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Cordyceps Militaris Extract Powder Bulk (1kg / 35oz)

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Cordyceps concentrated hot-water extract (min. 30% polysaccharides)

8:1 extract
Yong Chong Cao Caterpillar Fungus (Cordyceps militaris) fruiting body (cultivated)

Cordyceps is a type of fungus that has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese and Tibetan medicine.  Some of the reported health benefits of cordyceps:

  • Increased Energy and Stamina: Cordyceps is often used as an adaptogen, which means it may help improve energy levels and reduce fatigue. Some people believe it can enhance physical performance and endurance by increasing the body's production of adenosine triphosphate (ATP), a molecule that provides energy to cells.

  • Respiratory Health: Cordyceps has been traditionally used to support respiratory health. Some research suggests that it may help improve lung function, making it potentially beneficial for individuals with respiratory conditions like asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

  • Immune System Support: Cordyceps contains compounds, including polysaccharides and cordycepin, that are thought to boost the immune system's response to infections and illnesses. It may enhance the activity of white blood cells and promote overall immune system function.

  • Anti-Inflammatory Effects: Cordyceps may have anti-inflammatory properties, which could be beneficial for conditions characterized by chronic inflammation, such as arthritis and certain autoimmune diseases.

  • Antioxidant Activity: Cordyceps is a source of antioxidants that help protect cells from oxidative stress and damage caused by free radicals. This antioxidant activity may contribute to its potential health benefits.

  • Kidney Health: In traditional Chinese medicine, cordyceps has been used to support kidney health. Some studies suggest that it may have a protective effect on the kidneys and could be beneficial for individuals with kidney-related issues.

  • Blood Sugar Regulation: Preliminary research indicates that cordyceps may help regulate blood sugar levels by improving insulin sensitivity. This could be particularly relevant for individuals with diabetes or those at risk of developing the condition.

  • Libido and Sexual Health: Cordyceps is sometimes referred to as a natural aphrodisiac and has been used to enhance libido and sexual function. Some animal studies have shown potential benefits in this regard, but more research is needed in humans.

*While there is promising research on the health benefits of cordyceps mushrooms, more studies are needed to confirm these effects in humans. Additionally, individual responses to cordyceps mushrooms can vary, and they should not be used as a replacement for medical treatments. If you have specific health concerns or conditions, it's advisable to consult with a healthcare professional before incorporating cordyceps mushrooms or any other dietary supplements into your regimen. These statements are not approved by the FDA and are not included to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease.