Updated: Feb 16, 2020
Hericium erinaceus, also called Bearded tooth, Lion’s Mane, Pom Pom.
Hericium strengthens the gastrointestinal mucosa that plays very important role in stabilisation, regulation and development of our immune system and a protective barrier against environmental toxins.
This mushroom is recommended for all kinds of allergies and skin conditions such as neurodermatitis and immune system weakness.
Hericium has soothing and anti-inflammatory effects on gastric and intestinal mucosa, which make it a great support in the treatment of gastritis, reflux, heartburn or over-acidification.
Also helpful with chronic inflammatory diseases such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
Hericium has anti-cancerogenic properties, especially good for stomach cancer, colon cancer or oesophageal cancer. This mushroom can also soothe mucosal injuries caused by chemo or radiotherapy and ease and reinforce the irritated mucosal membranes.
Studies have shown that Hericium stimulates nerve growth factor (NGF) through its components hericenone and erinacine. Supports nerve regeneration, especially good for peripheral nerve damage caused by trauma or metabolic processes, but also for damage to the central nervous system caused by strokes, trauma, Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, multiple sclerosis.
Hericium acts as tonic for nerves. Helps to reduce anxiety, stress, restlessness, sleeplessness and memory lapses, irritable stomach or colon caused by stress.
Verified effects from research
The polysaccharides contained in Hericium have anti-carcinogenic properties.
The production of nerve growth factors is increased. The peripheral nerves are regenerated by degenerative neuronal diseases.
Traditional Chinese Medicine use it for:
The effects described are based on the ingestion of medicinal mushroom powder which is prepared from the whole mushroom. Please seek advice from your therapist before using.
These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.