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Cordyceps 50 % in the high concentration | MycoMedica

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Cordyceps (Cordyceps militarisis one of the most valuable mushrooms in Chinese medicine. Choose the ideal ratio of polysaccharides, cordycepin, D-mannitol and other bioactive substances for the best results. Cordyceps is used in Chinese medicine to support vitality, physical performance, endurance, and support for libido.
 
Cordyceps with 50% polysaccharides, guaranteed 20% minimum content of β-1.3/1.6 D-glucans and 20% D-mannitol. Compared to Cordyceps with 30% polysaccharides, it’s more appropriate for more acute conditions. More info.
 
Tested in the German Agrolab. 

Our Cordyceps are grown on organic substrate. This substrate is based on organic rice and organic protein powder from silkworm larvae. The part of the mushroom we use is fruitbody

We import the mushroom raw material we use for production of our MycoMedica products from China, from locations that have ideal climate and conditions for growth. We took the advice of our German partner who uses the same mushroom´s raw material from the same locations. Thanks to well-chosen growers, they sell their products on the German market for more than 40 years. And that is our inspiration. The Czech customer deserves the same quality.

You can also order our products by phone from 7.00 am to 3.00 pm +420 739 454 915.
 
45,70 €
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45,70 €
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Effects according to traditional Chinese medicine

  • replenishes Shen Yang (renal yang)
  • strengthens Fei Yin (pulmonary yin)        
  • transforms Tan (phlegm)
  • calms down Shen (mind)
  • supports Wei Qi (defensive qi)
 

Characteristics of traditional Chinese medicine

  • temperature – warm
  • taste – sweet
  • tropism – Fei (lungs), Shen (kidneys)
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Ideal composition, maximum strength and efficiency

In ancient China and Tibet, Cordyceps (Cordyceps militaris) has been one of the  most valuable mushrooms used for harmonisation of the body and mind. This parasitic fungus is a rich source of beta-glucan, minerals, trace elements and vitamins.

Thanks to biofermentation and subsequent processing with the method of hot-water extraction, we offer a high-quality extract from mycelium and fruiting body of cordyceps in the ideal active substances ratio for the best results:

  • minimum 50 % polysaccharides (53-54 % in reality)
  • minimum 20 % β-1.3/1.6 D-glucans
  • minimum 20 % D-mannitol (cordycepic acid)
 
Cordyceps with 50% polysaccharides, 20% β-1.3/1.6 D-glucans and 20 % D-mannitol is more effective in boosting your immunity. Therefore it’s more suitable for more acute conditions.
Cordyceps with 30% polysaccharides and containing a wide range of active substances is better in cases of chronic conditions.
 
 
Package Content: 90 capsules at 500mg extract - in gelatin or vegetable capsules (vegetable capsules are also suitable for vegans)
Weight Content: 53g
 
Composition in 1 capsule:
Cordyceps, Cordyceps militaris, 100% pure extract - 500mg
excipients: no excipients, additives and preservatives
 

About Cordyceps

Cordyceps militaris is an ascomycete fungus that parasites on butterfly pupae. The most common are hawk moths. These pupae are hidden in soil, decaying wood or moss. Cordyceps militaris mainly grows in deciduous and mixed forests, less often outside the forest, in places where the host insects occur. We can find it in both lowlands and uplands, from June to December. The fungus isn’t edible. The fruiting body grows from the soil, from the host pupa, and its height above-ground is only 20 to 60 mm. The fruiting body has an irregular clubbed or cylindrical shape, is flat and rough. It has a dark orange to red colour. The stem is cylindrical, glabrous and lighter in colour than the fruiting body, and is in the soil as deep as the host’s larva/pupa. Although the fungus isn’t edible, it’s highly sought after because, like Cordyceps sinensis, it’s used in traditional medicine to treat many diseases. But it’s also studied by modern science to demonstrate its effects through experiments and clinical trials.

You can find more information about effects of Cordyceps at Mushroom Collection or in the section Effects.

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Dosage:

  • for health problems: 3–10 capsules per day (we recommend consulting your doctor or Chinese medicine practitioner)
  • for preventive use: 1–2 capsules per day 
  • we always recommend using it for 5 days a week and then skipping 2 days
  • take the capsules on an empty stomach (at least 30 minutes before meals or 60 minutes after meals), wash them down with water or weak green tea
  • Cordyceps shouldn’t be taken late in the evening, as it could prevent sleep
  • when using medicinal mushrooms, we recommend increasing your intake of vitamin C, which increases the absorption of active substances. For example, in the form of a Barbados cherry extract Acerola.
Warning: The product isn’t intended for children under 3 years of age, for pregnant women or breast-feeding women. Do not exceed the recommended daily dosage. Keep out of reach of children. The product isn’t intended to replace a varied and balanced diet. It doesn’t contain any ephedrine, caffeine, gluten, preservatives, dyes or sugar.

Products on this site are dietary supplements. These products are not medicines and they can’t be used to replace prescription drugs.

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The foundations of MycoMedica stand on the following strong pillars:

QUALITY - SAFETY - EFFICIENCY

 

 

Emphasis on the environment

Most of our raw mushroom material comes from China. Ecology isn’t often a priority for contemporary China. Therefore, it’s difficult, but at the same time necessary to seek absolutely pure nature untouched by industry for cultivation of medicinal mushrooms. MycoMedica mainly uses mushrooms grown in in the Fujian, Anhui and Jiangxi provinces, where there are areas virtually untouched by civilisation. Pesticides, heavy metals, microorganisms, moulds, radioactivity are a danger, which raw mushroom material must be protected against unconditionally.

 

Testing in Agrolab 

All the raw mushroom material we use to produce our mushroom products is tested before processing in  Agrolab, an independent German laboratory for more than 500 types of known heavy metals, pesticides and microorganisms that are harmful to humans. We are able to present these tests on request.

Classic tests conducted by the German lab. Agrolab have now been expanded with testing forpolycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), which have carcinogenic effects, which can affect fetal development and are also linked to cardiovascular diseases. See here. 

The final production of our products takes place under the strictest hygienic conditions in the Czech Republic. For our production, we use the standards ISO 9001/2009, certified HACCP and the system of quality IFS.

 

What more does MycoMedica offer?

We also offer free advisory services for our products.

When your order is over 2,000 CZ, shipping is free.

For larger orders, we have discounts:

  • when buying over 4,000 CZK, you receive an immediate discount of 5% from the total purchase (not applicable to wholesale)
  • when buying over 8,000 CZK, you receive an immediate discount of 10% from the total purchase (not applicable to wholesale)

 

Regular training

We train experts in mycotherapy, who can use our mushrooms effectively in their practice. We also hold international seminars on medicinal mushrooms, these are attended by leading experts on this issue.

 

How to choose the right product from medicinal mushrooms?

Powder or extract?

If we want to use as many active substances as possible from mushrooms, we must process them allowing them to disrupt the chitinous envelope of the mushroom cell. Humans don’t have the necessary enzymes to digest chitin, so they’re unable to release active substances from the mushroom cell wall during digestion and instead they excrete them from their organism.

 

Processing options:

a) decoctions

It’s possible to produce a decoction from dried mushrooms. However, this traditional method requires a large number of mushrooms to achieve therapeutic effects.

 

b) mushroom powder or biomass

Dried mushrooms are ground to a very fine powder. This partially disturbs the chitin envelope and the body is then able to extract active substances from the mushroom.

 

c) extracts 

We can break the chitin barrier using gentle extraction with hot water and extract the maximum  amount of active substances from the mushroom. In the case of most kinds of mushrooms, it’s also necessary to perform condensation using ethanol at the end of the extraction process (the so-calleddouble extraction ), as some active substances are water insoluble.

 

Extraction is the most optimal method for processing mushrooms for medical purposes. This is why the overwhelming majority of medical studies are conducted with extracts and not with mushroom powder.

The main, although not the only active substances of medicinal mushrooms are polysaccharides (mainly β-(1, 3)-D-glucans). While dried powder contains about 0.5‒3% polysaccharides, our extracts contain 30%.

Another good argument for the use of MycoMedica mushrooms is that a great many doctors and Chinese medicine practitioners are working with our products and they’ve had only the best experience with them. Seehere.

We also use MycoMedica products in our doctor’s office, so we have everyday feedback on their beneficial effects.

 

What to look for when choosing

Some companies use entirely common raw mushroom material for processing, in order to achieve a higher percentage of polysaccharide content. Common labs won’t recognise the difference. However, this raw material has minimal therapeutic effects. If indeed, it has any at all. Together with our German colleagues, we have been testing all raw mushroom material, so that it contains only high-quality mushroom polysacharides..

Some Chinese companies, in order to achieve microbiological purity of extracts, expose mushrooms to the effects of radioactive radiation, which destroys microorganisms. We emphasise that MycoMedica products aren’t exposed to radiation in in any phase of production.

 

Verified raw materials

Some Chinese manufacturers don’t respect traditional manufacturing practices. For example, mushroom drying must be done slowly and in sunshine. This is why it’s so important for us to cooperate only with proven growers and processors of raw mushroom material. We don’t use any unverified raw material in our products.

 

We don’t take our motto QUALITY - SAFETY - EFFICIENCY lightly. Thanks to this, we have gradually become the most important East European producer of products from medicinal mushrooms.

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