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Hericium Erinaceus

Hericium Erinaceus (Lion's Mane Mushroom) Hericium erinaceus is named for its shape, and is

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Hericium Erinaceus (Lion's Mane Mushroom)
Hericium erinaceus is named for its shape, and is literally interpreted as “Monkey Head Mushroom” from Chinese, which could remind you of adult monkey with unclear face appearance due to head hair.
I would like to mention that it can be planted in your garden or balcony as other fungi. Hericium erinaceus is a good edible fungus, which contains 32 kinds of spices and various bioactive substances with rich nutrition. What is more, the effects of improving metabolism and reducing weight are very prominent. 100g fresh Hericium erinaceus or 10g dry mushroom per day is preferred and suggested. 
The extracts of Hericium erinaceus are available in the market, and the effect can be achieved 18 times than original one after concentration. Doctors usually recommended the combination of high enrichment extracts and powder/tablets as adjuvant treatment for indolent diseases.
Application Fields
Hericium can be applied:

- Inflammation and ulcers, mainly referring to gastric and esophageal mucosa, and intestinal flora disorder, cardialgia, refluence
- Gastric ulcer
- Pancreatitis
- Crohn's disease
- Cancer, especially digestive organs (stomach, esophagus, intestines, pancreas)
- Chemotherapy, to reduce side effects
- Overweight
- Menopause disease
- Nervous system diseases (multiple [onset] neuropathy, Alzheimer's disease)
- Anxiety
- Fear, depression
- To promote digestion
- Hemorrhoids
- Strengthen the immune system, prevent infection
Ingredients and Medical Effects
It has been proved that Hericium erinaceus is rich in K, Zn, Fe, Ge, Se, P and small amounts of Na, all main amino acids and various kinds of polysaccharide and polypeptide. And well-known effects from some records have been proved based on many research institutes, for example, its antimicrobial ingredients can inhibit helicobacter pylori, which could cause gastric ulcer and gastric cancer.
According to the records on Chinese traditional medicine, Hericium erinaceus is of good benefit to five organs: kidney, liver, spleen, heart and stomach, which can improve digestion, strengthen physical condition, restore energy and inhabit cancer. And it has been successfully applied in the treatment for gastric cancer, gastritis, gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer and esophageal cancer. Hericium erinaceus especially has great potential on the treatment for digestive system (including esophagus, stomach and intestine).
These main effects shall be attributable to polysaccharide and polypeptide which can stimulate immune system to recognize and kill cancer cells. In addition, Hericium erinaceus could help mucosa recovery. And this conclusion is available in using fungi treatment for gastritis: 82% patients have significantly improved typical symptoms, and 58% patients have completely eliminated the inflammation. In the mean time, their gastric mucosa continues to improve.
Japanese scientists found that Hericium erinaceuis contains Erinacine, which enables to stimulate growth factors of nerve cells. And it can be applied to treat nervous system disease and alzheimer disease, and is used to restore peripheral nerve tissue damaged by neuron disease and polyneuropathy, what is more interesting, this science was finally clear according to the report on the effects of Hericium erinaceuis.
Experience Examples
Clear intestine

Mr. S started to take Hericium erinaceuis extract capsule for the treatment of pains and inflammation of Crohn's disease, and he could feel better after two to three days with great satisfaction.
Reduce weight and be healthy
Ms G used the best beneficial fungi combination of Hericium erinaceuis, Lentinus edodes and Polyporus umbellatus to reduce weight (one capsule, three times a day). She felt very lucky, for she had reduced 6kg only after 10 weeks.
Fungi are good for the whole body

Ms B suffered from serious menopausal syndrome: such as depression, insomnia, head congestion, inattention and bad maculae. Therefore she took extracts of Hericium erinaceus and Ganoderma lucidum (one capsule, twice a day). She said that this fungi combination really helped her a lot. She could feel good in strength after two weeks without strong depression, and felt better after taking fungi with fewer maculae. She could easily fall asleep, and felt she was reborn.
To be of help to cardialgia and gastrosis
Mr. S said: My gastrosis such as pain after meals, feeling of repletion and recurrent cardialgia etc was gone after taking the extracts of Hericium erinaceus.
Mr. S has taken the extracts of Hericium erinaceus (1 capsule each time, twice a day,) for three months, and he felt that the symptom was significantly alleviated after one week. Now he is very satisfied with the effects of Hericium erinaceus, and feels that physical condition is greatly improved. He refers all these to fungi.
Effect on the treatment for chronic gastritis
I took the medicament of Minerot-Oetinger to neutralize stomach acidity for a whole year, but my stomach has not still returned to normal thoroughly. However I took Hericium erineceus extract capsule four weeks ago and now pain has been significantly alleviated.”
Inflammation disappeared
"I took 3 capsules of Hericium erinaceus a day on your advice, today the result of gastroscopy is that the inflammation near the entrance of stomach (esophagus) was completely disappeared, I will decrease the dose and continue to take the capsules of Hericium erinaceus."
No medicament can help me but fungi!
Mr. B, 32 years old, described as follows: "I have began to undergo treatment of gastrosis, whether the previous turning treatment or the medicaments I took all these years failed to ensure long-lasting effect. Especially in spring and autumn, feeling of repletion and gastric colic racked me half dead. In addition I suffered from cardialgia,more gastric acid has reached my esophagus. However I felt the situations have been improved after taking the powder of Hericium erinaceus, stomachache has not appeared and there is no problem in esophagus."
To be of help to gastric cancer
"…I used to seek various treatments and suggestions for my husband suffering from gastric cancer, I bought immediately the combination of three fungi extract capsule (Hericium erinaceus, Agaricus Blazai and Coriolus versicolor) for him on your advice, it was amazing that my husband could start to take food and has been discharged from the hospital with PEJ (percutaneous endoscopic junostomy). For he only took liquid food and failed to take thick soup before. However, with the treatment of fungi, now he can take thick soup and the situation is improving day by day. He underwent a CT examination after four weeks and the result showed great improvement on him."
Saved myself successfully
"I was overweight with a disease, ill-humor and had almost lost all friends. I have made all my attempts to be slim but failed to take effect, finally I tried to take Hericium erinaceus and Ganoderma Lucidum. I didn't feel any changes on the last four weeks, but I felt that my weight decreased a little on the fifth week, I was so happy and kept it up, I have got standard weight persisting to this day. Besides, I took the powder of fungi with soup after breakfast and I felt stuffed."
No JOJO effect without fungi supplementary food
Ms. H has tried all methods to be slim. Each time her weight was furbished soon after a short-term effect, even was heavier. Then she started to try the JOJO effect, she took the combination drug of Hericium erinaceus, Maitake, Ganodorma lucidum and Cordyceps sinensis, she has got standard weight in 6 months and keeps it until today.
Reduced weight by 10kg——new life for me
"Weight had influence on my beauty, and I felt fatigued, took no interest in exercise and suffered from high blood pressure. But I could feel better after taking Hericium erinaceuis, Polyporus umbellatus and Cordyceps sinensis for one month, up to now, I have no disease troubles and have reduced 10kg with a pleasure in standing, and blood pressure has also reduced to normal value 120/85, I was so surprised at my energy.
Recovery from colon cancer

I appreciate your reply! I would like to tell you that my father (suffered from colon cancer and cerebroma) started the first act of defecation after taking Hericium erinaceuis, Ganoderma lucidum and maitake one week later. Today he ate more than usual, and had good hiccupping…
Menopausal disease
"I have to say that I'm so happy now. I felt better after taking beneficial fungi and Hericium erinaceuis one and a half weeks later. And My head congestion and sleep disorders were completely gone.