Lion’s Mane


Lion’s Mane mushroom (scientific name: Hericium erinaceus) is an edible mushroom widely sought after for health benefits associated with the brain, heart & digestive system.
Arcane Health Lions mane consists of a 600mg 10:1 fruiting body extract.
It contains specialized compounds which research indicates may have the following medicinal properties:

Hericenones & Erinacines may:
Stimulate the growth of nerve & brain cells.
Protect against Alzheimer’s Disease.
Boost mental functioning & cognition. 
Polysaccharides in the form of β-glucans.
Anti-inflammatory compounds
Promote the production of Nerve Growth Factor (NGF).

Health Benefits

Lion’s Mane mushroom (scientific name: Hericium erinaceus) is an edible mushroom widely sought after for its health benefits, specifically associated with the brain, heart & digestive system, as it contains specialised compounds that research indicates may have numerous medicinal properties*:

● Hericenones & Erinacines may:
○ Stimulate the growth of brain cells
○ Protect against Alzheimer’s Disease
○ Boost mental functioning & cognition
● Polysaccharides in the form of β-glucans
● Antioxidants
● Anti-inflammatory compounds
● Promote the production of Nerve Growth Factor (NGF)

Preclinical studies suggest that Lion’s mane may:
● Reduce inflammation and biological markers of Alzheimer’s (i.e., amyloid plaques.)
● Improve cognition, and increase the release of nerve growth factor, a protein that can increase the length of nerve cell processes.
● Help relieve mild symptoms of anxiety & depression.
● Regenerate brain cells & improve functioning of the hippocampus.
● Speed recovery from nervous system injuries.
● Protect against formation of ulcers in the digestive tract.
● Reduce heart disease risk.
● Manage diabetes symptoms.
● Help fight certain types of cancer.
● Boost immune system functioning.
* Healthline, 19/05-2018.
* * Cognitive Vitality, 12/01-2021.

Cordyceps mushrooms (cordyceps militaris) is a type of fungus/mushroom widely used in Chinese medicine. Pre-clinical research indicates that it may have potent antioxidant & anti-inflammatory related health benefits*:

● Increases production of adenosine triphosphate (ATP), essential for delivering energy to the muscles.
● Enhances maximum oxygen consumption (VO 2  max) in healthy adults.
● Fights cell damage by neutralizing free radicals, which can otherwise contribute to disease and aging.
● Has potential cancer fighting properties, as well as minimising the side effects of
● May have potential as a diabetes treatment by regulating blood sugar levels.
● Lowers levels of triglycerides & LDL cholesterol, and thus may be beneficial to heart health.
* Healthline, 09/05-2018.

Turkey Tail
Turkey Tail mushroom (Trametes versicolor,) is one of the most well-known medicinal mushrooms worldwide, and vast amounts of research have been carried out on it. Research indicates that the most impressive quality of the Turkey Tail mushroom may be its ability to enhance the immune system*:

● Contains a wide variety of phenol & flavonoid antioxidants which help promote immune system health by reducing inflammation & stimulating the release of protective compounds.
● Contains PSK & PSP which are powerful polysaccharopeptides that may strengthen the health of the immune system.
● Contain components such as PSK & CVG that may suppress the growth of certain types of cancers.
● Enhances the efficacy of both chemotherapy & radiation therapy in people with certain cancers.
● Positively impacts gut bacterial balance by enhancing the growth of beneficial bacteria while suppressing harmful species.
● Combats HPV.
● Reduces inflammation.
● Has antibacterial qualities.
● Improves athletic performance.
● Improves insulin resistance.
* Healthline, 06/11-2018.