CORDYCEPS is an un-paralleled broad-spectrum superfood with very desirable effects on the entire mind-body complex.
Strengthen Immune System
Increase Libido and Sexual Performance
Supports Healthy Strong Heart and Cardiovascular System
Radically increase cellular energy
Dramatically Increase Stamina and Endurance
Supports Healthy Lungs and Respiratory System
Increases Nutrient Absorption
Adaptogen -Builds Resistance to Stress and Anxiety
Promotes Restful Productive Sleep
Used to dramatically increase stamina, this extraordinary superfood came to the attention of the western world in 1993 when the Chinese national running team blew away all competition by a large margin, setting 9 new world records in the process. After testing negative for steroids and other banned substances it was discovered that their trainer was supplementing their diets with this little powerhouse mushroom!
CORDYCEPS -The Chinese Longevity Mushroom
CORDYCEPS is a small, dark, blade shaped fungus found in the highlands of China, Tibet, and Nepal where it is highly valued food and tonic herb. 1500 years ago the local herdsmen of Tibet noticed that when their cattle and sheep grazed where cordyceps grew, they became very strong. Even old yaks showed signs of being younger, and had increased natural vigor and vitality. This rare mushroom became a very sought after substance in the Chinese herbal tradition for its profound effects on energy, stamina, sex drive, longevity, and overall physical health and well being.
Usage And Benefits
Improves Utilization of OXYGEN
Several scientific studies have demonstrated the benefits of CORDYCEPS in improving the amount of oxygen the body's cells can assimilate. CORDYCEPS has been shown to increase cellular Oxygen absorption by up to 40%. This may partly account for the overall increases in respiratory function, physical energy, endurance, and anti-fatigue effects which are seen in humans using the CORDYCEPS supplement.
Helps Maintain Healthy Cholesterol Levels
Studies have demonstrated that CORDYCEPS helps maintain a balanced cholesterol level and actually increases HDL-cholesterol (good cholesterol) by 27 to 30%.
Supports a Peak Performance Immune System
CORDYCEPS helps revitalize your bodies Army of NK cells Natural Killer (NK) cells.
These special cells are your immune systems primary line of defense in fighting infections and foreign invaders.
Controlled studies which show that elderly patients suffering from fatigue and senility related symptoms reported 92% improvement in the reduction of fatigue, 89% improvement in feeling cold and 83% improvement in dizziness, after supplementing CORDYCEPS for 30 days. Patients with respiratory/breathing problems felt physically stronger and some were able to jog for 600 ft. (Cao A, Wen Y. J Applied Traditional Chinese Med 1993;1:32-33).
Protects Against Free Radical Damage
Several studies have shown that CORDYCEPS is a powerful antioxidant, protecting the cells against the damages caused by free radicals.
Several studies with animals have demonstrated that CORDYCEPS increases the cellular energy production and oxygen supply. A double blind, placebo controlled investigation showed a marked reduction in fatigue in elderly patients when they were given three grams of Cordyceps daily.
Endurance, Stamina and Fitness
Reduces muscle Soreness, Enhances Recovery, Promotes Faster Energy Recovery, Reduces Fatigue, Improves Physical Function, Provides More Stamina. Increases ATP Synthesis. ( ATP = Cellular energy) Research studies prove CORDYCEPS increases energy available to the cells by as much as 55%.) Reported XU C.F et al in ZHU J-S, Halpern GM, Jones K. The Scientific rediscovery of a precious ancient Chinese herbal regimen: Cordyceps: Part I. J Alt Comp Med 1998;4(3):289-303.)
Increases Sex Drive and Promotes Peak Sexual Performance
Three different Chinese double blind, placebo-controlled studies with over 200 men with reduced libido showed remarkable results. An average of 64% of the Cordyceps-users reported significant improvement by the end of the experimental period compared with 24% of the placebo group. In another double blind, placebo controlled study conducted with 21 elderly women with similar complaints, 90% reported improvements following the use of Cordyceps, compared with none in the control group (Wan F, Guo Y, Deng X. Chinese Traditional Patented Med 1988;9:29-31.
Another double blind study by the Institute of Materia Medica in Beijing, China showed an 86% increase in women's libido and desire. (JIA-SHI ZHU, M.D., Ph.D. The Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine, Vol.4, Number 3, 1998, pp.289-303)
CORDYCEPS is completely safe even at very high dosages. Good results have been achieved with one gram per day. However, best results are achieved with a daily dosage of three to five grams. CORDYCEPS is great in smoothies, soups, stews, or cooked into savory dishes.