Aug 17, 2019
Based on its healing properties, Cordyceps medicinal mushroom is also well known as the "Elixir of Life".
According to ancient records, Cordyceps mushroom improves the function of circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary and hormone systems.
Cordyceps mushroom is used in China as a support product for sexual function and as an energy booster. It restores energy, acts as an anti-aging aid and promotes longevity.
In clinical conditions Cordyceps mushroom has been shown to stimulate and restore the function of compromised immune system in various conditions including chronic fatigue, cancer and respiratory disorders, especially asthma. It has also been demonstrated that Cordyceps enhances blood circulation and can lower LDL cholesterol while raising beneficial HDL cholesterol.
This magnificent mushroom contains anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties, as well as regulates the kidney dysfunctions and liver disorders.
Cordyceps mushroom assists in building up stamina for better endurance and increases the energy levels thus improving the performance. In 1993 a team of Chinese women athletes achieved nine world records in the World Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Germany. One of them broke the record for the 10,000 meter-run by 42 seconds.
An astounding result!
Besides the intensive training, the large credit was given by the team to the use of Cordyceps mushroom. Chinese athletes use Cordyceps mushroom as a safe alternative to dangerous performance-enhancing drugs.
After this event the world seriously focused the attention on the evaluation of the pharmacological properties of this mushroom.
The powerful aphrodisiac properties of Cordyceps have elevated this mushroom to one of the highest pedestals. Scientific studies performed recently by Beijing Medical University of China and in Japan have demonstrated a 64% success rate among men suffering from impotence using Cordyceps mushroom in comparison with 24% of men taking other forms of medication. It increases the sex drive.
Along with Reishi and Shiitake, Cordyceps mushroom is among the most beneficial of mushrooms.