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Cordyceps (Dong Chong Xia Cao) 1000mg Capsules

$32

Plum Flower Cordyceps (Dong Chong Xia Cao) 1000mg capsules, 100 count bottle.

Properties

Sweet, Warm

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Lung, Kidney

Dong Chong Xia Cao / Cordyceps has historically been known for these therapeutic actions

  • longevity
  • tonifying lungs and kidneys
  • augments jing
  • kidney yang and jing deficiencies: generalized soreness, lower back and knee weakness and pain
  • supports male reproductive health, occasional forgetfulness and poor memory.
  • helps body to deal with situational stressors
  • supports and nourishes adrenal glands
  • promotes sexual vitality, and reproductive capacity
  • encourages normal respiratory and bronchial function
  • supports normal trachea function
  • helps to support and maintain normal blood sugar levels
  • helps to support and maintain healthy blood pressure and circulation
  • promotes optimal immune function
  • promotes optimal energy levels without overstimulation
  • encourages and supports normal duration and quality of sleep
  • encourages optimal cardiovascular health
  • promotes normal cholesterol levels

**Excellent nourishment for convalescents or those who are extremely weak**

Common dosage

5 to 10 grams in decoction, pill or powder form

Cautions and Contraindications

Dong Chong Xia Cao has an extremely low level of toxicity. Mice have been shown to tolerate up to 45g/kg, approximately 250 times the therapeutic dosage in humans. Symptoms of overdose usually include generalized inhibition followed by generalized excitation, spasms, convulsions and respiratory depression.

See also PlumDragonHerbs blog post: Cordyceps for Sports Performance: The Latest Research

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