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Le Hericium erinaceus: des propriétés essentiellement dépendantes du neuronal growth factor

  • B. Donatini
Formation Continue Mycothérapie


Le Hericium erinaceus (HE) induit la synthèse de neuronal growth factor (NGF), impliqué dans les maladies neurodégénératives comme la maladie d’Alzheimer ou plus généralement dans les troubles trophiques (estomac, intestin, foie) ou les cicatrisations (peau, cartilage, os). Le HE stimule aussi les voies TH1 et TH2 (antiparasitaire puissant), ce qui le positionne parmi les aliments potentiellement utiles contre les maladies auto-immunes IL17-dépendantes. L’effet du NGF dépend de la vitamine D.

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Champignon Neuronal growth factor 

Hericium erinaceus: properties mostly related to the secretion of neuronal growth factor


Hericium erinaceus induces the synthesis of neuronal growth factor (NGF), implicated in neuro-degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer dementia or more generally in atrophic diseases (stomac, intestinal mucosa, liver) or fibroblasts, chondrocytes or osteoblasts stimulation. HE also stimulates immunity, especially TH1 and TH2 pathways which enables this mycelia to be considered as a good candidate in auto-immune diseases therapy. The efficacy of NGF relies on an adequate titration of vitamin D.


Mushroom Neuronal growth factor 


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