additionally, research on the enhancement of neurotransmitter acetylcholine shows the potential benefits of the mushroom as an enhancer of memory and cognitive function. There is even some evidence that suggests the benefits of the lion's mane as a supporter for those with confirmed dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Lion's mane is also reported to help nervous gut and support mental health during periods of stress.
Lion's Mane is cultivated on tree logs and is known to be a slower-growing mushroom. Though cultivation is high in places like India, Lion's Mane is cultivated all around the world.