Cordyceps Mushroom Extract Powder (55 lbs)

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Our non-GMO Cordyceps Mushroom Extract Powder is a 10% extract (3:1 ratio) meaning each serving contains a 10% concentration of Cordycepic Acid. Cordycepic Acid is the source of most of the nutritional benefits typically associated with cordyceps mushroom. Additionally our cordyceps mushroom extract contains 25% Polysaccharides and 0.3% Adenosine.

The powerful benefits from eating cordyceps were initially recognized approximately fifteen hundred years ago. Shepherd farmers tending to their herds in the Tibetan mountain ranges realized a difference in their livestock. The cattle had become quite vigorous and were acting more youthful while eating a small mushroom that resembled grass. Ever since this time cordyceps mushroom has become a popular pick-me-up stimulant that seemed to support many other physiological issues such as better organ functionality, improved immunity, endurance, and general strength and well being.

The Cordyceps mushroom gained fame when Chinese Olympic athletes in 1992 credited their successes to taking the mushroom. In traditional Chinese medicine, Cordyceps fungus is touted as an effective herb for supporting circulation, respiration, immune health and sexual function, as well as a host of other bodily functions. Because of it's ability to possible sustain energy, stamina, appetite, endurance, and sleeping patterns, it has also been classified as a general health tonic. Cordyceps may support adrenal and lung function which may lead to a reduction in allergies, depression, colds and the flu. It is traditionally used for people who feel short of breath, achy, or depressed from overwork, pollution, and bad dietary habits. In traditional Chinese medicine, Cordyceps is used for the kidney and lungs meridians. Cordyceps also increases levels of natural-antioxidants and is spoken about in old chinese texts to possibly promote longevity. This fungus also may have the ability to increase the ATP (Adenosine Tri-Phosphate) production in human cell's mitochondria which is known to increase energy levels in those who use it. It is especially good for people who are involved in athletics or enjoy vigorous sports and activities. Athletes who used Cordyceps in their training programs surprised everyone including sports authorities when they broke the 10,000 meter World track record in 1993 and shattered dozens of world records in just one year.

Cordyceps is traditionally known to support healthy sexual function. In traditional Chinese medicine, cordyceps are used by males suffering erectile dysfunction. It is known for its yin and yang capacity and as a strong yang tonic it reinforces the kidney channel, also of traditional medicine teachings, an area known for sexual desire and vitality.Many studies and investigations have been conducted that display the results of cordyceps and their ability to stimulate the discharge of testosterone as it relaxes the smooth corpus cavernosum muscle found in the penis.

Cordyceps have displayed an ability to support cardiovascular health via a capacity to lower a person's bad LDL cholesterol as they raise the good stuff, the HDL cholesterol level. This action may aid in the prevention of strokes or heart attacks. There have been clinical trials and investigations that show people who suffer from heart disease may be able to amazingly rebound and begin progressive healing while taking cordyceps along with their physician prescribed pharmaceuticals.

Your kidneys have been referred to as "the root of life" in TCM and so cordyceps has been utilized primarily as a treatment for kidney malfunction. Recent medical research has verified that cordyceps are supportive to the kidneys while they also may possibly aid in improving their operational capability. Kidney transplant patients have taken cordyceps and found them very effective at aiding in healing processes. There is one caveat here that when using cordyceps for kidney conditions you should only do so under the guidance of a medical professional.

Cordyceps have traditionally been a way of making the body stronger and building up its constitution and supporting the immune system. Cordyceps mayl trigger the development of immunity cells like macrophages, lymphocytes, T helper cells and interleukin within your system. They may possibly act as an extraordinary immunity regulator since they will stimulate the underachieving immunity cells and calm the overactive types.

In China researchers have been investigating the ability of cordyceps to restrain cancer cells. But this research has not been verified by the US FDA.

Some possible traditional uses of Pure Cordyceps Mushroom Extract Powder may include:

● May increase cellular oxygen absorption by up to 40%
● May support blood circulation
● May support the nervous system during times of depression
● May support healthy cholesterol levels
● Supports the Immune system
● Boosting energy, stamina, & endurance
● Increasing the activity level of superoxide dismutase or SOD
● May possibly fight infections
● May support cardiovascular health
● May support healthy sex drive
● May support lung health
● May support healthy sleep habits
● Supporting healthy joints & cartilage
● High concentrations of polysaccharides which support healthy immune function
● Adrenal support
● Increasing ATP (Adenosine Triphosphate) production
● Supporting healthy kidney function
● May support the development of immunity cells like macrophages, lymphocytes, T helper cells & interleukin

Suggested Use: Take 1 teaspoon twice daily. Sprinkle on entrees, soups, salads or add to smoothies or teas.

Botanical Name: Cordyceps Sinensis

Common Names: Deer Fungus, Semitake, JinShuBao, Caterpillar Fungus, Dong Chong Xia Cao Tochukas, Chongcao, Deer Fungus Parasite

Ingredients: Cordyceps Mushroom Extract.

Origin: China

Z Natural Foods strives to offer the highest quality organically grown, raw, vegan, gluten free, non-GMO products available and exclusively uses low temperature drying techniques to preserve all the vital enzymes and nutrients. Our Pure Cordyceps Mushroom Extract Powder passes our strict quality assurance which includes testing for botanical identity, heavy metals, chemicals and microbiological contaminants. offers Pure Cordyceps Mushroom Extract Powder packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness. Once opened, just push the air out of the pouch before resealing it in order to preserve maximum potency. Keep your Pure Cordyceps Mushroom Extract Powder in a cool, dark, dry place.


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