Hou Tou Jun

Hericium Erinaceus, LION'S MANE

hou tou jun

Hericium Erinaceus is associated with the family of the russulales species. It grows in forests with high humidity. Its fruiting body has a diameter of up to 25 cm. It's appearance resembles a monkey with a hairy face or a lion with a mane. Thus it is named lion's mane. It is considered a delicious, very digestible culinary mushroom. In China and Japan, it is enjoyed as a therapeutic food supplement.
hou tou jun tonifies the middle, soothes the shen, strengthens the zang fu, clears heat and moisturises dryness.