At one time or another, we’ve all dreamed of becoming more intelligent, learning more things in less time, thinking and reacting faster, and having a better memory. Enter Lion's Mane...


Ever seen the film Limitless? If you haven’t, the protagonist, played by Bradley Cooper, transforms his life with a smart drug that enables him to access 100% of his brain's abilities, and perform at superhuman levels. We all need something like that, something that helps us increase our brain power, productivity and focus—but a legal, natural version, without the side effects of course. Because at one time or another, we’ve all dreamed of becoming more intelligent, learning more things in less time, thinking and reacting faster, and having a better memory. Which is why we developed HIMMENSE CHARGE. A blend of 20 active ingredients including vitamins, minerals and natural nootropics like Lion’s Mane mushroom.  Known scientifically as Hericium erinaceus, Lion's Mane is not just another addition to the myriad of cognitive enhancers; it's a powerhouse mushroom backed by scientific research. Let's delve into what Lion's Mane is, its scientifically proven benefits, and the key clinical studies supporting its efficacy.


Lion's Mane mushroom, aptly named for its shaggy, white appearance resembling a lion's mane, is a culinary and medicinal mushroom that has been used for centuries in Asian countries like China, India and Japan. Even physician Hippocrates lauded their potential health benefits as far back as 450 BCE in Ancient Greece.

Nutritionally, Lion’s Mane mushrooms are rich in vitamins such as thiamine, riboflavin, and niacin. They are also a good source of protein and essential minerals such as manganese, zinc, and potassium. And they contain powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds. Which is why it comes as no surprise that Lion's Mane is revered for its potential health benefits, particularly its ability to support brain health and cognitive function.


Clinical studies show that Lion’s Mane can help support brain health and function, improve mood and emotional well-being, regulate blood sugar and support heart health.


Studies have shown that Lion's Mane can stimulate the synthesis of Nerve Growth Factor (NGF), a protein crucial for the growth, maintenance, and survival of neurons. This can lead to improved memory and cognitive performance. For example:

+ A 2023 double-blind randomised placebo-controlled study involving 41 healthy adults aged 18-45y found that Lion’s mane supplementation for 8 weeks resulted in improved speed of performance, and reduced subjective stress.

+ A 2009 double-blind, parallel-group, placebo-controlled study involving Japanese men and women aged 50-80y diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment, found those that took Lion's Mane mushroom extract for 16 weeks showed significantly improved cognitive function compared to those who took a placebo. 


Lion's Mane has also shown promise in protecting the brain and promoting nerve regeneration. This is particularly important for neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. For example:

+ A 2019 randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled parallel-group comparative study found that oral intake of Lion’s Mane (H.erinaceus) for 12-weeks significantly improved cognitive functions, and that intake of Lion’s Mane is a safe and convenient method for dementia prevention.

+ A 2020 double-blind controlled study conducted over 49 weeks, involving patients with mild Alzheimer's disease aged 50y+, found Lion’s Mane (Hericium erinaceus) treatment resulted in a significant improvement in cognitive test scores. Furthermore, the researchers concluded Lion’s Mane is safe and well tolerated.

+ A 2016 animal study demonstrated that Lion's Mane mushroom has neuroprotective effects that may treat or prevent neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease. 


Studies suggest that Lion’s Mane can reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression, possibly due to its anti-inflammatory properties and its role in promoting nerve growth factor (NGF) synthesis. For example:

+ A 2010 placebo controlled study found that women experiencing menopause-related symptoms who consumed Lion's Mane cookies for four weeks had reduced levels of anxiety and depression compared to the control group.

+ A 2019 study involving 77 overweight or obese patients found that Lion’s Mane mushroom improved mood and sleep disorders.

+ A systematic review of pre-clinical and clinical studies found that Lion’s Mane significantly alleviates depressive order. 


Animal studies suggest that Lion’s mane mushroom may be beneficial for diabetes management by improving blood sugar management and reducing some of the side effects (e.g. diabetic nerve pain). For example:

+ Several animal studies have shown that lion’s mane can cause significantly lower blood sugar levels in both normal and diabetic mice, even at daily dosages as low as 2.7 milligrams (mg) per pound (6 mg per kg) of body weight.

+ A study on mice with diabetic nerve damage, found that 6 weeks of daily lion’s mushroom extract significantly reduced pain, lowered blood sugar levels, and even increased antioxidant levels. 


Clinical research suggests that Lion’s Mane can regulate gut microbiota and support digestive health. For example:

+ Lab and animal studies suggest Lion's Mane can slow the growth of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), a type of bacteria linked with many stomach ulcers.

+ Several studies have highlighted the therapeutic potential of Lion’s Mane for gastrointestinal disorders such as gastritis and inflammatory bowel diseases.

+ A 2016 controlled study involving 50 patients with ulcerative colitis (a chronic inflammatory bowel disease) found that taking a mushroom supplement containing 14% lion’s mane extract significantly reduced symptoms and improved quality of life after 3 weeks. 


Research shows that lion’s mane extract may reduce some major risk factors of heart disease. For example:

+ A 2010 study of rats fed a high fat diet and given daily doses of lion’s mane extract showed 27% lower triglyceride levels and 42% less weight gain after 28 days.

+ The results of a 2013 study found that Lion’s Mane possesses an ability to cure hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol) in rats and may serve as an effective natural medicine for treating hyperlipidemia in humans.

+ Test-tube studies have also found that lion’s mane extract can help prevent the oxidation of cholesterol in the bloodstream.


Research shows that lion’s mane mushrooms contain powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds that may help reduce the impact of illnesses like heart disease, cancer and autoimmune disorders. For example:

+  A 2012 study examining the antioxidant abilities of 14 different mushroom species found that lion’s mane had the fourth highest antioxidant activity and recommended it be considered a good dietary source of antioxidants.

+ Studies have found that when lion’s mane extract is mixed with human cancer cells in a test tube, they cause the cancer cells to die faster. This has been demonstrated with several types of cancer cells, including liver, colon, stomach, and blood cancer cells. 


Research shows that lion’s mane mushroom can boost immunity by increasing the activity of the intestinal immune system, which protects the body from pathogens that enter the gut through the mouth or nose. For example, a 2012 study found that supplementing with lion’s mane extract daily nearly quadrupled the lifespan of mice injected with a lethal dose of salmonella bacteria.


Unlike synthetic nootropics, which often come with a range of side effects, Lion's Mane is well-tolerated and has been consumed safely for centuries. It can be taken in various forms, including food supplements, powders, and even culinary dishes.


Lion's Mane is more than just an intriguing mushroom; it's a potent natural nootropic with a growing body of scientific evidence supporting its benefits. From enhancing cognitive function and protecting against neurodegeneration to alleviating symptoms of anxiety and depression, Lion's Mane offers a multi-faceted approach to brain health. As more research unfolds, this extraordinary mushroom continues to solidify its place in the realm of nootropics, offering a natural way to turbocharge your brainpower, which is why it’s a key ingredient in HIMMENSE CHARGE.

By incorporating HIMMENSE CHARGE into your daily routine, you can potentially unlock new levels of mental clarity, memory, and overall cognitive function.

So, whether you’re a student, a professional, or simply someone looking to maintain peak brain health, CHARGE is a natural and effective option worth exploring.

Advice is for information only and should not replace medical care. Consult a healthcare professional if you have any questions or are taking any other medications before you try any remedies or supplements.  

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