How Lion’s Mane Mushroom Supports Neurogenesis In Your Brain

Neuroscientists used to believe that “adult neurogenesis”—an adult brain’s ability to grow new neurons—was impossible. The old belief was that once the brain reached maturity around age 25, the number of neurons was fixed. It wasn’t until 1998, when researchers found new brain cells growing in an adult hippocampus, that they discovered that neurogenesis continues throughout our lifetime.

Lion’s Mane is an edible mushroom that has long been valued for its potent health benefits—especially when it comes to brain health. Dubbed “nature’s nutrient for neurons,” the lion’s mane constituents have a unique ability to stimulate nerve growth factor (NGF) within the brain thus stimulating the growth of new neurons.

Since the initial discovery of neurogenesis in adult brains, researchers have made a number of other fascinating discoveries—one of the most notable being that an edible mushroom called lion’s mane can actually stimulate neurogenesis. Today we’re going to break down this fascinating topic into more bite-sized pieces and explore how one of the world’s most unique mushrooms can play a part in brain wellness and growth.

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7 Mushrooms That Act As Turbo-Shots For Your Immune System

As far back as 3,000 BC, mushrooms have been a venerated ingredient for curative and preventative medicine in many parts of the world. They have been known to support cellular health and contain certain polysaccharides that support the immune system.

Many of the most immune-boosting mushrooms, however, have extremely tough cell walls, meaning that if you merely eat them raw you will be consuming mostly fiber. To get the medicinal benefits you need to heat and extract the novel compounds. That is why elixirs made from a blend of mushrooms and herbs, have grown in popularity.

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3 Ways Lion’s Mane Nutrients Can Elevate Your Mental Strength

There’s no denying we live in a busy world. Between working, caring for family, maintaining our homes, and keeping up with friends and family, it’s easy to feel unfocused, moody, and scatterbrained at times. Many people lean on unhealthy habits, such as alcohol or prescription drugs, to try to remedy their mental struggles—but what if we told you that there’s a completely natural remedy that has been shown to improve mental focus, memory, and even slow cognitive decline?

Lion’s Mane is often called “the smart mushroom” due to its ability to enhance mental capacities such as focus and mental endurance. In fact, many mycologists consider Lion’s Mane as the first “smart” mushroom known to man.

Meet Lion’s Mane—an edible mushroom known for its extraordinary brain-boosting power and incredible ability to stimulate nerve growth factor (NGF) within the brain.  The nutrients found in Lion’s Mane make it one of the world’s most unique medicinal mushrooms, able to support and elevate your mental strength. Let’s dive in!

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Lion's Mane Mushrooms

There is a new, global interest in mushroom therapeutics…and it’s growing. Exponentially. More and more people are learning about the health benefits of mushrooms and sharing stories with friends and family.

As we learn more about the healing power of mushrooms for everyday health, different words have become part of our vocabulary. Every day people are learning about the world of Mycotherapy (mushroom therapy).

Lion’s Mane mushrooms are some of the most powerful members of the fungi family.

Per our customer feedback, we’re building the series “7 Important Things to Know to About” to help our community learn more about the all-natural ingredients in our products and why they are used to create our proprietary, synergistic extract blends.

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