Cordyceps Extract 150g Organic

£39.99

There are different strains of Cordyceps, which have got similarities, but are not the same! The traditional Ophiocordyceps sinensis, wild harvested at high altitudes in Tibet, is now classified as an endangered species. We have chosen Cordyceps militaris as the ultimate strain, closest to the the Ophiocordyceps sinensis, which has got high content of active ingredients, can be cultivated via sustainable organic means and is good enough to supply a world demand. We make this extract from fruiting bodies. It is great for performance hence we call it the Qi fuel. Find out why yourself!

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Description

Cordyceps facts

Cordyceps sinensis, whose correct Latin name is Ophiocordyceps sinensis (Dong Chong Xia Cao) is among the most valued medicinal mushrooms. It is quite different to other fungi in the fact that its preferred substrate is insect. It is usually harvested in very high altitude climate zones, such as the high altitudes of Tibet and Nepal. Unfortunately, due to its medicinal properties, which led to enormous market demand Ophiocordyceps sinensis has been added to the list of endangered species.

Cordyceps strains-DNA similarities

Several species are widely available on the world market and there is usually confusion around them. The CS-4 strain became very popular especially among people that do physical performance. Its DNA analysis shows it is 70-75% identical to the Ophiocordyceps sinensis.

Cordyceps militaris is on the rise of interest. Its DNA analysis shows it is 80-85% identical to Ophiocordyceps sinensis. Hirsutella sinensis is a strain, which  has about 95-97% identical to the Ophiocordyceps sinensis. But there is more into it.

Cordyceps militaris vs CS-4

It is useful to know that CS-4 and Hirsutella sinensis are nowadays widely growing via SMF (Submerged fermentation), meaning their substrate is liquid and they cannot produce fruiting bodies.

Cordyceps militaris is cultivating via SSF (Solid State Fermentation), and therefore  is control via organic means. In addition when is growing on solid substrate Cordyceps militaris  produce fruiting bodies.  The  fruiting bodies extract   is richer in active ingredients. An example is the higher content of beta glucans   in the fruiting bodies of the mushroom organism, not in the mycelium.

Cordyceps militaris is our choice

Our organic Cordyceps militaris extract contains substantial levels of beta glucans and cordycepin (3-deoxyadenosine). We choose this particular strain because it produces fruiting bodies, does not need insects for that and moreover is under organic cultivation. As a matter of fact fungi are complex and intelligent organisms. The ability to produce fruiting bodies is a sign that the mushroom organism is mature and strong enough. It concentrates high amounts of protective compounds into “the mushroom”. Of the three species, the life cycle of Cordyceps militaris reflects the life cycle of Ophiocordyceps sinensis, and we believe that this fact if of great importance.

Last but not least-it is the ultimate strain, offering the actives of Ophiocordyceps sinensis and it can supply a world demand for Cordyceps, and it can be grown on grain substrate to produce its potent fruiting bodies.

Health benefits of Cordyceps

Scientific research shows that Cordyceps species have wide range of of benefits to offer. Here are some:  immune-modulating, increasing the uptake of oxygen, increase blood circulation, kidney supportive, anti-inflammatory, anti-tumor.

Another key point is that in TCM Cordyceps is  famous with  its ability to improve the Qi flow (the universal living energy). That last one we can confirm about our  organic Cordyceps militaris extract on 100%, hence we call it “Qi fuel”.

Mushroom Extracts and Contraindications

One common thing about medicinal mushrooms is that they offer an incredibly wide range of health benefits and usually have no adverse effect. However, just like any other concentrated food product, the experience may vary from one person to another we suggest you monitor yourself. In case you experience an adverse effect – please stop taking the extract. Remember – you know your body better than anyone else and it is your privilege to care for yourself!

NOTES

  • The above listed information is purely for educational purposes.
  • Please consume our products along with  healthy and balanced diet.
  • None of our products is meant to prevent, treat or cure a disease or condition.

Additional information

Weight 170 kg
Dimensions 6.5 x 16 x 23 cm

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