Herbal Information on Cordyceps Mushroom Powder
Name: Cordyceps Mushrooms
Botanical Name: Cordyceps sinensis
Other Names: Cordyceps Mushroom, Cordyceps Bioavailable Mushroom, Cordyceps Biomass, Cordyceps Fungus, Cordyceps Mycelium, Jin Shui Bao
Pin Yin Name: Dong Chong Xia Cao, Dong Chong Xia Liang
Other Ingredients: Grown on organic brown rice (full disclosure: the rice is not a filler but the medium on which the mushrooms grow).
Package Size: 5.2 ounces
Suggested Use: Take 1 tsp. twice daily (can be mixed with water, juice or food).
Origin: United States
Brand: Myriad Mycology
Caution: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.
Cordyceps sinensis is a medicinal mushroom that has been used for over 5,000 years. It was highly recommended by ancient medical practitioners as the most beneficial for managing all illnesses. Cordyceps is well known as a nourishing tonic. Athletes wanting to support energy and endurance levels commonly use cordyceps mushrooms. Athletes maintain high performance goals while using cordyceps mushrooms and a healthy diet.
Benefits of Cordyceps
- Promotes Healthy Cardiovascular System
- Supports Immune System
- Gives Assistance to Circulatory System
- Contains Naturally Occurring Sterols, Polysaccharides, and Nucleosides
- Traditional Chinese Tonic for Endurance
- Promotes Naturally Occurring Energy
- Benefits Oxygen Uptake in the Body
- Beneficial in Regulation of Cholesterol in the Body
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