What is Hericium erinaceus?
According to wikipedia,Hericium erinaceus (also called Lion’s Mane Mushroom, Bearded Tooth Mushroom, Hedgehog Mushroom, Satyr’s Beard, Bearded Hedgehog Mushroom, pom pom mushroom, or Bearded Tooth Fungus) is an edible mushroom and medicinal mushroom in the tooth fungus group. Native to North America, Europe and Asia it can be identified by its tendency to grow all the spines out from one group (rather than branches), long spines (greater than 1 cm length) and its appearance on hardwoods. Hericium erinaceus can be mistaken for other species of Hericium, all popular edibles, which grow across the same range. In the wild, these mushrooms are common during late summer and fall on hardwoods, particularly American Beech.
From as early as 3000 years ago in the shang dynasty china, had been picking hericium. But as a result of hericium «content with rare for expensive», the only available for palace.
According to Chinese medicine, Conducive to the five internal organs, helping digestion, nourishing the body. Since the 1970 s, modern medicine has proved that hericium erinaceus has a good medicinal value and clinical application showed that hericium to treat indigestion, stomach ulcers, antral gastritis, stomach pain, bloating, and neurasthenia and other diseases. In the clinical application of the above, the use of hericium treatment, for mild or severe neurasthenia can achieve more ideal curative effect significantly.
Chemical constituents of Hericium erinaceus Extract
It is containing volatile oil, protein, polysaccharide, amino acid composition, etc.
Benefits of taking Hericium erinaceus Extract supplements:
Like some mushroom polysaccharides material has the following effect:
>Improve cardiovascular disease
>Improve Neurological Symptom
Side effects and safety of Hericium erinaceus Extract
Hericium erinaceus is non-toxic and safe to use.
Dosage of Hericium erinaceus Extract supplement:
General Advice , Hericium erinaceus Extract polysaccharides 20% 1000mg-2000mg a day.