Cordycep mushroom is an extraordinary organic superfood that can only be found 7000 meters high above the harsh and cold mountain regions of the Himalayas. Also known as the “caterpillar fungus”, this powerful mushroom has been used in ancient Tibetan and Chinese medicines for two thousand years.
What makes this fungus rare and unique is that it actually lives on carcass of caterpillars called by Tibetans as “winter worm” caterpillar. These caterpillars dies every winter and cordycep fungus sprouts from them in the spring where the fungus uses their dead host as a source of nutrient.
Just how incredible is this organic superfood mushroom? Well, it’s one of the best natural sources of a polysaccharide known as beta-glucan. Beta glucans are sugars found in cell walls of fungi that helps with blood sugar, cholesterol and heart health. This hardy plant contains a wide range of nutritional compounds that includes all of the essential amino acids, sterols, proteins, vitamin B1, B12, E, and K, and a rich assortment of trace elements.
Here are some of the countless and far reaching medicinal effects of this organic superfood. Supply of oxygen into your blood increases as it dilates the lung airways and relaxes the bronchial walls. This helps people with respiratory problem like bronchitis, asthma and cough.
It has the ability to prevent the growth, division and spread of cancer cells and even shrink tumor size.
It enriches every cell in the body, causing it to work better, thus resulting in an increase level of energy. What makes this amazing organic superfood popular with athletes is its ability in building up their physical strength and stamina resulting in improved performance during practice and competition.
This mushroom also strengthens the immune system to defend the body against viruses and bacteria, thanks to the powerful antioxidant qualities it contain.
It’s also an effective anti-aging agent, rejuvenator as well as an aphrodisiac, it can treat kidney and liver disorder, anemia, dizziness, opium addiction and a natural sedative as well, to help you sleep better. Such are the incredible health and healing qualities of this powerful organic superfood which has developed a complex interaction found nowhere else in nature. While this mushroom can be reproduced in laboratories, nothing can be better than products made from cordycep harvested in the wilds in terms of potency.
Cordycep safety precautions:
Although generally safe for consumption, some individuals are advised to consult first with their health providers when taking cordycep. This is especially true for persons with auto-immune disease like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and multiple sclerosis as cordycep is a known immune system enhancer. It can also increase the risk of bleeding in people suffering from blood disorders. As for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, its best to be safe by totally avoiding cordycep.
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