Medicinal Mushrooms & Mental Health

The CNP Diet and Athletics Research Category consolidates research exploring the interdependent relationship between medicinal mushrooms and mental health. Cassidy Axelrod is CNP’s Medicinal Mushrooms and Mental Health contributor and is the lead developer of this research category. To view each original study on the open internet, click “Original.” To view the CNP summary of the study, click “CNP Summary.” While a small portion of the studies in this research category is available below for free, the full set of studies (and their summaries) are available to CNP members through the CNP Library Membership launching on January 15, 2022.

2017

Antifatigue functions and mechanisms of edible and medicinal mushrooms

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2018

Anti-inflammatory properties of edible mushrooms: A review

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2020

A mechanistic review on medicinal mushrooms-derived Bioactive compounds: potential mycotherapy candidates for alleviating neurological disorders

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2019

Therapeutic potential of hericium erinaceus for depressive disorder

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2021

Influence of short-term consumption of Hericium erinaceus on serum biochemical markers and the changes of the gut microbiota: A pilot study

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2020

Neuroprotective effects of Hericium erinaceus (Bull.: Fr.) Pers. against high-dose corticosterone-induced oxidative stress in PC-12 cells

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2018

Hericium erinaceus extract reduces anxiety and depressive behaviors by promoting hippocampal neurogenesis in the adult mouse brain

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2019

Hericium erinaceus improves mood and sleep disorders in patients affected by overweight or obesity: Could circulating pro-BDNF and BDNF be potential biomarkers?

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2020

Discovering the potentials of medicinal mushrooms in combating depression - a review

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2021

Neuroprotective metabolites of Hericium erinaceus promote neuro-healthy aging

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2010

Reduction of depression and anxiety by 4 weeks Hericium erinaceus intake

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2018

Neurohealth properties of Hericium erinaceus Mycelia enriched with Erinacines

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2021

Mushroom intake and depression: a population-based study using data from the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 2005-2016.

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