Cordyceps Sinensis

Cordyceps Sinensis

Cordyceps has a long history of therapeutic application and is well documented in western literature as immunologically modulating. The below compiled literature describes clinically significant benefits for a wide range of disease conditions related to immune competency.

Cordyceps Sinensis is a very cool mushroom; it eats insects and other fungi. This picture shows a cordyceps that has consumed a grub worm.

Cordyceps Sinensis contains a wide range of bio-theraputic agents, but the majority of benefits are associated with large molecule polysaccharides which exhibit clinically verified therapeutic actions. Myco-saccharides often have molecular weights exceeding 7000. Recent research correlates therapeutic benefit with size of the polysaccharide molecules.

See links below for research details. Here is a great pdf article on Cordyceps Sinensis. Did you know that 1 kilogram of wild-harvested Cordyceps costs about $250,000? Did you know that Cordyceps Sinensis harvest accounts for over half of Tibet’s economy?

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