Extract of lion's mane
Lionís Mane from Healthwell contains a high-quality extract of the mushroom lion's mane (Hericium erinaceus), also called yamabushitake or bearded hedgehog mushroom. Lion's mane has a long tradition of use as a medicinal fungus in Asian culture and has been attributed many interesting properties. Healthwell Lionís Mane gives you 500 mg of lion's mane per capsule in vegetable-based capsules. The extract comes from the fungus' nutritious fruiting body, which contains a high content of active substances such as polysaccharides and beta-glucans.
- Lionís mane (bearded hedgehog mushroom)
- Traditional medicinal fungus
- Extracts of fruiting body
- High proportion of active substances
What is lion's mane?
Lion's mane is a large white fungus with long spines that makes it resemble a lionís mane when it grows, hence the name. It is a woody thorn fungus that is found in many parts of the world. However, it is fairly rare in our part of the world, and is one of our protected mushrooms that can only be cultivated. In Asia, the fungus is very popular and has a long tradition of use both as a medicinal fungus and edible fungus. It is used both fresh and dried in cooking, teas and extracts.
Thanks to its rich content of antioxidants, the fungus is used, among other things, for the function of the immune system. Its popularity is also due to the fact that it belongs to the group nootropics, which are substances that are considered to have the ability to affect our mood in some way. Lionís mane is considered to provide power, energy and focus. The fungus contains nutrients that are believed to be able to affect our cognitive ability and contribute to better concentration and memory, and is therefore popular to use for demanding tasks at work or school. Lion's mane has appeared in many interesting studies, but there is still too little research to be able to draw any conclusions.
Optimal amount of active substances
When looking for a lion's mane extract, it's good to look at the amount of active ingredients. A high quality extract should contain a high amount of the active substances polysaccharides and beta-glucans. Healthwell Lionís Mane contains as much as 40% polysaccharides and 25% beta-glucans, which is an optimal distribution between the substances.
Healthwell Lionís Mane has a recommended dosage of 1 capsule 1-2 times a day.