Lion’s Mane Mushroom Supports the Gut, Too*

Lion’s Mane Mushroom Supports the Gut, Too*


If brain health isn’t enough for lion’s mane mushroom benefits, remember it may help support our stomach, too*

Hericium erinaceus, commonly known as Lion’s Mane mushroom has compelling research in its benefits as a functional mushroom. Primarily celebrated for its possible benefits for the brain and nervous system*, the mushroom has become a popular nootropic. Lion’s mane is amazing because it’s the only natural supplement with potential supportive properties the myelin sheath surrounding our neurons.* This impressive property is indeed its VIP benefit, but many of the other lion's mane mushroom benefits are overlooked. Namely, its potential benefits to the gut and stomach.*

Lion’s Mane Mushroom May Support Stomach Ulcers

For centuries ulcers have been and continue to be a threat to populations worldwide. In 2010, 14.99 million people in the United States suffered from peptic ulcers (both gastric and intestinal).* Many cases of peptic ulcers are due to non-steroidal drugs and the overgrowth of Helicobacter pylori bacteria, which increase production of gastric acid, and in turn impairs gastric mucus. Ulcers form when this gastric mucus is decreased, resulting in perforation in the stomach lining and subsequent stomach bleeding.*

The current strategy for treatment is to limit production of gastric acid with pharmaceutical drugs which may cause unpleasant side effects. Among the natural foods and herbs like curcumin, mucuna pruriens leaf, ginger, and lion’s mane.*

    Did you know that Lion's Mane is also great at helping us wind down and promotes a sense of calm while helping prepare the body for a good night's rest? 

    Lion’s Mane for our Second Brain

    We are beginning to understand the importance of gut health on mental health— after all, we call the gut the ‘second brain’.* If supporting cognition isn’t reason enough to incorporate this awesome mushroom into our lives, the additional lion’s mane mushroom support on our gut would call attention to all health conscious people.*

    Give Lion’s Mane a try and take solace in the fact that you are supporting your brain and gut to optimize your own health!* May we suggest Mushroom Revival’s Lion’s Mane tincture? Try it out here:

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