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Lion's Mane 10:1 Extract Capsules

The Brain Serum
Lion's Mane is a powerful mushroom for advanced mental functionality. Meticulously crafted following rigorous growth protocols to achieve the highest quality.

Why Special:

  • 10:1 Extract
  • 45% of Beta-d-glucans
  • Organically grown
  • Non-standardised with yeasts
  • 100% Fruiting Bodies
  • No fillers and additives, pure mushrooms
  • Tested regularly for quality by 3rd party labs
  • Vegan, Vegetarian, Kosher
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COGNITIVE SUPPORT
By promoting neuronal health, enhancing neurogenesis and modulating neurotransmitter levels, Lion's Mane can improve cognitive function and reduce the symptoms of brain fog. † (1),(6)

BRAIN LONGEVITY
Hericenones found in the fruiting body of the Lion's Mane have been shown to stimulate the synthesis of Nerve Growth Factor (NGF), a protein that plays a crucial role in the growth of neurones.

MODULATION OF GUT FLORA
High levels of beta-glucans can serve as prebiotics. This includes the promotion of bacteria that produce short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs), such as butyrate, which play a crucial role in gut health and have anti-inflammatory effects. †(4)(5)

THIRD-PARTY TESTED
Quality of every batch is certified by Eurofins.

Ingredients

Fruiting Bodies of Lion's Mane Mushroom

How to use

Capsules: Take 2 capsules (500mg each) per day.
Powder: Mix 500mg of powder into a beverage or meal, twice a day.
When: Best taken during morning or afternoon hours.

Significant results are seen after 8+ weeks of daily use.

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superstar among functional mushrooms

Hericium einaceus commonly called Lion's mane is an unusual mushroom that has been used for centuries in Far Eastern diets. With a unique profile of active compounds, Lion's Mane has become a true superstar among compounds designed to improve brain and nervous system function.

CENTURIES OF WISDOM

Due to their health-promoting properties, functional mushrooms have been used for thousands of years in all areas where they are found.

Mushrooms are qualified as adaptogens, which means that they support both physical and mental resistance to environmental stimuli and stress. How does this happen? Fungi have spent almost 1.5 billion years optimising their defence strategies, and today we can benefit from them.

THE KING OF NOOTROPICS

Lion's mane has been the subject of much research in terms of supporting brain and nervous system function. A study published in the International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms found that lion's mane extract stimulates 'neurite growth', which may protect against cognitive impairment

Lion's mane will work particularly well for people who need a natural boost and motivation during daily tasks. Athletes, intellectual workers and those concerned with health and optimal mental performance benefit from it.

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Why our Lion's Mane extract?

10:1 extract - concentrated form of extract to ensure bioavailability of raw material

100% Natural - no unnecessary additives or fillers

Vegetable capsules - suitable for vegans and vegetarians

100% Fruiting bodies - no mycelium mixed with grain

Grown on wood - fruited on enriched sawdust to ensure high synthesis of active compounds

High beta-glucan content - tested in independent laboratories to ensure high beta glucan content

For whom?

Lion's Mane has been designed for individuals desiring cognitive enhancement, improved concentration, memory boost, better nerve health, and an enriched sleep quality. It is an excellent solution for scholars, professionals in intellectually-demanding fields, older adults focusing on brain health, students, and anyone looking to optimise their performance and handle daily stressors with greater ease.

How to use Lion's Mane?

Recommended daily allowance: 1000 mg (2 capsules) sipped with water.

Do not exceed the recommended daily allowance.

This dietary supplement must not be used as a substitute for a varied diet. Leading a healthy lifestyle and eating a balanced diet are essential for good health.

Not recommended for use by pregnant or breastfeeding women. Keep out of the reach of small children, in a dry and cool place.

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Where do the mushrooms come from?

Our mushrooms come from farms located in the mountainous regions of China's Fujian Province, where mushrooms have been cultivated using traditional methods for hundreds of years.

They are grown on natural wood where they occur wild in nature. We cut only the fruiting bodies of the mushrooms, without any additives or unnecessary fillers.

All mushrooms undergo testing for the presence of heavy metals, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and key microbiological parameters to ensure maximum food safety.

What is the best way to dissolve the mushrooms?

If you are having difficulty dissolving the yellow lacquer mushrooms, we recommend adding the extract to the bottom of the cup and then gradually pouring in the coffee/tea, stirring all the time.

You can also use a handheld milk frother to dissolve the mushrooms.

What part of the mushroom was the extract prepared from?

We only use the fruiting bodies of the mushroom. This is due to the desire to obtain a pure mushroom extract. When dealing with mycelium-based supplements, unfortunately it may turn out that up to 60-70% of such an extract will be starch instead of mushroom without the health-promoting effects attributed to mushrooms.

This is due to the inability to separate the mycelium from the medium on which it grew. Once the fungus has colonised the medium, the whole thing is ground up and subjected to extraction processes. This is a cheap and quick way of growing mushrooms without bringing them to the fruiting stage.

How many polysaccharides does the extract contain?

Our mushroom extracts are not standardised to a specific amount of polysaccharides, as this is not an indicator of the quality of the extract.

Mushroom-based products contain many types of polysaccharides (polysaccharides), such as chitin, alpha glucans or beta glucans.

Alpha glucans are compounds that do not have the properties attributed to fungi. They are usually derived from the starchy medium on which the fungus grows. They are used in mycelium products or mushroom biomass, which is a mixture of mycelium and fruiting bodies.

Active substances are also polysaccharides, but in a different configuration - Beta-D-glucans 1-3 and 1-6. These are found in the fruiting bodies of mushrooms.

For more on beta-glucan and a survey of our mushrooms, see the article:

What is the mushroom extraction process like?

Dried mushroom fruiting bodies are ground to a fine dust and then extracted using hot water and alcohol.

The water dissolves the cell walls of the mushrooms, which are made of chitin, and extracts compounds such as beta glucans (biologically active polysaccharides in mushrooms). Since we do not have an enzyme that can effectively digest chitin - hot water extraction is fundamental to the bioavailability of fungal preparations. Alcohol, on the other hand, allows the extraction of water-insoluble compounds such as triterpenes.

Once the extract has been concentrated, spray drying follows, leaving a final dry extract. Spray drying is the optimum dehydration process for wet extracts - keeping nutrient losses to a minimum.

What distinguishes an extract from a ground mushroom?

Extraction is the optimal way of processing mushrooms to extract the active substances. These are encapsulated in the cell walls of the mushrooms, which are made up of chitin.

We do not have an enzyme that is able to digest chitin and for this reason mushrooms must be subjected to extraction processes. Extraction makes the raw material fully assimilable by our body.

What is the best time to take mushroom supplements?

Lion's mane and Cordyceps, as mushrooms support alertness and increase energy levels, are best taken in the first part of the day or before a workout. If you're adding mushrooms to your coffee, it's a good idea to limit your coffee intake to between 13:00 and 14:00. This will reduce the negative effects of caffeine on sleep quality. A good alternative to coffee is to drink mushrooms in tea.

Reishi, due to its tonic and calming properties on the nervous system, is worth taking in the evening, preferably with green tea or cocoa.
In the case of Chaga mushrooms, the time of consumption does not matter.