Caterpillar Fungus (Cordyceps Militaris) | 1%+ Cordycepin – Powder, 30g
Our Cordyceps Militaris Extract is standardized to contain 1%+ Cordycepin which is a purine nucleoside antimetabolite and antibiotic isolated from the fungus Cordyceps militaris
Cordyceps Militaris is an entomopathogenic fungus (a fungus that grows on insects) in the family Ophiocordycipitaceae. It is mainly found in the meadows above 3,500 meters on the Tibetan Plateau and Himalayan regions of Bhutan and Nepal. It parasitizes larvae of ghost moths and produces a fruiting body which is used as a herbal remedy and in traditional Chinese medicine. Caterpillar fungus contains the compound Cordycepin, an adenosine derivative.
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What is Cordyceps Militaris Extract?
Cordyceps militaris is a species of fungus in the family Cordycipitaceae, and the type species of the genus Cordyceps. It has a long history of use in traditional medicinal systems for a wide range of health benefits and has become popular for use as a supplement. The Cordyceps Militaris species owes its potential health benefits to the compounds it contains like Cordycepin which is a purine nucleoside antimetabolite and antibiotic.
Cordyceps Militaris Benefits and Uses
Studies have shown that Cordyceps Militaris may have the following benefits:
- May act as an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant.
- Supports a healthy cardiovascular and respiratory system
- May promote weight loss and a healthy metabolism
- Supports male health
Additional Information on Cordyceps Militaris
Cordyceps is a genus of fungi that grows on the larvae of insects. When these fungi attack their host, they replace its tissue and sprout long, slender stems that grow outside the host’s body. The remains of the insect and fungi have been hand-collected, dried and used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for centuries.
Where to Buy Cordyceps Militaris
Botany offers high-quality Cordyceps Militaris Extract powder in a quantity of 30g. Our Cordyceps Militaris Extract has been lab-tested and verified for both product purity and identity.
For Best Results:
- Take 500mg orally up to 2 times daily.
- Sensitive to flavors? Feel free to mix your powder into your favorite food or drink.
- Store in a cool, dry place away from light.
- A 30g jar contains 60 x 500mg servings.
- We recommend using a milligram scale to accurately measure dosages.
One Serving (500mg) Contains:
- Cordyceps Militaris aqueous-based extract 500mg
- Other Ingredients: none.
- No artificial colors, preservatives, or additives.
This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.
Consult your physician if pregnant, nursing, have or suspect a medical condition.
Do not use if tamper seal is broken.