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Host Defense MycoBotanicals™ Brain -- 60 Vegetarian Capsules

Host Defense MycoBotanicals™ Brain
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Host Defense MycoBotanicals™ Brain -- 60 Vegetarian Capsules

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Host Defense MycoBotanicals™ Brain Description

  • Made with Organic Mushrooms and Herbs
  • Bee Friendly

Host Defense MycoBotanicals is a blend of mushrooms and herbs. We use activated, freeze-dried, Certified Organic mushroom mycelium, with a full spectrum of constituents which are essential for Supporting Natural Immunity. By adding certified organic herbs that have been carefully selected to complement the health benefits of mushrooms, this marriage provides the best of both worlds. Like the dance of the sun and moon, two kingdoms are paired together to provide the best possible Functional Food formula for Supporting Brain Health!


MycoBotanicals Bran

Feature / Benefit

Lion's Mane / Supports the brain and nervous system

Reishi / Supports neurological and adrenal functioning

Cordyceps / Supports brain health with aging

Bacopa monnierri / Supports brain function and memory

Gotu Kola / Supports mental acuity

Ginkgo Biloba / May support healthy blood flow to the brain


About The Founder

Paul Stamets believes in the power of Mycelium, the network of thread-like cells that produces mushrooms. Paul wants everyone to share in the benefits from the Host Defense line of products. Mentored by the greatest mycologists of our time, he integrates and expands upon the knowledge of our ancestors.


As a dietary supplement, take 2 capsules once per day. Can be taken with food or on an empty stomach or as recommended by your healthcare advisor.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 2 Capsules
Servings per Container: 30
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Lion's Made (Hericium erinaceus) mycelium300 mg*
Reishi (Ganoderma lucidum/resinaceum) mycelium150 mg*
Cordyceps (Coryceps militaris) mycelium50 mg*
Bacopa (Bacopa monnieri) whole plant aqueous extract250 mg*
Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica) aerial parts hydroethanolic extract130 mg*
Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) leaf hydroethanolic extract120 mg*
*Daily value not established.
Other Ingredients: Freeze-dried myceliated brown rice, pullulan (an extra-cellular polysaccharide), maltodextrin.
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5 Reasons Why It's Crucial to Get a Good Night's Sleep

Think of sleep as your body’s ultimate restoration program. Sleep is essential to healthy functioning, for both your brain and your body. The converse is true too: Not getting enough sleep adversely impacts many bodily systems and over time can contribute to risk of chronic disease and health problems.

Alarm Clock on Nightstand Beside Someone Getting a Good Night's Sleep |

Here are five of the many good things that come with a good night’s sleep:

Brain clears

Sleep does wonders for ability to think clearly. The brain depends on sleep to replenish the energy the brain uses throughout the day. Our brains actually run on electricity, and that same electricity creates chemical waste products—metabolites—that get flushed out when we sleep. If you don’t get enough sleep and that chemical process doesn’t have a chance to run, your mind may feel fuzzy the next day.

Lack of sleep red flag: Sleep deprivation often makes it harder to concentrate and organize your thoughts.

Organs chill out

During the night, all of our organs quiet down. Kidneys slow down urine production, which is why we need to pee less when we sleep. Heart rate slows. Digestions tapers off in the intestines, and the liver takes a break from detoxification and tries to build and repair tissues. In general, your body goes into repair and prepare mode, getting all systems ready for the new day.

Lack of sleep red flag: The body produces more adrenaline when it’s awake, which can lead to adrenal fatigue and increased anxiety.

Hunger hormones decrease

Sleep regulates your levels of ghrelin, the hormone that signals hunger. It also increases the production of leptin, ghrelin's complementary hormone, leptin, the hormone that signals fullness. Adequate sleep means these two key hormones, essential for a strong metabolism, do their job of curbing hunger efficiently. If you are sleep-deprived, your brain gets the signal to keep on eating, plus fewer signals to stop eating when you are full.

Lack of sleep red flag: An increase in appetite and a harder time resisting food cravings, especially for fatty food.

Growth hormones circulate

During NREM sleep—non-rapid eye movement—our bodies make a host of different growth hormones. This is not the same as performance enhancing growth hormones. It’s the kind that fuels growth in children but also maintains our tissues and organs throughout our life. Children whose sleep is impaired by sleep apnea, for example, often experience growth delays. Growth hormones are also responsible for any kind of physical recovery, such as rebuilding muscle mass and healing wounds.

Lack of sleep red flag: Less than 7 hours of sleep a night may influence your production of growth hormones. Decreased energy, extreme fatigue and finding physical activity harder are signs of waning growth hormone levels.

Immune system strengthens

Getting enough sleep increases the likeliness of opening our immune systems warding off attacks.  Sleep enhances our immunity, protecting our bodies from ailments such as colds, flu and other illnesses. When we don’t get enough sleep, the body produces less cells and proteins and our immune system becomes more vulnerable to inflammation.

Lack of sleep red flag: A lingering cold or seasonal illness that you just can’t shake. Rest, as simple as it seems, can really do wonders for our health.

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