sinensis, also known as "Winter Worm, Summer
Grass", is a rare and exotic medicinal mushroom known in
China for centuries. Two thousand years ago in the Himalayan
Mountains of Tibet, local herdsmen noticed the unusual vigor of
their yaks grazing on Cordyceps.
The cap-less mushroom they found was
later recognized as a
been used in traditional Chinese medicine as a
cure-all. Chinese use it to heal lung, liver, heart and kidney diseases, to
treat fatigue, cancer, as well as male and female sexual dysfunction,
to relieve pain, to enhance overall health, and to promote longevity.
Due to its rarity, and legendary efficacy against a variety of
health conditions, Cordyceps has held, and continues to hold, a highly
esteemed position in the vast ranks of Chinese herbal remedies.
Most people in the West have come to know this once rare herbal
medicine in only the last twenty years or so, thanks to the
advancement in modern cultivation technology. Those techniques have
dramatically lowered the cost of consumption, and have allowed for
more in-depth research into Cordyceps' healing potential.
Today, modern scientific research has proven what Chinese
practitioners have noted for centuries. Numerous clinical trials have
proceeded to scientifically prove that Cordyceps works well in
treating and healing a myriad of medical problems.