Lions Mane Supplement
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Lions Mane Supplement!
synonyms: Dryodon erinaceus, Hericium erinaceum, Hericium
erinaceus, Hydnum erinaceum
Lions Mane (Hericium erinaceus) is known to grow in Europe, North America, Japan and China. It can be found on many broad leaf trees, from oaks, maples and sycamores to beeches and walnuts.
"Erinacines" is the name of the health promoting compounds from Lion's Mane supplement that are being researched for their neurological health benefits. They are small enough to pass through the blood brain barrier, which or course is a requirement in order to effect any healing on the myelin sheaths or neurons. 152, 153, 154
There are currently two Japanese patents on different supplements of Lions Mane. One was filed in the 1990's for an extract named "Nerve Growth Stimulant Factor." 150, 151 The other, filed in 2004, is for a water extraction process, yielding a product that is likewise used for nerve and myelin healing. 155
Although recent research on Lions Mane supplement has focused on its powerful effect on healing nerve tissue, in Traditional Chinese Health Lion's Mane Mushroom was used primarily for stomach conditions and cancers of the digestive organs.
Modern studies have affirmed the validity of this traditional application of Lion's Mane supplement. One paper published in 1985 reported positive findings in the treatment of atrophic gastritis. Another from 1995 concluded that Lion's Mane had an ameliorating effect on hepatoma with an increased life expectancy for treated patients. 156
In conclusion, additional health research studies on Lions Mane supplement that are worth mentioning have shown it to have some therapeutic effect in the following areas: Immune stimulating 157; antimicrobial against Aspergillus and Candida 158; anti-tumoral 159; inflammation 134; stomach cancer. 134
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