insomnia and anxiety as well as day and night sweats.
The Lion’s Mane mushroom (Hericium erinaceus) taken as a powder (3-5g
per day) can provide almost instantaneous relief of symptoms.
Martin Powell ,a Chinese herbalist, and author of ‘Medicinal
Mushrooms; A Clinical Guide’ recently described the actions of Lions
Mane at the 149th Annual NIMH conference.
Martin cited research evidence that Lion’s Mane can stimulate nerve
growth factor biosynthesis and the differentiation and re-myelination
of nerve cells.
Clinical trial data demonstrated the effectiveness of Lion’s Mane
treatment in improving mild cognitive impairment
(http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18844328) and reducing depression
and anxiety (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20834180).
Several case histories showed the effectiveness of taking Lion’s Mane
in relieving menopausal symptoms. Martin believes that the relief of