Cordyceps Sinensis

Cordyceps , one of the better-known traditional Chinese medicines, consist of dried fungus Cordyceps Sinensis growing on the larva of the caterpillar. It is commonly used in China for the replenishment of general body health.

Cordyceps has a broad range of pharmacological and biological actions on liver, kidneys, heart, and immune system. One of the known pharmacological effects is its anti-oxidation activity.

Cordyceps Sinensis, a well-known and valued traditional Chinese medicine, is also called DongChong Xia Cao (winter worm summer grass) in Chinese.

Cordyceps is a powerful life enhancing tonic and an extremely effective and unique herb able to benefit many body systems. There are many Studies show the benefits of Cordyceps as following:

Promotes more restful sleep. Cordyceps has a calming effect on the nervous system to help reduce anxiety and nervous stress as well as make sleep more productive.

Reduces the effects of radiation treatment. Cordyceps increases the effectiveness of the spleen to help it filter out harmful substances in the blood. As well, it increases the DNA, RNA and proteins in the spleen to promote faster healing.

Lowers blood pressure and increases blood supply. Cordyceps can slow down the heart rate, increase the blood supply to the arteries and also increase the total blood volume of the heart. It relaxes the blood vessel walls so blood flow is increased to the heart and blood pressure is lowered.

Reduces asthma and respiratory problems. Cordyceps can relax the bronchial walls as well as having anti-inflammatory properties. So it is effective against coughs, phlegm, asthma and other respiratory ailments. Cordyceps also increases
adrenaline production.

Rejuvenates male sex ability. Cordyceps acts as a very potent male sex
hormone to bring back youthful sexual function and stamina.

Increases energy level. Cordyceps has the ability to increase ATP
production in human cells thus increasing your energy level.

Amazing anti-ager. Cordyceps can prevent the formation of peroxide and lipids and prevent or decrease the formation of oxidase enzymes in the brain. This makes Cordyceps a powerful anti-aging herb.

Lowers bad cholesterol. Cordyceps helps regulate your blood sugar. This is good news if you suffer from diabetes.

Makes other nutrition work better. When you have Cordyceps working for you, the food you eat is more fully absorbed into your body. It also helps your body make more efficient use of nutrients and protein from your food, so you will have all the necessary building blocks for good health.

Improves memory. Cordyceps has also proven in
clinical studies to help improve memory and mental

Generally, Cordyceps helps restore normal functioning of various parts of the body; it helps stimulate the immune system, benefits the circulatory system and promotes energy, vitality and longevity. It develops strong anti-aging power and is a good anti--oxidant.

Properties of Cordyceps Sinensis

  • Antioxidant
    The extracts of cultured Cordyceps sinensis possess potent antioxidant and anti-lipid peroxidation activities and inhibit accumulation of cholesterol in macrophages via suppression of LDL oxidation.

  • Cordyceps and Diabetes
    Cordyceps improves glucose metabolism and increases insulin sensitivity in normal rats.

  • Cordyceps and Hepatitis B
    Cordyceps may be helpful in hepatitis B. One study
    showed an improvement in the CD4 to CD8 ratio with
    the use of cordyceps for 3 months.

  • Lupus
    Cordyceps has been studied in systemic lupus
    erythematosus in rats. Cordyceps sinensis reduced the level of proteinuria and anti-ds-DNA antibody in plasma, and improved kidney function in rats with SLE.