Cordyceps sinensis, also known as Chinese Cordyceps, is also known as summer grass worm, referred to as Cordyceps. It is a traditional Chinese medicinal material of Cordyceps sinensis. It is a larvae of the genus Moth, which is parasitic in the alpine meadow soil by the genus Cordyceps genus, which makes the larvae rigid. Under suitable conditions, the summer worms are composed of zombies. The head end is formed by drawing a long rod-shaped sub-seat. It is mainly produced in the alpine regions and snowy steppes of Qinghai, Tibet, Xinjiang, Sichuan, Yunnan, Gansu, Guizhou and other provinces and autonomous regions. It is a traditional nourishing Chinese herbal medicine with various functions such as regulating immune system function, anti-tumor and anti-fatigue. Summarized as follows
Regulate immune system function
The immune system is equivalent to the army in the human body. It resists tumors, removes aging and necrotic cells, and fights against microbes such as viruses and bacteria. Mutant tumor cells may appear every day in the human body. The body with normal immune system function can escape the tumor's doom, and people with problems with immune system function may develop into tumors. The effect of Cordyceps on the immune system is like adjusting the volume to make it optimal. It can increase the number of cells and tissues in the immune system, promote antibody production, increase the number of phagocytosis, kill cells, enhance its function, and reduce the function of certain immune cells.
Direct anti-tumor effect
Cordyceps sinensis extract has a clear inhibition and killing effect on tumor cells in vitro. Cordyceps contains cordycepin, which is the main component of its anti-tumor effect.
Improve cell energy and fatigue
Cordyceps sinensis can improve the energy of the human body energy plant, mitochondria, improve the body's ability to withstand cold and reduce fatigue.
Adjust heart function
Cordyceps sinensis can improve the ability of the heart to resist hypoxia, reduce the oxygen consumption of the heart, and resist arrhythmia.
Adjust liver function
Cordyceps sinensis can reduce the damage of toxic substances to the liver and counteract the occurrence of liver fibrosis. In addition, by regulating immune function and enhancing antiviral ability, it plays a beneficial role in viral hepatitis.
Adjust respiratory function
Cordyceps sinensis has the effect of dilating bronchus, relieving asthma, phlegm and preventing emphysema.
Regulate kidney function
Cordyceps sinensis can alleviate chronic-disease kidney disease, improve kidney function, and reduce damage to the kidneys caused by toxic substances.
Cordyceps sinensis enhances the ability of bone marrow to produce platelets, red blood cells and white blood cells.
Regulate blood lipids
Cordyceps sinensis can lower cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood, improve high-density lipoprotein beneficial to the human body, and reduce atherosclerosis.