Host Defense Lion’s Mane Extract (1 oz)


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Reduce stress while balancing the mind with Host Defense Lion’s Mane Extract. Studies show consuming this functional mushroom can reduce stress and depression. Lion’s Mane may also improve clarity, focus, and memory. As an extract, these Lion’s Mane mushrooms enter the bloodstream faster, so the effects might be felt sooner.

The Host Defense company was founded by mushroom expert Paul Stamets. Paul Stamets is a renowned mycologist and scientist who has dedicated his life to the research of medicinal fungi and mycoremediation. You can learn more about the amazing work of Paul Stamets here.

Host Defense specializes in a triple extraction method that contains Lion’s Mane mushroom mycelium. This ensures the extract retains the naturally occurring nutrients, nootropics, and polysaccharides. The result is a nutrient-rich extract that can support nervous system health and improve immune responses.

Each 1 ounce bottle contains a meticulously crafted proprietary blend of Lion’s Mane (Hericium erinaceus) mycelium/fermented brown rice biomass extract. It is recommended to take one milliliter daily with or without food. All Host Defense mushrooms are sustainably cultivated, certified organic, and U.S.-grown mushrooms from the forest, to the farm, to the customer. All products are third-party lab tested, gluten-free, vegan-friendly, and non-GMO.

Many mushroom enthusiasts have reported enhanced focus and memory in as little as twenty-four to forty-eight hours after consuming Lion’s Mane extract. They have also reported an overall better mood and improved recovery time if they got sick. Other benefits of Lion’s Mane may include:

  • Anxiety relief
  • Lower stress
  • Reduced depression
  • Anti-inflammation
  • Improved immune system
Learn more…

What are Lion’s Mane Mushrooms?
Lion’s Mane mushrooms have been a mainstay in traditional Chinese medicine for more than 2000 years. It is said that Buddhist monks created some of the first teas that used this mushroom. Today, Lion’s Mane is cultivated for its medicinal demand. Studies have indicated that Lion’s Mane can benefit the immune system and overall health.

The Lion’s Mane has a white fruiting body with spikes, or fronds, sticking out all over. The appearance is similar to the mane of a lion. This mushroom prefers to grow on hardwood trees in temperate forests throughout the Northern Hemisphere. After they are harvested, the mushrooms are dried, and then turned into a powder or tincture.

What are Some Lion’s Mane Mushroom Benefits?
Researchers continue to study the Lion’s Mane mushroom and preliminary results have shown strong promise. Below are a few of the benefits of Lion’s Mane mushrooms:

  • Neuroprotection and Neuron Growth: A study conducted on brain tissue outside of the body showed Lion’s Mane regrows neurons.
  • Depression and Anxiety Relief: A reduction in the function of the hippocampus is what many researchers believe causes depression and anxiety. Several studies have shown that Lion’s Mane has the potential to improve the function of the hippocampus.

Are There Lion’s Mane Mushroom Side Effects?
Taking one milliliter of Lion’s Mane mushroom extract daily is considered a safe limit for most people. If more than that is consumed, side effects could include stomach discomfort, nausea, and a skin rash.

What is Lion’s Mane Mushroom Extract?
Lion’s Mane mushroom extract is a concentrated form of the mushroom designed to be taken by mouth using an eyedropper. It is specially formulated to deliver a consistent amount of Lion’s Mane with each dose. There is a slight mushroom taste and can easily enhance any recipe.

Where Do You Buy Lion’s Mane Mushrooms?
ShroomBuddy has an extensive collection of Lion’s Mane beverages, tinctures, capsules, and gummies. Some of these products are pure Lion’s Mane while others are a mixture of Chaga, Reishi, Turkey Tail, and other mushrooms. Be sure to check out the entire ShroomBuddy line of mushroom products.


Suggested Use:
Take 1 full dropper bulb squeeze (1 mL) twice per day.  Can be taken with food or on an empty stomach or as recommended by your healthcare professional.

Fresh Lion’s Mane Mushroom (Hericium erinaceus) mycelium/fermented brown rice biomass extract, dried Lion’s Mane (Hericium erinaceus) fruit body extract, water, alcohol.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This product contains alcohol (30-40% abv). Do not consume this product if you have alcohol sensitivities, are abstaining from alcohol, or are subject to testing for consuming alcohol products.

Nutritional Facts:
Serving Size – 1 full dropper (1 mL)
Servings per Container – 30

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