Lion’s mane (Hericium erinaceus) is an edible mushroom historically used for its cognitive benefits. Our vegan-friendly capsules provide 400 mg of pure lion’s mane extract with 60 servings per bottle.
Lion’s mane is a popular nootropic for supporting memory and overall brain health.
Research has shown that it can support optimal brain function by boosting neural growth factor (NGF), a protein that promotes neurogenesis: the growth of new neurons in the brain.
How to use
Take two capsules with water 1-3 times per day.
Lion’s mane mushroom extract (400 mg), HPMC capsule.
Store away from children in a cool dark, dry place away from heat, light, and humidity to prevent degradation.
What is lion’s mane mushroom good for?
Lion’s mane mushroom is mostly used to enhance memory but is also taken for brain fog, depression, and anxiety, and supporting overall brain health. Human studies have shown that it may improve brain function in older adults with mild cognitive impairment and reduce depression and anxiety. Meanwhile, animal studies have shown benefits for memory, depression, nerve regeneration, and neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Lion’s mane may also have benefits for inflammatory bowel disease, heart health, immunity, and more.
What are the side effects of lion’s mane?
According to research and historical use, lion’s mane is considered safe to consume and doesn’t have any significant side effects. However, many anecdotal reports have claimed that lion’s mane decreases libido in men when taken for prolonged periods.
Is lion’s mane legal in the UK?
Yes, like most natural food supplements, lion’s mane is completely legal to sell and purchase in the UK.
How much lion’s mane should I take daily?
There’s no official recommended dosage for lion’s mane. However, successful human studies have used 500-1000 mg doses of lion’s mane mushroom extract taken two or three times per day.
Does lion’s mane affect sleep?
There isn’t any research evidence that lion’s mane affects sleep in any way. However, the effects of nootropics can vary from person to person due to differences in brain chemistry and genetics.
Is lion’s mane addictive?
No, lion’s mane is not addictive.
How long does it take to feel the effects of lion’s mane?
Lion’s mane takes longer to work than most food supplements, with most people finding that it takes anywhere from a few days to two weeks to feel the effects. On top of that, everyone responds to nootropics differently.