Lion’s Mane mushroom is a delicious culinary treat with some potent health benefits, you can cook the mushroom or use our powders in hot and cold drinks and recipes for a medicinal boost. Lion’s Mane has many names, and is also known as ‘The Mountain Priest mushroom’, as Buddhist monks were said to have used Lion’s Mane mushroom powder as a tea to enhance brain power and heighten their focus during meditation. Find out more about this amazing mushroom and our Mountain Priest’s Chai Latte recipe with Lion’s Mane Powder…
Lion’s Mane was traditionally reserved for royalty, and in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) it was used as a tonic for supporting overall health and longevity. Lion’s Mane powder is beneficial for supporting the immune system, and is rich in anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial compounds which may support digestive health. It is best known for its cognitive benefits. Lion’s Mane powder stimulates the production of nerve growth factor (NGF) which helps maintain neurons, which are the brain cells responsible for helping us to process and transmit information, aiding learning and memory. This chai latte is the perfect choice if you are studying for an exam, writing an essay or for general concentration and focus at work.
Mountain Priest’s Chai Latte with Lions Mane
1 Scoop Lion’s Mane Powder
1/4 Teaspoon of Ginger Powder
1/2 Teaspoon Cinnamon Powder
1/4 Teaspoon Cacao Powder
300ml Plant Milk of Choice (We like Coconut)
Coconut sugar (to taste)
- Add ingredients to the blender in the order listed (You can also use a latte whisk)
- Blend until everything is smooth and well combined
- Serve hot or cold
We think our mountain priest’s chai latte is the perfect way to start the day, and show your brain some love. Helping to support your focus, concentration and memory’, give it a try for some cognitive support.