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You may be wondering what exactly is the Cordyceps Militaris mushroom? Known across the globe, this variety of nootropic mushroom has been used by the people of Asia since ancient times, as both a dietary supplement and a natural plant medicine.
This mushroom extract is regarded as the Energy Kick of the mycelium supplement world. It also is known to benefit and support the body’s immune system and responses. So, who wouldn’t want to add some to their diet?
Boost your nutrition and immunity with Dr. Mush Me’s Cordyceps liquid extract. To learn more about dosage simply input your weight into our dosage calculator and discover the ideal dose for you.
What does the Cordyceps mushroom look like?
Cordyceps Militaris resembles the bright coral plants in our oceans. The orange-red fruiting body of this mushroom is a sight to see. Swollen and cylinder-like, the stems reach upwards towards the sky growing from a deceased host in the ground (insects not humans). This variety is also called Caterpillar Fungus as it grows on caterpillars using them as hosts.
What is a functional mushroom?
A functional mushroom is one which is known for its beneficial compounds. Fungi which are regarded as medicinal or beneficial as supplements are classed as functional foods.
There is one group of such functional fungi called adaptogens which are said to help the body adapt to its surroundings. This is shown in the evidence of many research studies on nootropic fungi compounds.
What can Cordyceps extract do for the body?
Although this is a food and dietary supplement, this type of mushroom extract is well known in Chinese medicine for its energy boosting abilities. This fungus contains the compound cordycepin which is responsible for increasing the amount of ATP in the body. ATP or adenosine triphosphate is a molecule which provides the body and our cells with their essential energy needs.
It is said that use of Cordyceps mushroom therefore can support physical performance, energy levels and help combat tiredness. On top of that, this functional mushroom is also known to possess anti-inflammatory properties and supports the work of the immune system.
Where can Cordyceps Militaris be found growing?
A number of varieties of this mushroom can be found growing all over the world in the northern hemisphere. In general this species grows in humid temperatures and commonly found fruiting in rainforests in Asia such as in China. Cordyceps Militaris is usually found growing in Europe between the months of August and November.
Controlled cultivation of this mushroom variety is essential to ensure the steady supply of its beneficial compounds. Dr. Mush Me cultivate Cordyceps Militaris in a controlled environment and later use Assisted Ultrasonic Extraction technology to reap high quality yields.
Who can take this extract?
Any adults over the age of 18, can use this supplement to support a balanced food diet. Our range of mushroom extracts are all of the nootropic mushroom variety which means they do not cause any psychoactive effects in the user. Nootropics are a category of natural substances which are proven to enhance brain function or cognition – one common nootropic is caffeine!
If you are taking long term medications it is always recommended to consult a health professional (doctor or pharmacist) before adding a new supplement to any diet. Liquid mushroom extracts such as Cordyceps take on the role of vitamins and minerals for example.
Dr. Mush Me tinctures are sold as food supplements only for the purpose of general wellness and adding nutrients to a balanced diet. We do not offer medical or health advice to customers or recommend our products for the treatment or cure of any diseases or health conditions including symptoms of anxiety, stress, diabetes or others.
How can I buy this supplement?
You can purchase Cordyceps Militaris from right here on Dr. Mush Me’s e-commerce store. We specialise in the online sales of nootropic, functional mushrooms which are intended for use as a food or dietary supplement.
Use our online shop with multiple payment options to order and try out one of our mushroom extracts today. You can message us directly with questions via our instant chat or study an article on our blog to learn more information about nootropic mushrooms.
What are the ingredients of this tincture?
The ingredients include 1000mg of Cordyceps mushroom extract combined with a carrier liquid made up of purified water and food grade ethanol. The benefits of a liquid extract are many compared to other ways of supplementing nootropic extracts.
For one, the bioavailability of the tincture method results in full absorption of the mushroom compounds. In other powder types of Cordyceps supplements there is a large risk that some content is lost to digestion.
How do cordyceps fungi reproduce?
Cordyceps are a genus of ascomycete fungi that are parasitic on insects, arthropods, and other arthropods. They reproduce both sexually and asexually.
Asexual reproduction in cordyceps is known as fragmentation. This is when the fungus produces asexual spores, which are released from the fruiting body of the fungus and spread by wind or water to create new life.