Caterpillar Fungus

Cordyceps

Caterpillar Fungus: The Viagra Of The Himalayas

Heard on All Things Considered

In the produce aisle at your local grocery story, button mushrooms go for about $4 a pound, Shitakes cost about twice that, and black truffles can run $800 a pound. But that's nothing compared to a rare Asian fungus that sells for $50,000 a pound.

Beat Fatigue And Boost ATP Production

By Aram Stepovich

Studies show that cordyceps extract increases available energy in muscle and other tissues by boosting levels of ATP, the tiny “batteries” that our bodies use to store and move energy. Mice given cordyceps supplements, for example, demonstrated an 18.4% increase in liver ATP levels.16,17 This was accompanied by a drop in the ..

Cordyceps for Anti-Aging & Exercise Performance

By Dr. Josh Axe

Cordyceps made international headlines after Chinese runners decimated two world records in 1993. According to their coach, the secret to their remarkable athletic performance was caterpillar fungi. Cordyceps sinensis is the scientific name of this special mushroom.

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