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Cordyceps
Technical Name: (Cordyceps sinensis) Chinese fungus traditionally grown on the bodies of caterpillars, but now cultivated on special media.
Used for:

Enhancing athletic performance by strengthening the lungs; overcoming general weakness and fatigue; tonic for physical stamina, mental energy, sexual vigor, longevity.

Available In:

Tincture, liquid extracts, powder

Herb Drug:

None known

Interaction:

None

When Buying:

Purchase liquid or powdered extract not grown on caterpillars.

Dosage and Warning:

For general weakness, athletic or sexual enhancement, take 1-2 capsules once a day, or follow dosage advice on product; for health maintenance, take 1 capsule once or twice per week.

Child Dosage:

Not recommended for children.

Updated by Jeffery Gladd, M.D. on Dec. 5, 2013.



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