Hericium erinaceus

(Lion’s Mane)

Hericium erinaceus

Alpha Extracts Mushrooms
Powders & Extracts

Hericium erinaceus, commonly known as Lion’s mane, is also referred to as Yamabushitake in Japanese, Hou Tou Gu or Monkey Head Mushroom in Chinese, and Lion’s Mane Mushroom or Hedgehog Mushroom in English.

This versatile mushroom is both culinary and medicinal, making it suitable for long-term supplementation when incorporated into the diet.

All mushroom powders and extracts are organic, certified according to:

EU, UK, Cosmos Organic Certificate

More about

Hericium erinaceus

Main uses as Mushroom Powder:

  • Acts as a prebiotic, providing nourishment for beneficial gut bacteria.
  • Rich source of polysaccharides, protein, fiber, B-vitamins, and antioxidants.
  • Offers mild mushroom flavor, making it versatile for culinary use.
  • In cosmetics, serves as a raw material adaptable for various processing methods tailored to specific applications in the final product.

Main uses as Mushroom Extract:

  • Commonly utilized as nutraceuticals and dietary supplements, offering potential health benefits.
  • Serves as a component ingredient in various nutritional supplements and vitamins.
  • Widely incorporated into food products, including мeal replacement and energy bars, snack bars, fruit and vegetable-based drinks, milk and creamer-based beverages, sauces and seasonings, chocolates, teas, coffee and coffee substitutes
  • Provides a versatile option for enhancing the nutritional profile and flavor of diverse food items.

Main uses in Supplement Formulations:

  • Anti-anxiety effects
  • Anti-cancer properties
  • Anti-depressant effects
  • Anti-inflammatory properties
  • Antioxidant properties
  • Blood sugar regulation
  • Brain health support
  • Cognitive health support
  • Digestive health support
  • Focus and concentration
  • Gut health support
  • Immune system support
  • Mental health support
  • Mood support
  • Nerve damage prevention
  • Nerve growth factor (NGF) stimulation
  • Neurogenesis promotion
  • Neuroprotective properties
  • Sleep quality improvement

Side Effects: Research on potential side effects is lacking.

Interactions: Current research on interactions is limited and relatively unknown.