Cordyceps sinensis is a mycellium extract from an Asian mushroom found at high altitudes in China, Nepal and Tibet. Cordyceps sinensis is known as a powerful tonic and adaptogen which gives the body increased vitality and energy by improving the utilization of oxygen and enhancing natural anti-oxidant systems. Cordyceps sinensis maintains healthy immune response and helps the body to recover the immune system from various deviant states.
The most bioactive components extracted from Cordyceps include cordycepin, cordycepic acid and cordyceps polysaccharides.
Potential side effects:
- Irregular menstrual periods
Potential drug interactions:
- Have not been reported
- Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)
- Chronic anticoagulation therapy
Contents: 90 VCaps
The recommended dose of cordyceps sinensis varies from 750 mg to 1500 mcg 3 times a day. Those exceeding the recommended doses must do so under the supervision of their physician due to the increased risk of potential side effects.
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