Lion's Mane Mushroom Australia
Lion's Mane Mushroom (Hericium erinaceus) is extensively grown and consumed in many parts of Asia and is a favorite culinary mushroom and superfood. It has many nutritional benefits and is rich in antioxidants (beta glucan polysaccarides), vitamins and minerals.
The Lion's Mane Mushroom gets its name from the way the fruit body grows into long spines which hang down all bunched together like a lion's mane. It is found growing on old or dead broad-leaf hardwood trees in the wild and the Lion's mane used in our extracts are grown semi-wild on duanwood logs in traditional di-tao native growing regions.
Historical use of Lion's Mane Extract Powder
Lions Mane Mushroom has been used traditionally as a herbal tonic in China, Korea and Japan for thousands of years and is still valued and in use in today due to its vast nutritional benefits. It was traditionally extracted as a tea and drunk to aid ones wellbeing, vigor, vitality, and nutrition. Modern methods of extraction with water and alcohol and drying to a powder have allowed for much stronger extracts to be produced, concentrating the beneficial compounds.
Benefits of Lion's Mane Mushroom Extract
Lion's Mane Mushroom Extract contains the beneficial antioxidants Superoxide Dismutase (SOD) and Catalase (CAT) which are potent free radical neutralizers. It is also an amazing nootropic and anti-inflammatory and has been found to be beneficial for cognition and brain fog. It is also a potent adaptogen and is useful for adapting to stress and exercise.
How to use Lion's Mane Extract Powder
Lion's Mane Mushroom Extract is soluble in water and goes well in Smoothies, Milkshakes, Yogurt, Smoothie Bowls, Coffee, and makes a delicious tea. One great way to prepare it is to fill a cup half way with water, then add 1/4 to 1/2 a teaspoon of Lion's Mane Extract Powder, and then fill the cup the rest of the way with boiling water. This makes a perfect temperature tea which is ready and delicious to drink. Add some cacao if you feel like making it extra amazing.
Buy Lion's Mane Mushroom Extract in Australia
Superfoods Australia's Lion's Mane Mushroom Extract contains >30% polysaccharides which consist of >15% Beta Glucans, is organic semi wild harvested, is a Pure and potent extract with nothing added, and is vegan and paleo friendly. Buy Lion's Mane Mushroom Extract Online at Superfoods Australia today!