Cordyceps Sinensis


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A caterpillar fungus that is antitussive, expectorant, stimulant, and tonic; it is said to strengthen the immune system, improve renal function in patients with lupus erythematosus, and retard ageing; it is also used for anaemia, fatigue, immune deficiencies, impotence, low back pain, night sweats, and for recuperation from surgery or chronic disease
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Another important addition is the Cordyceps Sinensis Extract that comes with amazing anti-aging and anti-inflammatory properties.
Misra, "Cordyceps sinensis increases hypoxia tolerance by inducing heme oxygenase-1 and metallothionein via Nrf2 activation in human lung epithelial cells," BioMed Research International, vol.
Currently, the products of fermented Cordyceps sinensis have no uniform quality standards, which have resulted in the flooding of the market with products of uneven quality.
Li et al., "The establishment of NMR characteristic fingerprint of Cordyceps sinensis and its identification study," World Science and Technology-Modernization of Traditional Chinese Medicine, vol.
As a well-known traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), Cordyceps sinensis (CS), also known as Ophiocordyceps sinensis fungi, exhibits multiple functions including immunomodulation, antitumor, hematopoietic facilitation, anti-inflammatory, bacteriostasis, and antiarrhythmic properties, with less adverse effects.
(9.) Nakamura K, Konoha K, Yamaguchi Y, Kagota S, Shinozuka K, Kunitomo MCombined effects of Cordyceps sinensis and methotrexate on hematogenic lung metastasis in mice.
Anti-hyperglycemic activity of natural and fermented Cordyceps sinensis in rats with diabetes induced by nicotinamide and streptozotocin.
Production of mycelia and exo-biopolymer from molasses by Cordyceps sinensis 16 in submerged culture.
Ophiocordyceps sinensis (named Cordyceps sinensis before), commonly known as the Chinese caterpillar fungus [10], is the prime example of medicinal fungi, which has been widely used in traditional Chinese medicine for the treatments of renal failure, bronchitis, pneumonia, and asthma [11].
To assess the potential effects of RPCHMs, we identified eight CHMs reimbursed by the NHI Bureau that have been shown to have beneficial effects on renal function in clinical and animal studies, namely Cordyceps sinensis, da huang (Rheum palmatum L.), Astragalus membranaceus, dan shen (Salvia miltiorrhiza Bge.), Angelica sinensis, Saireito (Chai-Ling-Tang, a mixture herbal formulation) [18,19], Yishen capsule (an encapsulated herbal formulation) [20], and WenPi Tang (a mixture herbal formulation) [21].
Ophiocordyceps sinensis (renamed from Cordyceps sinensis) has been well known and used as a traditional medicine or healthful food in China and is generally found on the Tibetan Plateau at high altitudes ranging from 3,600 to 5,400 m [1, 2].