The first written record of the use of cordyceps dates back to many centuries by traditional Chinese medicine experts, the West did not notice this until recently. In the last two decades, there has been different researches done to determine it’s the use of this medicinal mushroom. From data gathered, the following are some of the cordyceps mushroom extracts.
- Cholesterol reduction
- Help in fast recovery from respiratory and bronchitis diseases
- Anti-tumor properties.
- Increased stamina and efficiency of the circulatory system
- Stimulation of the immune system
- Sexual “potentiator”
What have not been fully understood are the reasons behind these benefits, but there has been some proof of some of the helpful constitutes of the best cordyceps supplements. Some of these elements are:
Sterols: This is believed to have the ability to lower the level of cholesterol, reducing the risk of any heart disease and have anti-tumor properties.
Polysaccharides: This is a composite carbohydrate, which comprises of chains of sugars. It is known to stabilize the blood pressure, stimulate the immune system, and have an effect on free radicals.
One of the pure cordyceps Sinensis benefits is the performance of the simple process of oxygenation. The fungus enlarges the airways in the lungs, which result to more oxygen to the blood. The more the oxygen gets to every cell of the body, the better the energy level. The fungi can infect arthropods and insects. It is not any kind of fungus, but one that is special. Parasitic fungus cordyceps has different species and some of these parasites inhabit the bodies of others, this is mostly in insects while others are in fungi.