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There is a reason why it’s called “The Olympic Mushroom”
To begin with this powerful Adaptogenic mushroom supports a natural increase in energy, endurance and stamina and helps the adrenal system manage stress and fatigue.
Our certified organic, all natural Cordyceps helps you get more natural energy by boosting the body’s ATP (Adenosine Triphosphate) production. Proven for centuries to combat fatigue and give your body a natural boost! Infact it is so powerful that Olympic athletes from several countries use Cordyceps to enhance their athletic performance by increasing endurance and oxygen capacity of their lungs; Cordyceps helps you get more oxygen into the bloodstream by boosting the body’s lung capacity. Studies have shown that this mushroom supports a healthy respiratory system. Ours is Cordyceps Militaris, totally vegan and not Cordyceps Sinensis which grows out of a worm.
- Asia's only Certified Organic Cordyceps
- Gluten free
- Proprietary formula
- Active compounds
- All natural, no grain fillers or additives
- Ethically & sustainably grown in natural environment in the Himalayas at high altitudes
But first why are Cordyceps so sought after?
This Himalayan Cordyceps were discovered about 2000 years ago in Tibet, surrounding parts of Modern day Sikkim, Uttarakhand and Nepal by the Yak herders who observed that their Yaks became energetic after eating this mushroom/fungus. About 1000 years later, the Emperor’s physician in the Qing Dynasty learned and used this knowledge with their own wisdom to develop powerful medicine that supported longevity and well-being. The first reference to Cordyceps as a medicinal fungus occurred around 101 BC by an anonymous writer in a book titled, Sheng Nung Bon Cas Chien (The Classic Herbal of the Divine Plowman). It was so powerful in its effects that for another few hundred years no one except the Nobility were allowed to consume it.
In South Asian medicine Cordyceps is considered sweet and warm, it enters the lung and kidney channels. Western descriptions of the health benefits of the Cordyceps came in the Eighteen century. The first such publication came from French Jesuit priest named Perennin Jean Baptiste du Halde, who recounted his experience with this Himalayan mushroom while he was a guest at emperor’s court in China. In 1757 Cordyceps made its first appearance in a western medical text - New Compilation of Materia Medica
Its current high international profile and demand developed only sometimes in 1993 when many Chinese long distance runners broke world record by using this Cordyceps mushroom as a part of their diet. Since then, athletes around the world competing in international competitions and creating new records have made it a part of their diets.
Today Cordyceps is used for the treatment of at least eighteen known medical conditions. A study was conducted between June 2008 and September 2009 to know the medicinal uses of this mushroom. It was found that this mushroom is used for the treatment of male and female sexual dysfunction; to restore the general health and appetite and to promote longevity in humans. Since it has been in use for centuries, the real awareness of this mushroom’s beneficial properties has come about only in the last few decades.
Since the demand rose, the production has not been able to keep pace as this is naturally grown. While Cordyceps Militaris is now cultivable by humans under the right conditions deemed necessary for the mushroom like high altitude above 3200 mtrs above sea level, Cordyceps Sinensis cannot be cultivated by humans as yet and its trade is highly restricted as it is deemed endangered.
Cordyceps Militaris is a harbour of bio-metabolites for herbal drugs and evidences are available about its applications for revitalization of various systems of the body from ancient times. Amongst all the species, Cordyceps Militaris is considered as the oldest source of some very useful chemical constituents.
Evidence shows that the active principles of Cordyceps Militaris are beneficial to act as pro-sexual, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant/anti-aging, anti-tumour/anti-cancer/anti-leukemic, anti-proliferative, anti-metastatic, immunomodulatory, anti-microbial, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal, anti-protozoal, insecticidal, larvicidal, anti-fibrotic, steroidogenic, hypoglacaemic, hypolipidaemic, anti-angiogenetic, anti-diabetic, anti-HIV, anti-malarial, anti-fatigue, neuroprotective, liver-protective, reno-protective as well as pneumo-protective, let alone their other synergistic activities, which let it be marketable in the western countries as over-the-counter medicine.
The chart below demonstrates some of the benefits of Cordyceps Militaris as experienced by the subjects who were a part of the study over a year period.
Here are the benefits you will experience from the first week onwards:
In other words, how does our Cordyceps Militaris bring about transformation?
- Boosts immunity and endurance, supports cellular energy
- Enhances the body’s natural metabolic system
- Supports lung capacity and oxygen uptake
- Improves athletic performance
- Detoxifies the body, improves Liver function
- Maintains Kidney health, anti-ageing, controls Cholesterol, provides relief in Asthma and Bronchitis
- Potential anti-tumor effects, cognitive power enhancement
- Enhances muscular endurance, relieves stress; especially popular for increasing focus, cognitive function and restful sleep.
Cordyceps contain anti-viral properties, helping to enhance the immune system and alleviate respiratory diseases. One of the most effective mushrooms for chronic viral infections. It has a beneficial impact on female fertility and the success of IVF. Studies have shown that Cordyceps stimulate Estrogen production, as well as increase levels of male sex hormones, Testosterone, improving sperm quality and quantity.
What goes into our capsules – and what does not!
Inside the capsules:
Certified Organic Cordyceps Militaries Mushroom Fruiting Bodies. No Fillers. No Grains. Only Certified Organic fruit bodies.
Our capsule shells are made from Pullulan, a 100% vegan material made from Tapioca.
Verified active compounds:
Each capsule has verified active compounds which are the most important part of the mushroom
Third-party independent labs tests, under strict laboratory conditions, on each of our batch of Cordyceps ensure they are examined in-depth to make sure they are free of impurities including Pesticides, Microbes, Heavy Metals, Yeast, Mold, and Salmonella. Great care is also taken to ensure that the purity and quality of our ingredients is maintained during the cultivation, harvesting, blending and bottling process.
So can anyone start consuming it or…
Yes, you can consume 1-2 capsules after meals each day. It is advisable to start with 1 capsule per day for the first week. Once your body gets used to the power of the Cordyceps, you can start with two capsules each day. These are to be consumed after meals.
If you are above 65 years of age, start with one capsule each day mixed in fruit juice/warm water for faster absorption. If you experience a mild loose motion or increase in the frequency of motions, it is perfectly normal as your body is getting used to it and the detoxification process has already begun. If you feel a little surge in your blood pressure, that is also absolutely normal. You can monitor your BP for the first few days. After 2-3 days you can start consuming 1 capsule daily and gradually add another, taking it to two capsules each day after meals.
For Gym goers, it is great pre and post workout supplement with proven results.
However, if you are any of the following, you should consult your doctor before consuming it:
- You are Pregnant
- You are a lactating mother
- You are Type 1 Diabetic ( Please consult with your doctor if you are Type 1 or any other type of Diabetic)
- You have internal bleeding or fresh stitches from a recent surgery
- You are BELOW 15 Yrs of age (Keep out of reach of children)
Also, consult a doctor or professional health care practitioner if you are taking prescription drugs. Please note: These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. This is a dietary supplement.
Each bottle contains 120 capsules.
Serving size: 2 capsules each day after meals.