Does lion’s mane mushroom get you high?

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There is a lot of debate surrounding the topic of whether or not lion’s mane mushroom gets you high. Some people say that it definitely does, while others maintain that there is no psychoactive component to this type of mushroom. So, what is the truth? Does lion’s mane mushroom get you high? In this blog post, we will take a look at the evidence and see what we can determine. Stay tuned for more information!

After taking the ingesting Lion’s Mane tincture, I typically don’t feel anything for the first few days, but after about a week of usage, there are five things I notice:


My focus has improved a lot; I can sit down at the start of a workday and work through until lunchtime without opening a browser and procrastinating.

This Lion’s Mane nootropic is effective without the stimulating sensation that I have with other nootropics supplements, and I never have trouble sleeping after using it.

Improved Dictation

For my day job, producing technical reports appears to be a walk in the park; I can sit down and write words on paper almost immediately. It’s as if I don’t have to worry about how to phrase my ideas anymore, and they just appear on paper.

Furthermore, I think my communication skills have gotten better; I no longer come up with the ideal comeback after two hours of discussion. I’m capable of coming up with answers, jokes, and small talk on the fly.

Reduction in anxiety

I feel less anxious, and this is why my conversations flow more easily and when the conversation does not flow, I don’t notice or obsess about it.

My anxiety, on the other hand, is quite minor and only concerns little things like small talk or taking phone calls that I’m not anticipating. However, I do notice anxiolytic effects.

Improved Reading

My reading abilities have improved (obviously owing to better focus), but I really feel like absorbing the content, analyzing it, digesting what I’ve learned, and then putting it to use in real-world situations.

This might be linked to a decrease in anxiety and “brain fog,” but it may also be caused by the fact that it’s shown in the studies.

I’ve heard the benefits before! Does lion’s mane mushroom get you high?

Imagine a mirror that has dust on it after years of usage. So how does it feel to have your brain clean? That’s how my head feels after I’ve cleaned the mirror of dust with a duster.

I can cease taking it and the dust will begin to return (without me even realising), but when I resume using Lion’s Mane mushroom, the dirt appears to be cleansed again.

My streams of consciousness and perception are clean; nevertheless, if you’re searching for a psychedelic experience, you may be disappointed.

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About the author

Bruce Wilson

I've studied Mycology and Forest Pathology and love creating content to help other learn more about my passion. Follow along as I continue to explore the amazing world of functional fungi!

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