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Lion's Mane Triple Extract

Lion's Mane Triple Extract

Hericium erinaceus



Gut Health 

1:5 Triple extract mushroom supplement. Using 100% fruiting bodies grown, processed, and extracted on our farm in Bude, Cornwall, UK, by our qualified Biomedical scientist, Ellie. 

Extracted with cold water, high pressure hot water & Organic UK ethanol. No grains, fillers, or mycelium.

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About Lion's Mane

One of the most valued culinary and medicinal mushrooms in Traditional Asian medicine (TAM).  It’s also known as ‘Yamabushitake’ or ‘mountain priest fungus’ – named after the Yamabushi Buddhist monks who, like this mysterious mushroom, prefer a solitary life. Lion’s mane has long been used in Ancient Chinese and Japanese culture as a nutraceutical that helps to maintain the five main internal organs: the heart, liver, lungs, spleen and kidneys. Reported from and native to North America, Europe, Asia. On dying or dead oak, walnut, beech, maple, sycamore, and other broad-leaf trees. It is saprotrophic and grows primarily on hardwood. (Stamets & Wu, 2002)

Potential Actions, Some Known Compounds

Potential actions:

  • Prebiotic - (Diling et al., 2017)
  • Anti-inflammatory - (Diling et al., 2017)
  • Anti-microbial – against Helicobacter pylori - (Diling et al., 2017)
  • Antioxidant - (Stamets & Wu, 2002)
  • Anti-tumour - (Diling et al., 2017)
  • Immunomodulatory/immune stimulation – dose dependent -(Mirre & Portela, 2016)
  • Promotes NGF (Nerve Growth Factor) synthesis (supports neurone growth) - (Li et al., 2018)

Known compounds:

  • B-glucans & B-glucoxylans
  • Galactoxyloglucan & Mannoglucoxylan
  • Cyathane derivatives
  • Erinacines, Hericenones
  • Terpenoids
  • Phenolic compounds
  • Sterols & ergosterol – provitamin D2
  • Minerals – Selenium, Germanium and Zinc (usually scarce in a regular diet)

(Li et al., 2018), (Mirre & Portela, 2016), (Stamets & Wu, 2002), (Diling et al., 2017), (Diling et al., 2017)

Dosage & Use

Recommended Dosage:

1-2ml daily, either diluted in tea, coffee, water, food or taken directly from dropper to mouth. Do not exceed this.

NB. extract may lose some efficacy/bioavailability with the addition of hot temperatures (adding to hot drinks) as the final product contains a cold water portion in its ratio. So ideally taking dropper to mouth.

Research has shown Lion's Mane to benefit the following:

Regeneration of epithelium for recovery of GI: leaky gut syndrome, gastric & duodenal ulcers, gastritis IBS/IBD, Crohn’s disease, and similar. Nerve growth stimulation & protector of myelin sheath: Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s, Multiple Sclerosis, Dementia, epilepsy, cognitive impairment alike. Cancer treatments, Anaemia, Stress, insomnia, anxiety, depression, reducing inflammation.

(Li et al., 2018), (Mirre & Portela, 2016), (Stamets & Wu, 2002), (Diling et al., 2017), (Diling et al., 2017)


Atlantic Fungi Co-op and it’s members make no claims as to the medicinal uses of their products for specific medical conditions. These are sold as food supplements.

All suggestions on this page are our interpretation of the current scientific literature. Where research has shown positive action, it is often achieved in clinical settings. Please do your own due diligence in researching information and consulting the appropriate medical professional.


  • Li, I.-C. et al. (2018) ‘Neurohealth properties ofhericium erinaceusmycelia enriched with erinacines’, Behavioural Neurology, 2018, pp. 1–10. doi:10.1155/2018/5802634.
  • Diling, C. et al. (2017) ‘Immunomodulatory activities of a fungal protein extracted from hericium erinaceus through regulating the gut microbiota’, Frontiers in Immunology, 8. doi:10.3389/fimmu.2017.00666.
  • Diling, C., Xin, Y., et al. (2017) ‘Extracts from hericium erinaceus relieve inflammatory bowel disease by regulating immunity and gut microbiota’, Oncotarget, 8(49), pp. 85838–85857. doi:10.18632/oncotarget.20689.
  • Stamets, P. and Wu, Y.C.D. (2002) MycoMedicinals: An informational treatise on mushrooms. Olympia: MycoMedia.
  • Mirre, J.C. and Portela, C.F. de A. (2016) 12 medicinal mushrooms. Bora, Pontevedra: Hifas da Terra.