Cordyceps Mushroom: About, Benefits & How to Take (for Best Results) | Mycology Nutrition

Cordyceps Mushroom: About, Benefits & How to Take (for best results)

Health mushrooms are becoming increasingly popular worldwide, as they are becoming a fundamental aspect of natural nutrition. 

They have been used for thousands of years, particularly in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for their powerful properties for health. 

Numerous scientific experiments and research articles have confirmed these benefits for human health, with each species of mushroom possessing their own special benefit, including brain health, sports performance and immunity boosting. 

Cordyceps mushroom is one of the most popular health mushroom species for its particularly impressive properties, which have helped propel wellbeing potentials in a multitude of ways. 

So, without further ado, here's what makes Cordyceps Mushroom special... 

What is Cordyceps mushroom?

Also known as Cordyceps Sinesis or Cordyceps Fungus, this health mushroom is an effective immune-modulating ingredient that helps the body resist a wide variety of viruses, pathogens, fungi and bacteria

In times gone by, the use of this species was exclusively for the Chinese Emperor and his family.

Dare to overstep the mark and take some for yourself, and the procurement was punishable by death - simple as that! 

Over time, Cordyceps has attracted strong attention of professional sports and endurance athletes for their potential to uplift key elements of health for elite performance. 

What are the potential benefits?

In the eyes of Traditional Chinese Medicine, this fungus is sweet in flavour, warm in nature and targets the lung and kidney meridians

Cordyceps is said to assist with nourishing the lung yin, tonify the kidney yang, qi (vital energy) and essence. 

It can also be beneficial to tonify Weiqi, transform phlegm in the body, address impotence, back pain, chronic cough, breathlessness and compromised immunity. 

Some Western potential benefits of consuming Cordyceps include:

  • Increasing the efficiency of metabolism
  • Aid the production of adenosine triphosphate
  • Help muscle contractions 
  • Reduce inflammation in the airways
  • Increase in oxygen utilisation
  • Can help streamline oxygen to the muscles 
  • Reduce fatigue
  • Increase in energy output
  • Potential of memory improvement

How can I take Cordyceps mushroom?

The best thing about health mushrooms is that they can be used in a multitude of ways, whatever your preference. 

There are a few different ways to consume Cordyceps to help boost your wellness: 

Each capsule contains 450mg of organic Cordyceps mushroom, making them a highly concentrated supplement to ensure you receive the health benefits of the mushroom. 

A daily recommendation is 3 capsules, 1-3 times daily to support your health & wellbeing goals. 

This form of Cordyceps mushroom can be added to any meal/drink in the form of a food supplement (excl. citrus products). 

A daily recommendation is 2g of powder (2 heaped spoons), 1-3 times daily with or without food. 


Combining organic health mushrooms and authentic Eastern herbs, you're ensuring you receive an array of natural benefits to aid your health and wellbeing, in the form of a delicious cuppa. Enjoy with or without milk. 


Now that you've got a number of ways to use Cordyceps mushroom, start your journey towards a healthier lifestyle with the help of s'hrooms!

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