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[#2016-02] Cordyceps Lin, Bao-quin Cord...

Cordyceps is the composite of a genus of fungus that grows on the larva of insects. To date, more than 350 Cordyceps-related species have been found worldwide based on fungus and/or insect host. However, since 1964, only Cordyceps sinensis has been recorded officially as an herbal drug in Chinese pharmacopoeia. C. sinensis, known as Dongchongxiacao (winter-worm summer-grass) in Chinese, is one of the most famous traditional Chinese medicines and medicinal mushrooms. The fungus attacks the larva of some species of insects (Fam. Hepialidae), and converts each larva to a...
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[#2014-11] Cordyceps, Reishi, Royal Agar...

Endometrial carcinoma is the most common gynaecological malignancy. Nevertheless there is a lack of curative therapies, especially for patients diagnosed with late stage, recurrent or aggressive disease, who have a poor prognosis. Cordyceps Sinensis, Ganoderma lucidum and Agaricus Blazi Murill are three fungi widely used in traditional Chinese medicine, and effects as adjuvants in tumour therapy have been demonstrated. However, the function and effects of these fungi in regard to endometrial cancer are not known. Three endometrial cancer cell lines, Ishikawa,...
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[#2014-04] Cordyceps Ji, Jing et. al Eff...

1. Introduction Uterine cervical cancer is still the second most common cancer in women worldwide, despite the existence of effective screening methods [1, 2]. However, the treatment causes strong side effects such as digestive symptoms (vomiting and diarrhea) and bone marrow suppression. Thus, drugs with fewer side effects and a superior effect in combination are desired.  In humans, selenium (Se) is a trace element nutrient which functions as cofactor for reduction of antioxidant enzymes such as glutathione peroxidases. Several studies have suggested a possible...
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BIORESEARCH UPDATE NEWS LETTER #1 Medici...

  Medicinal Mushrooms  For OPTIMUM HEALTH AND LONGEVITY  Ken Babal, C.N. We all know that vitamin and mineral supplements can augment diets by providing essential nutrients that ward off disease. Likewise, botanicals can help us stay well, and can be used medicinally. There is yet a third category that ranks high for cultivating optimum health and resistance to disease. This is the mushroom category. Mushrooms are members of the fungal family, sometimes referred to as the third kingdom. Being neither plant nor animal, they possess highly unique characteristics that...
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Cordyceps Mushroom (Cordyceps sinensis)

Cordyceps Mushroom (Cordyceps sinensis) Stamina, Endurance and Sex Drive Cordyceps (Cordyceps sinensis) is a special mushroom that can only be found in the mountains more than 12,000 feet above sea level in the southwestern areas of China and Nepal. Cordyceps is regarded as one of the most valuable and expensive herbs in traditional Chinese medicine. They say that, in ancient China, Cordyceps was taken as an elixir of life and only the imperial family could afford it. In 1993, women track athletes from China astonished the world as they broke world records one after...
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[#2010-24] Cordyceps Chen, Steven et al....

Objective: The objective of this study was to examine the effect of Cs-4 (Cordyceps sinensis) on exercise performance in healthy elderly subjects. Design: Twenty (20) healthy elderly (age 50–75 years) subjects were enrolled in this double-blind, placebocontrolled, prospective trial. The subjects were taking either Cs-4 333mg or placebo capsules 3 times a day for 12 weeks. Measurement: Subjects received baseline screening including physical examination and laboratory tests. Maximal incremental exercise testing was performed on a stationary cycle ergometer using...