Cordyceps sinensis is considered a medicinal mushroom in oriental medicines, such
The imperial Qing dynasty used Cordyceps for treating kidney and lung
ailments, restoring physical strength and the immune system, and rejuvenating
and enhancing sexual energy.
Cordyceps is a rare fungus that grows in the mountains of Tibet, Nepal and
China (the mountainous areas of north-western China at an altitude of 3–5,000
meters above sea level). There are more than 680 species of Cordyceps, but the
most famous and well known is Cordyceps sinensis.Cordyceps for Polycystic Kidney Disease(PKD)
Cordyceps sinensis has treatment effects on kidney disease. They restore the
function of the kidneys and liver, dissolves kidney stones and stones of the
gall bladder, reduces fatigue and improves sleep.Cordyceps for Lowering Creatinine Levels
Some studies claim that Cordyceps Sinensis can enhance the potential of
kidneys by increasing the 17-hdroxy-costicosteroid as well as the 17-ketosteroid
Cordyceps Sinensis involved a study with 57 patients that have
gentamicin-induced kidney damage. Some are treated with Cordyceps Sinensis while
others with conventional methods. After 6 days, the group administered with
Cordyceps Sinensis recovered by 89%. The group with conventional treatments only
had 45% recovery rate.How Does Cordyceps Help Treat Polycystic Kidney Disease
In another study involving 51 patients with Chronic Renal Failure, the
administration of Cordyceps Sinensis (3-5g each day) helped them in regaining
the immune and kidney functions of their bodies.
According to Modern Marvels, a show on the History Channel, mushroom hunters
in Nepal can earn 900 dollars for an ounce of cordyceps.
The high value of cordyceps was evidently the reason it was one of only two
Chinese traditional medicines to be stolen in a brazen theft in British
Columbia. The stolen cordyceps has been estimated to have been worth
Cordyceps Sinensis is an herb that can treat kidney diseases. According to
different disease, they can be used in different ways such as make soup as a
dietary therapy. But remember that there are a lot of fake commodities. You need
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