Cordyceps Sinensis is an ancient Chinese and Tibetan medicine known for its curative properties. It is made from a caterpillar and a fungus that is found at an altitude of above 4,500 feet at a town called Sikkim.
It has been found that the local folk healers used the substance for 21 different ailments, in which all of the local inhabitants had full confidence in.
It is a fact that mushrooms have been used in foods, medicines, rituals, poisons and in religious rites all over the world for at least since 5,000 BC.
They have been used as medicines for everything from dropsy, lumbago, heart problems, and cancer. The Cordyceps Sinensis is recommended by all of he folk healers as a cure for all illnesses to be used as a tonic. The claim is that it improves stamina, endurance, libido, and it helps to stimulate restful sleep. It also has the reputation of being a fabulous longevity herbal preparation.
Recently a modern study was conducted just to verify as to whether or not this popular herbal concoction was really going to live up to its reputation as a cure all healing herbal medication.
The region of North Sikkim is located at a very high altitude and it is a treasure trove of high altitude herbal plants. There are several local healing groups of renown in the area, each of which has its own brand of recipes of herbal remedies.
It was noticed by the study that the locals fed their goats and Yak the Cordyceps Sinensis as they grazed and the animals became very stout and strong. This is the same observation that the ancients observed centuries ago and it carried over to the cattle and the same observations ensued. The cattle were larger and more robust, and the cows gave a higher volume of milk.
The Cordyceps sinensis substance was also know to have aphrodisiac properties, and it was given as a gift to friends and relatives. Currently the local practitioners dispense various doses of the substance at treatment for various diseases, based upon the experience of those who have gone before them and their own experience.
It is common for locals to take one piece of the Cordyceps sinensis with a cup of milk in order to enhance their sexual prowess and desire. It is used for cancer, diabetes and other wasting diseases.
There have been some interesting results from the studies that have been conducted in the past several years. In some of the clinical trials, it has been shown that the Cordyceps sinensis substance does have an effect on cancer, and other immunological disorders.
It has also been shown that the substance promotes natural healing of common ailments, cuts, bruises and abrasions very well, as it seems to have anti-inflammatory properties.
One of the biggest problems of disease and severy loss of function of organs in the body is that inflammation is a major problem. Infalmmation is the reaction of the body to outside invasion when it sends the white blood cells and fluid to block and wash out the invaders.
Cordyceps Sinensis does a good job of helping to clear up the inflammation, thus it is promoting healing.