Other: Chinese caterpillar fungus
Cordyceps sinensis (Berk.) Sacc.
Plant Family: Clavicipitaceae
Use of Cordyceps sinensis dates back to the 15th century in traditional Tibetan and Chinese medicines. The wild form of Cordyceps is rare and expensive; consequently, a strain isolated from the wild form is now cultivated and commonly used. The type offered by Mountain Rose Herbs is organically grown in the United States. Our Cordyceps consists of the dried mycelium that is cultivated on organic oats.
Adenine, adenosine, uracil, uridine, guanidine, guanosine, hypoxanthine, inosine, thymine, thymidine, and deoxyuridine.
Traditionally prepared in Chinese medicine as a broth, it can also be used as an extract, as a tea, or in capsules.
While Cordyceps has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries, modern research affirms its value.
Specific: No known precautions.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
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