Cordyceps is shaped finger-shaped, which grows on some tracks back. Is collected only on a plateau high in the Himalayas of Nepal and Tibet. It is used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat circulatory problems, and stimulate the body and increase sexual stamina. It is rare in Western dietary supplements, because the price is too high.
How effective Shiitake, Maitake and Reishi?
He has conducted many studies on the effect of beta-glucan-D. In Japan, the two of them, lentinan and schizophyllan, extracted the mushroom knows both schizophylle to be effective, which is the active ingredient in medicines to treat cancer. These programs are administered intravenously with chemotherapy in the treatment of gastric cancer (lentinan) or neck (Schizophyllan). Their work will be based on its ability to stimulate the immune system.
In 2012 the European health authorities to prevent health claim related to stimulate the immune system to dietary supplements with Shiitake, Maitake, and the absence of convincing evidence for their effectiveness.
Presumably other properties can not be clearly demonstrated these fungi on cholesterol and high blood pressure. It is important to note that successful clinical studies conducted with the injection and no study can determine the impact with the use of extracts of these fungi.