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Cordyceps Sinensis

Also known as the “caterpillar fungus,” this mushroom is commonly used with the elderly in China as a type of “super-ginseng” due to its known stamina and rejuvenation attributes. Recently elite professional athletes have discovered its energy, stamina and endurance properties after the coach of the Chinese track team that set 9 world records in 1993 disclosed their regular use of Cordyceps Sinensis.

Chinese medicine has long used this mushroom for kidney and lung channel improvements. The following conditions have shown improvement with the use of this mushroom in recent studies:

  • elderly patients with fatigue
  • balancing effects on adrenal hormones with functional improvements including sexual
  • chronic respiratory disorders such as asthma
  • kidney function and kidney toxin protection
  • cardio-vascular benefits including improved cholesterol levels and types
  • improved chemoprotective characteristics in some cancer studies

There is little doubt this mushroom extract, properly manufactured, has measurable immune boosting characteristics.

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