Frequently Asked Questions - FAQ

Are Medilution products safe?

Our products are all natural ingredients and vegan friendly. No artificial colours, aromas, or preservatives are added. All products are lab tested for safety and purity.

Who can benefit from your creams & balms designed for physical recovery?

Our Muscle Joint & Rescue Cream contains natural and botanical ingredients to help relieve your muscles and joints from pain and stiffness. It supports the recovery of sprains and strains and can reduce inflammation. The Menthol and Camphor generate penetrating warmth in aching, injured and sore muscles. Virtually anybody who lives an active lifestyle and needs fast-acting effects can stand to benefit from our Creams & Balms Designed For Physical Recovery.

What is your Body Rescue Lotion about?

Our Body Rescue Lotion contains a powerhouse of natural, whole food antioxidants. It absorbs instantly and is lightweight for daytime wear but formulated to deliver regenerative hydration overnight as well. It helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines, even skin tone and improve skin’s suppleness. Containing specially chosen ingredients to benefit your skin in the best way, it absorbs quickly into the skin with no greasy after feeling. It improves moisture retention, lavishing your body with bioactives and revitalising dull skin with natural antioxidants and omega actives.

What is Lion's Mane Mushroom?

Lion's Mane Mushroom, scientifically known as Hericium erinaceus, is a unique type of edible mushroom recognized for its distinctive appearance and potential health benefits. It grows naturally in North America, Europe, and Asia and is characterized by its long, shaggy spines that resemble a lion's mane, hence its name.

Key Characteristics and Uses:

Appearance: It has a white to cream color and a globe-like shape with cascading, hair-like spines rather than the typical mushroom cap and gills.

Culinary Use: Lion's Mane is not only used for medicinal purposes but is also a gourmet edible mushroom. It has a seafood-like flavor, often compared to lobster or crab, and a meaty texture, making it a popular meat substitute in vegetarian and vegan dishes.

Health Benefits: Lion's Mane is most renowned for its potential cognitive and neurological benefits. It contains several compounds thought to support brain health, including hericenones and erinacines, which may stimulate the growth of brain cells.

Neuroprotective Properties: Some studies suggest that Lion's Mane may help with neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's, dementia, and Parkinson's disease, although more research is needed to confirm these effects.

Immune System Support: The mushroom is rich in antioxidants and beta-glucans, which are known for their immune-boosting properties.

Mental Health: Preliminary research indicates potential benefits in reducing symptoms of anxiety and depression, though more extensive studies are required.

Digestive Health: Lion's Mane might also have positive effects on the digestive system, potentially aiding in the treatment of gastric ulcers and inflammatory bowel diseases.

Supplementation and Consumption:
Lion's Mane is available in various forms, including fresh or dried mushrooms, powders, teas, and dietary supplements like tasty gummies, capsules or extracts. The form and dosage can depend on the intended use, whether for culinary enjoyment or health-related purposes.

Safety and Considerations: While generally considered safe for most people, it's always advisable to consult with a healthcare provider before starting any new supplement, especially for individuals with pre-existing health conditions or those taking other medications.

In summary, Lion's Mane Mushroom is a fascinating fungus, valued both for its unique culinary attributes and its potential health benefits, particularly in supporting cognitive and immune functions.

How does Lion's Mane Mushroom work?

Lion's Mane Mushroom (Hericium erinaceus) is known for its potential benefits for brain health and cognitive function. Here's how it is believed to work:

Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) Stimulation: One of the most significant actions of Lion's Mane is its ability to stimulate the synthesis of NGF. NGF is a protein that plays a crucial role in the growth, maintenance, and survival of nerve cells, including brain neurons. By promoting NGF, Lion's Mane may support neuron growth and repair.

Neuroprotection: Compounds in Lion's Mane, such as hericenones and erinacines, may protect neurons from damage caused by inflammation and oxidation. This neuroprotective effect can be beneficial in preventing and potentially treating neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

Enhancing Cognitive Function: Due to its potential effects on NGF and neuroprotection, Lion's Mane is believed to enhance cognitive functions such as memory, focus, and concentration. Some studies have shown improvements in these areas, especially in individuals with mild cognitive impairment.

Mood and Anxiety: There is some evidence suggesting that Lion's Mane can have a positive impact on mood and may help reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression. This could be due to its effects on brain health and neurogenesis, as well as its potential anti-inflammatory properties.

Anti-inflammatory and Antioxidant Properties: Lion's Mane mushrooms contain antioxidants and compounds that may reduce inflammation. Chronic inflammation and oxidative stress are implicated in various diseases, including those of the brain, and reducing these can be beneficial for overall health.

Immune System Support: Lion's Mane may also boost the immune system. While this is less directly related to brain health, a strong immune system is vital for overall well-being and can indirectly support brain health.

It's important to note that while promising, research on Lion's Mane is still in relatively early stages, and many of the studies have been small or conducted on animals. More extensive human research is needed to fully understand its effects and potential therapeutic uses. As with any supplement, it's advisable to consult with a healthcare provider before starting to use Lion's Mane, especially for individuals with existing health conditions or those taking medication.

How many Medilution Lion’s Mane mushroom gummies shall I take a day and when?

We recommend taking your Medilution Lion’s Mane mushroom gummies in the morning and the afternoon.

Take 1-2 gummies twice a day. Chew gummy thoroughly before swallowing. Do not exceed the daily recommended dose.

Are your mushroom gummies psychedelic like magic mushrooms?

No! Our mushrooms do not contain psilocybin which is the compound that makes magic mushrooms psychedelic.

What is the beta-glucan level in your Lion's Mane mushroom extract?

Our Lion' Mane mushrooms extract is standardised at 30% beta-glucans. When considering Lion's Mane mushroom extracts, the percentage of beta-glucans is an important factor, as it indicates the potency and quality of the extract.

In the context of Lion's Mane mushrooms, beta-glucans are particularly noted for their potential immune-boosting properties. They are thought to enhance the immune system by promoting the activity of certain immune cells and by modulating the immune response. This can potentially make the body more efficient at fighting infections, healing wounds, and managing inflammation.

Additionally, Lion's Mane mushrooms, and their beta-glucans, have been the subject of research for other potential health benefits, including neuroprotective effects that might aid in the growth and repair of nerve cells, which could be beneficial for brain health.

What is your Face Rescue Cream about?

Our Face Rescue Cream conditions, hydrates, and softens the skin, replenishing essential vitamins and minerals. It restores the skins natural moisture barrier and increases skin elasticity while protecting sensitive skin. It is antioxidant rich and anti-inflammatory. It is a fast-acting, hydrator that transforms your skin to the most radiant, healthy-looking, fresh complexion yet. It is formulated using our liquid patch technology creating an emulsion that has enough fatty and watery particles to penetrate the skin and deliver the key actives subcutaneously. Perfect for all skin types including acne-prone.