Lion's Mane Mushroom Extract

20:1 Dual-Extracted Fruiting Body Hericium Erinaceus

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Lion's Mane Mushroom 20:1 Dual-Extract Powder

20:1 Extract. Water and Ethanol Extracted. Over 25% β-Glucans. 50% Polysaccharides.

Lion's Mane Extract

What sets our Lion's Mane Mushroom Apart?

Our Lion's Mane Mushroom extract is one of the few dual-extracted powders available in the UK. Hot water extracts are cheaper and contain a lesser spectrum of active ingredients, while mycelium extracts are almost entirely grown on grain and contain mostly starch instead of mushrooms. Our Lion's Mane is dual-extracted from whole fruiting bodies with a ratio of 20:1. Watch our starch test video

What is Lion's Mane Mushroom?

Lion's Mane (or Hericium Erinaceus) is a medicinal mushroom which provides a vast number of benefits. Lion's Mane is native to Europe, Asia, and North America - although Asia (and more specifically China) are the global leaders in growing and extracting Lion's Mane Mushrooms. Over 90% of the world's Lion's Mane is produced in China. It's also a tasty edible mushroom and is commonly used in cooking and to make mushroom tea or coffee. It is naturally found growing on trees in the late summer and can be identified by its white, fur-like appearance.

Lion's Mane Mushroom Benefits

Also known as Yamabushitake, Lion's Mane contains a wide range of varying polysaccharides. The polysaccharide content varies depending on how the mushrooms are grown and extracted. 

The mushroom is harvested and extracted from either the mycelium or the fruiting bodies, both of which carry their own unique compounds. These are known as Erinacines and Hericenones. Erinacines are primarily found in the mycelium, whereas the Hericenones are primarily found in the fruiting bodies. We utilize only the fruiting body extract, which is the Beta-Glucan containing part of a Lion's Mane Mushroom. 

These compounds support neuroplasticity by optimizing NGF. The ones found in Lion's Mane are among the most potent naturally occurring compounds for inducing NGF production in vitro.1, 2, 3

Lion's Mane Mushroom extract has shown to exhibit neuroprotection via Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) stimulation. NGF is responsible for dealing with the growth and repair of neurons.

Learn more about the benefits and types of Lion's Mane Mushroom in this article.

Where to buy Lion's Mane Mushroom

We only stock a certified organic extract with over 50% Polysaccharides and more than 25% Beta-Glucan content. We have a third-party lab certify the product as organic by European standards.

Every tub contains 30g of Certified Organic Lion's Mane mushroom extract powder.

Cognitive Benefits

Increase Nerve Growth
Supports Neurogenesis
Supports Cognition
Reduces Inflammation
Serves as Neuroprotectant

1. Hirokazu Kawagishi; Atsushi Shimada; Ryoko Shirai; Kenji Okamoto; Fumihiro Ojima; Hideki Sakamoto; Yukio Ishiguro; Shoei Furukawa (1994). "Erinacines A, B and C, strong stimulators of nerve growth factor (NGF)-synthesis, from the mycelia of Hericium erinaceum". Tetrahedron Letters. 35 (10): 1569–1572. 10.1016/S0040-4039(00)76760-8

2. Chromans, hericenones F, G and H from the mushroom Hericium erinaceum

3. Ma, B-J; Shen, J-W; Yu, H-Y; Ruan, Yuan: Wu, T-T; Zhao, X. Hericenones anderinacines: stimulators of nerve growth factor (NGF) biosynthesis in Hericium erinaceus. Mycology. 2010 Jun;1(2):92–98.

Product Facts and Certifications

  • 20:1 Extract
  • Dual-Extracted (Water and Ethanol), Full Spectrum
  • Over 25% Beta-Glucans
  • 3rd party certified
  • 2-year shelf life minimum
  • Includes a scoop with every tub

Product Usage

Suggested Use: As a dietary supplement, take approximately 1.5 scoops (1,000mg), 1 or 2 times a day, with a glass of water.

Warning: Do not use if the safety seal is broken. Always consult with a medical practitioner prior to use of this or any dietary supplement. Discontinue immediately if any adverse effects occur and contact your healthcare practitioner. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

Mind Nutrition proudly sources and utilizes only the purest standardized ingredients in our products. Our products are free from preservatives, yeast, gluten, starch, and lactose. No added salt or sugar. GMO-Free.

Reviews (2)

Jan 21, 2018
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Does what it says!
I've been taking this every morning for nearly a year. It takes a about a month to fully kick in but it has definitely improved my memory! I find it easier to remember things expecially when reading.Information is also stored better in the long term. Before, I used to have to write everything out 3 or 4 times. Now I can read more and spend less time writing. Couldn't do without now
 
Nov 14, 2017
5
Great... and tasty!
I add some of this to my coffee every morning, it really improves my mood and makes me feel more alert. I prefer it to how caffeine makes me feel, as I drink decaffeinated coffee. I'll see how the cognitive regeneration benefits stack up with longer use, but so far, so good. Glad to finally have found a good source of Lion's Mane in the UK!
 
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