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KOS Organic Lion's Mane Powder -- 12.84 oz


KOS Organic Lion's Mane Powder
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KOS Organic Lion's Mane Powder -- 12.84 oz

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KOS Organic Lion's Mane Powder Description

  • Nature Powered
  • Super Nutritious
  • Brain
  • Non-GMO
  • Dairy Free
  • Plant-Based
  • Made In The USA
  • USDA Organic

Lion’s Mane has long been a versatile healing fungi in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Currently, it’s the object of extensive research in modern labs.

 

A study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry lists this fungus’ benefits as “antibiotic, anticarcinogenic, antidiabetes, anti-fatigue, antihypertensive, antihyperlipidemic, anti-senescence, anti-anxiety, anti-depression, cardioprotective, hepatoprotective, nephroprotective, neuroprotective and cognition enhancing. Talk about King of the Jungle.This Lion wears a mighty Mane!

 

A well researched aspect of Lion’s Mane is its impact on brain cells and related functions. A study in the International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms showed that it stimulated “neurite outgrowth” which might protect against cognitive decline.

 

Supports Brain Function

Lion’s Mane shows great promise as an all-natural brain booster. Preliminary research indicates it can play a role in improved brain function, mitigate memory loss and enhance cognitive abilities.

 

Suppresses Oxidative Damage

Some research suggests that Lion's Mane may encourage nerve cells to grow and repair more quickly due to compounds called hericenones and erinacines known to stimulate brain cell growth and function.

 

Nerve Protective Properties

Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) is a bioprotein critical to the health of neurons. Lion’s Mane may stimulate its production, possibly improving mental capacity and delaying degenerative brain diseases.

 


Directions

Add one serving (1 scoop) to your favorite dish or drink for a nutritious boost.
Free Of
GMOs, gluten, dairy.

*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: 1 Scoop (3.5 g)
Servings per Container: About 104
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories10
Total Fat0 g0%
   Saturated Fat0 g0%
   Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Sodium0 mg0%
Total Carbohydrate3 g1%
   Dietary Fiber0 g0%
   Total Sugars0 g
     Includes 0g Added Sugars0%
Protein0 g
Vitamin D0 mcg0%
Calcium0 mg0%
Iron1 mg6%
Potassium0 mg0%
Calories per gram: Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4
Other Ingredients: Organic lionsmane powder.
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Essential Oils for Focus

1. Orange oil

Anxiety can sap your energy and make it difficult to focus on a challenging task. Conversely, distractibility and trouble focusing are signs of anxiety. There are several essential oils that have anxiety reduction benefits. Orange oil, derived from the skin of sweet orange, is one of them. Several studies show that inhaling orange essential can reduce anxiety and also potentially depression. One study, for example, found that orange oil was able to reduce levels of anxiety in women in labor, and another showed reduced stress hormone levels in children visiting the dentist.

2. Vetiver oil

Vetiver oil, derived from a plant native to India, can also help reduce symptoms of stress and anxiety that pull your attention away from important tasks. Additionally, studies show that it improves alertness and brain function and decreases mental fatigue. In addition to attention boosting, this essential oil is also a versatile first aid salve that can help with burns, acne, wounds and cuts.

3. Rosemary

Rosemary, an evergreen needle-y plant, has been used in folk medicine to improve memory for centuries. Recent studies have proven this folk remedy to be not only a memory enhancer but also a cognitive booster. For example, one study found inhaling rosemary improved focus and memory in school children, and another study showed volunteers who inhaled diffused rosemary oil performed better on cognitive tests.

4. Peppermint

While most people know that peppermint is a great breath freshener and also a tasty herbal tea, you may not know that its crisp scent can also improve memory, attention and problem-solving. Researchers tested participants’ cognitive performance after inhaling peppermint, ylang-ylang and no aroma and found significant memory enhancement and increased alertness in those exposed to peppermint.

5. Frankincense

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Just smell

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Diffuser

A diffuser is made explicitly for diffusing the scent of essential oils in your room or office. Sprinkle a few drops mixed with water into a diffuser, and it disperses tiny scent-infused particles around your room so you can inhale the scent effortlessly.

Mix with a carrier and apply to your skin

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