Cordyceps (caterpillar fungus) is a Chinese traditional medicine which has been used for more than 1200 years. Under this medicine’s scientific name, which is Cordyceps Sinensis, there is a medical fungus, which grows in the highest mountains in China and Tibet.
One of the more serious Cordyceps effects, in traditional and modern medicine, is the ability to stabilize the pulse and correct cardiac arrhythmias.
Traditional Tibetan and Chinese medicine use these healing medicinal mushrooms for more than 2000 years. The main reasons for its application lies in its properties to strengthen immunity, improve libido and achieve greater operational efficiency and performance in sports activities.
Also, its use is recommended when you feel like your body’s vitality is getting poor and weak, particularly in cancer, impotence and kidney diseases. Clinical trials have confirmed that Cordyceps has long been known as an aphrodisiac, increasing libido in both men and women. It also improves cortisol’s biosynthesis and testosterone and estrogen, whose normal production in the body decreases with age and leads to a weakening of the sexual power and desire. In addition, this fungus has no harmful side effects, which usual impotence remedies have. Cordyceps is traditionally used in Asia to improve fertility in both men and women.
Scientists also have proven that this fungus is great addition for women in infertility treatment. It nourishes and protects the whole organism, has a beneficial effect on a wide range of physical and mental problems. Protects the kidneys from damage and heals inflammation. It helps detoxify the liver with fibrosis and cirrhosis caused by hepatitis. It has positive effects on the mood, useful for the prevention of fatigue and various kinds of depression. Regulates insulin secretion, prevents hyperglycemia and helps in the treatment of all types of diabetes. It is used against cough, mucus problems, against wheezing, asthma and in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Previous studies have shown efficiency when it comes to treating cancer because it inhibits the growth, division and multiplication of malignant cells in the body.
Cordyceps has anti-inflammatory properties – has proven its efficacy in rheumatoid arthritis. This fungus also protects cardiovascular diseases – regulates the heart, improves blood circulation, prevents blood clotting and reduces high blood pressure, cholesterol and triglycerides,.
Cordyceps is effective against infections because it acts against viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites.
The fungus also has a beneficial effect on the organism’s overall health and restores the natural balance of energy.
Cordyceps healing properties:
-Protects against parasites
-Protects against kidney and liver linked diseases
-Increases libido and fertility
-Acts great against bacteria, viruses and parasites
-Strengthen the immunity
-Helps when it comes to dealing with fatigue
-Protects against cancer
-Prevents cardiovascular diseases
-Helps against arthritis
The fungus is available in liquid, powder and pill form.
The usual dosage is between 3 and 6 grams of it a day.
In China and Nepal, this mushroom is so valued that it often is added to tea mixtures, cocktails of various herbs and spices.