High quality Cordyceps Sinensis online store? Like many other medicinal mushrooms, Cordyceps contain high levels of Beta-D-Glucans, a compound shown to act as a “biological response modifier”. When the immune system is overreacting, as is the case with allergies and other auto-immune diseases, Cordyceps can help calm it down. On the other hand, if the immune system is weak, the mushroom can have the opposite effect, kicking the immune system into gear to help fend off disease. Several studies have been done which shows this to be true for Beta-D-Glucan containing mushrooms in general and Cordyceps in particular.

In Bhutan, Cordyceps are mostly collected in the two main pristine alpine meadows of Laya, Lunana, and Bumthang. Other regions are also emerging in Trashiyangtse and Lhuentse. In Bhutan, the government first implemented sustainable harvest guidelines in 2004. This allows only household members from registered local villagers to harvest cordyceps in Bhutan, within the village’s vicinity for a limited time in a year. To ensure the protection of the environment, the sustainability of the Cordyceps and the collectors, the collection is overseen by local leaders and forestry services, who also keep an eye out for poachers.

Cordyceps sinensis is seen as a very precious medicinal mushroom in China and other Asian countries. For over 2000 years, Cordyceps sinensis has been used as a tonic, to increase health and vitality, combat aging and prevent various (age-related) diseases. Cordyceps sinensis is used in traditional Chinese medicine to benefit the working of the kidney and lung meridians. Harvesting is extremely difficult because of its remoteness near the border of the Tibetan Autonomous Region of China and negative temperature. Discover extra information at Bhutan Cordyceps Green Tea.

Good for the heart: The effects of cordyceps to improve the heart is becoming increasingly apparent. In fact, cordyceps are approved in China for the treatment of arrhythmia, a condition where the heartbeat is either too slow, too fast or irregular. Researches attributed the benefits to the adenosine content, a naturally occurring compound that has heart-protective effects that is found in cordyceps. Studies have also shown that cordyceps help to lower total cholesterol and triglycerides. Buildup of cholesterol in the arteries and triglycerides, a type of fat found in the blood that can lead to heart diseases.

This year Cordyceps collection permits were issued to more than 900 collectors in Bumthang, of which most of them are people from the Chhoekhor Gewog. What is Cordyceps sinensis? Cordyceps sinensis, also known as Chinese caterpillar fungus, is a parasitic fungus found in Hepialus worms. During winter, the fungus spores enter the worm and develop its mycelium by absorbing the worm’s nutrients. The worm later died when fully filled with the fungus mycelium. Upon maturity in the summer, the fungus grows out of the worm’s head to a length of about 3 to 10 cm. Find even more details on here.