Japanese Name – Yamabushitake
Chinese Name – Hou Tou Gu (Monkey Head Mushroom)
English Name – Lion’s Mane Mushroom/Hedgehog Mushroom
Hericium erinaceous contains two families of compounds, the hericinones and erinacines, that strongly stimulate the synthesis of Nerve Growth Factor (NGF). NGF promotes neuron repair and renewal, including myelination.