What is the Lion’s Mane for?* (Spoiler Alert: Plenty!)

You asked, we answered: What is a lion’s mane for?*

First, let’s answer your pressing question: What is a lion’s mane good for?* A lot! The lion’s mane The mushroom offers support to your brain.* It also happens to be one of the mushrooms we make a tincture. Ours is 100% certified organic, made with only fruiting bodies and includes cinnamon for warm, spicy flavor and support for healthy circulation.* The Latin name for Lion’s Mane is Hericium erinaceus, but its common names are better known: Pom Pom Mushroom, Monkey Head Mushroom and Brain Mushroom. Lion’s Mane has a deep, rich history of traditional use in North America, Europe and Asia to support brain health.*

What exactly is Lion’s Mane for?*

  1. Lion’s Mane Mushroom promotes optimal nervous and immune system health.*
  2. These fluffy white fungi support cognitive function.*
  3. Supports mental clarity, focus and memory.*
  4. And Lion’s Mane provides brain and nervous system support.*
  5. Traditionally, lion’s mane is used to support the digestive system.*
  6. Nourishes the brain and supports the production of nerve growth factor.*

Our products are used only 100% Lion’s Mane fruiting bodies, never mycelium. Lion’s mane is one of our favorite mushrooms — it’s even on the list the 10 best for your health!*

What is the lion’s mane good for?* Breakfast!

Try this warm banana-hazelnut oatmeal recipe

Move over, Tony the Tiger! We think Lion’s Mane makes a better breakfast. When you asked “what is lion’s mane good for?” you probably weren’t expecting a recipe, but we’re giving you one. This is simple yet comforting, perfect for those mornings when you need something tasty to get you under the covers. Since our tincture contains cinnamon, we think our lion’s mane is good for this recipe!

This oatmeal contains banana and hazelnuts, but get creative. Use whatever combination of fruits and nuts you like. If you don’t like the recipes below, just mix a serving of our Lion’s Mane Tincture into your favorite oatmeal before eating.

Serves 1.

It takes about 15 minutes to prepare.


1 small banana, choppedPinch of salt
½ cup oats1/2 cup non-dairy milk (we like oat milk)
1 tablespoon ground flaxseed1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons of hemp hearts1 serving AdaptogenShrooms Lion’s Mane Tincture
1 tablespoon maple syrup or honey1 ounce roasted hazelnuts or cashews


In a medium saucepan, add the banana, oats, flax, hemp, sweetener, salt, milk and water. Stir to combine, then cook over medium-low heat until the oats are creamy. Remove from heat and stir in Lion’s Mane tincture.

Transfer to a bowl, then garnish with the nuts. Serve immediately.

To make this recipe, you need Lion’s Mane Tincture. Before you buy, ask these four questions:

  1. Is yours always certified organic?
  2. Is it double extracted in water and alcohol to get more of the mushroom’s supporting compounds?
  3. How about made with 100% fruiting bodies – never mycelium?
  4. And is it tested for purity and potency (with proof!)?

(If you choose ours, the answer to all of these questions is always YES!)

What is a lion’s mane good for?* Hopefully you have formed your own answer after reading this blog post.

Try our certified organic products Lion’s Mane Tincture for Cognitive Function & Memory.* We add cinnamon to make it tastier — and to support healthy circulation.

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