Make Lions Mane Supplement Capsules At Home

Making lion's mane mushroom supplement capsules at home can be a straightforward process if you have access to the necessary materials and ingredients. Lion's mane mushrooms are known for their potential cognitive and health benefits. Here's a basic guide on how to make your own lion's mane mushroom supplement capsules:

Ingredients and Materials:

  1. Dried lion's mane mushrooms: You can either purchase them or dry fresh lion's mane mushrooms yourself.
  2. Empty vegetarian or gelatin capsules: You can find these at health food stores or online.
  3. Grinder or blender: To turn dried lion's mane mushrooms into a fine powder.
  4. A small funnel or capsule filling machine.
  5. A clean and dry workspace.
  6. A scale for measuring the powder (optional).


  1. Prepare the mushrooms:

    • If you're using fresh lion's mane mushrooms, wash and thoroughly dry them. Alternatively, you can purchase pre-dried lion's mane mushrooms.
    • If you need to dry the mushrooms yourself, slice them thinly and evenly, then place them in a food dehydrator or an oven set to a low temperature until they are completely dry.
  2. Grind the mushrooms:

    • Using a grinder or blender, turn the dried mushrooms into a fine powder. Be sure to grind them as finely as possible to make filling the capsules easier.
  3. Measure the powder (optional):

    • If you want precise dosages, you can weigh the powdered mushroom to ensure you are filling the capsules with the desired amount per capsule.
  4. Fill the capsules:

    • Using a small funnel or a capsule filling machine, carefully fill the empty capsules with the powdered lion's mane mushroom. Make sure to fill each capsule consistently to achieve the desired dosage.
  5. Cap the capsules:

    • Seal the filled capsules by pressing the two halves together.
  6. Store the capsules:

    • Place the finished capsules in an airtight container to protect them from moisture and light. Store in a cool, dry place.
  7. Label the container:

    • Be sure to label the container with the contents and dosage instructions to avoid confusion.

Remember to consult with a healthcare professional before adding any new supplement to your daily routine, especially if you have underlying health conditions or are taking medications. Lion's mane mushrooms are generally considered safe, but individual reactions can vary.

Additionally, it's essential to ensure that your mushroom source is safe and clean, as contaminated or wild mushrooms can be dangerous. If you're unsure about the quality of your mushrooms, consider purchasing a reputable lion's mane mushroom supplement from a trusted source.


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