Adaptogen Profile: What is Lion's Mane?
Lion's mane is a type of mushroom named for its white, shaggy cap. Known for its ability to help increase cognitive function, this mushroom has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine to support longevity and brain health. Most plentiful in late summer and fall months, lion’s mane grows wild in North America, Asia and Europe. As a powerful adaptogen, meaning a food that helps the body better adapt to stress without depleting the body’s innate resources, lion’s mane can help increase physical and emotional resiliency. Due to its calming effect on the nervous system and its ability to improve mood and memory, lion’s mane is a potent, nutritional powerhouse deserving to be in everyone’s supplement drawer!