Cordyceps have been used in traditional Chinese and Tibetan medicine since the 15th century.
Cordyceps is an effective treatment for a lot of diseases because of the unique way it works on the human body.
In Tibet, it has been used for over 500 years as a tonic. It is used in Tibetan medicine to treat people with certain heart and kidney diseases, as well as to increase virility.
Some components, polysaccharides and cordycepin, which have been isolated from C. militaris have, according to in vitro and animal studies, some anti-cancer activity.
Nutritional content of Cordyceps:
Cordyceps contains vitamin B1, B2, B12, E and K.
Cordyceps contains minerals such as magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, nickel, calcium, iron, copper, manganese, zinc, chromium and selenium.
Cordyceps is also an excellent source of amino acids (proline, histidine, oxyvaline, arginine and phenylalanine).