Lions Mane Extract
Lion’s Mane is an edible mushroom that can enhance mental clarity and performance. This top seller has gained popularity in today’s highly competitive society and is most often used to boost memory, focus, creativity, intelligence and motivation in healthy individuals.
Lion’s mane extract is a true nootropic because it permanently enhances cognition by improving the brain’s ability and changing its structure by growing new neurons.
Key benefits includes:
Suggested use: As a food supplement, take 1 capsule, one to three times daily with food, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner. Typical dosage recommendation range from 500mg to 3000mg per day. Effects are seen over a period of time.
Commons side effect is a sensation of itchy skin, caused the nerve growth factor levels.
Side effects will vary by person and the dose. A higher dosage might cause a headache in some people.
How it works:
Neural growth factors
What is NGF?
NGF is a neurotropin, a secreted protein that is essential for the growth, maintenance, proliferation and survival of neurons. It is one of the primary building blocks for brain health.
Not having enough NGF leads to neural decay and eventual death of nerve cells.
The active compounds in lion’s Mane: erinacines and hericenones – they are responsible for stimulating NGF in the brain and small molecules that can easily cross the blood-brain barrier.