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Other Name(s):

Cordyceps militaris, Cordyceps sinensis, Caterpillar Fungus, Caterpillar Mushroom, Dong Chong Xia Cao

Cordyceps are found across the globe however it is most commonly found in Asia. The traditional Cordyceps Sinensis grows naturally on caterpillars high in the mountains of China. Cordyceps sinensis mycelium can be cultivated without worms. It is grown using brown rice and broth substrate making it more sustainable. The other well-known species of Cordyceps is Cordyceps militaris, which is grown without insects making it vegan-friendly.

Is Cordyceps Faithful to Nature?


Cordyceps is a natural ingredient that may benefit your overall well-being. You should only purchase cordyceps that are sustainably harvested. We will only use cordyceps that are cultivated following sustainable and vegan-friendly practices.

Benefits: Why is Cordyceps Used?

Promoted Vitality

Cordyceps has naturally occurring compounds that improve the availability of oxygen in the blood whoch may help with sports recovery, a busy schedule and overall wellbeing.

Boosts Immunity

Cordyceps is a potent adaptogen and helps the body too act accordinly against infection and inflammation. Cordycep's polysaccharide content also supports gut health which is direclty linked to out immune system.

Promotes Endurance

Studies have shown that Cordyceps has the ability to increase the availability of oxygen in the blood flow. Icreased levels of oxygen have the potential to increase sports performance and recovery.

Supports Gut Health

Cordyceps contains prebiotic fibre which supports overall digestive health by nourishing a healthy gut.

Cordyceps is usually found in the form of food supplements such as capsules or tinctures. Cordyceps can also be found in the form or food items such as teas or as an added ingredient in confectionary or pantry items.

Cordyceps can be dried and made into a fine powder and sold as is. It can be added to a beverage or food and enjoyed. It can also be made into a tincture which is a concentrated liquid extract that is made by soaking medicinal mushrooms in an alcohol-based solvent.

Cordyceps is believed to be particularly good for women who are experiencing menopause or are post-menopausal. It is said to aid the biosynthesis of the steroid hormones oestrogen, testosterone and cortisol.

Notice: The information provided here is not intended as medical advice and is for educational purposes only.

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Cordyceps is well known for its potent energising abilities. It helps to increase and sustain energy levels, reduce fatigue and improve circulation. It increases ATP, the energy-carrying molecule, in the body while improving the transport of oxygen around the body, especially during exercise.

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