Cordyceps Mycelium (Dong Chong Xia Cao)
What is Cordyceps Mycelium?
A powerful fatigue fighter, this adaptogenic mushroom is thought to pump up energy levels. Additionally, some studies indicate it can help support cognitive and sexual health. Considered a Superior Herb in Traditional Chinese Medicine, it’s used to support Jing, our essence, and the Lungs, promoting overall vitality and longevity.*
What are the Benefits of Cordyceps Mycelium?
Research has found cordyceps to help regulate inflammation—and, in doing so, benefit the body in a variety of important ways. It serves as an antioxidant to reduce oxidative stress throughout the body, has anti-tumor properties, supports the immune system, and can protect the brain and kidney. Cordyceps mycelium reportedly functions as an aphrodisiac, too. Bottom line? It can keep the body healthy over time.*
Cordyceps Mycelium Benefits:
- Increase energy and stamina
- Improve respiratory function
- Strengthens immunity and boosts longevity
- Improve sexual function
Cordyceps Mycelium in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Cordyceps strengthens Kidney Yang and augments Jing. This makes cordyceps ideal to treat impotence, decreased libido, and sore lower back and weak lower extremities. Jing is directly related to reproductive health and fertility, as well as longevity. Herbs like dong chong xia cao are used to improve sexual function, increase fertility, and promote long life.*
Cordyceps also benefits the Lungs and is used to increase lung capacity. It is traditionally used to treat asthma and other chronic respiratory diseases. Because it strongly benefits lung health, it also improves (according to TCM) the immune system; it is used to prevent respiratory disease.*
Ultimately, cordyceps is highly prized in TCM due to its balanced nature. It strengthens the Kidney Yang without damaging the Kidney Yin. It improves longevity without causing disharmony.*
How to Take Cordyceps Mycelium
Cordyceps mycelium can be found in powders, teas, and liquid tinctures. Cordyceps mycelium is used in many herbal supplements, including Balancing Act, Breathing Room, and Got Game supplements, to address a host of concerns.
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