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Lion's Mane Mushroom Tinctures: Unlocking the Cognitive-Enhancing Benefits

Posted by Sabah Kemp on
Mushroom tincture next to hot beverage

Lion's Mane mushroom tinctures have been used in traditional medicine for centuries, but in recent years they have gained popularity as a natural solution for cognitive enhancement. In this article we'll find out why... 

What do Lion's Mane tinctures do?

Lion's Mane extract is known to support nerve and brain health, improve memory, and boost mood and concentration. The active compounds found in Lion's Mane mushroom tinctures, including hericystin and erinacine, have been found to stimulate the growth of nerve cells in the brain. These compounds are also believed to help protect nerve cells from damage, which can help improve cognitive function and memory.

Lion's Mane mushroom tinctures have also been found to increase the levels of nerve growth factor (NGF) in the brain. NGF is a protein that plays a crucial role in the growth, maintenance, and survival of nerve cells, and low levels of NGF have been associated with cognitive decline.

In addition to their cognitive-enhancing properties, Lion's Mane mushroom tinctures have also been found to have anti-inflammatory and immune-boosting properties that can help improve overall well-being. These properties can help reduce the risk of chronic inflammation-related conditions such as depression, anxiety and Alzheimer's disease.

How should Lion's Mane mushroom tinctures be used?

To get the most out of Lion's Mane mushroom tinctures, it's essential to purchase high-quality products from reputable sources. Look for tinctures that are made from whole mushrooms, rather than just mushroom extracts, as these will contain a wider range of beneficial compounds. No Ordinary Moments use dual-extracted, sustainably sourced UK mushrooms, with only the best fruiting bodies. 

What is the recommended dosage?

The recommended dosage of mushroom tinctures can vary depending on the individual, so it's important to consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new supplement regimen. However, research has recommended starting with a small dosage (of 3ml to 4ml daily) and then gradually increasing it to find the right amount for you and your body. 

It's also important to note that mushroom tinctures are not a magic fix for cognitive enhancement, it's important to maintain a healthy lifestyle, with a balanced diet, regular exercise, and enough sleep. In addition, it's also important to practice stress management techniques such as meditation and relaxation.

In conclusion...

Lion's Mane mushroom tinctures are a natural and powerful way to support cognitive function, memory and overall well-being. With their ability to stimulate the growth of nerve cells, protect them from damage, and increase nerve growth factor in the brain, these tinctures are a valuable tool for anyone looking to improve their cognitive health. As always, it's important to consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new supplement regimen. Also, ensure you're getting high-quality tinctures from a reputable source. 

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