Cordyceps (full name Cordyceps sinensis) is medicinal fungus also known as Caterpillar mushroom. Used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for energy, stamina, immunity and sleep. It is anti-inflammatory, immune protective and adaptogenic. Recent use has been for sports performance and protection against viruses.
Research supports the use of cordyceps powder for inflammation, exercise performance, anti-aging, diabetes, heart health and cholesterol. It may also improve liver function. Cordyceps dosage is between 1000-3000 mg per day.
Studies have shown that Cordyceps capsules can help with lowering of blood sugar levels, it can improve sensitivity to insulin and improve glucose tolerance making it helpful for type II diabetics. It supports heart health by lowering cholesterol, triglycerides and heart rate, also helping to maintain regular heart rhythms.
Cordyceps extract also supports libido in both men and women by acting as an aphrodisiac, as well as helping to improve reproductive activity.
Studies have shown cordyceps supplements to improve exercise performance by reducing muscle aches and preventing weakness. It improves endurance and helps combat fatigue by stimulating the primary source of energy in our cells.
Some minor side effects may occur causing digestive upsets. It is also not recommended in autoimmune conditions or bleeding disorders. Supplementation must be stopped 2 weeks prior to surgery.
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