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Cordyceps

Description

Cordyceps sinensis are so highly valued in Traditional Chinese Medicine that they were exclusively available to the emperor’s family in ancient China. TCM traditionally used Cordyceps as an adaptogen and immunosupportive herb, to support the kidney and lung systems.* Cordyceps grows wild in the Himalayan foothills of Tibet and Bhutan, where it infects and then devours the pupal stage (or caterpillar) of ghost moths. From this caterpillar, it grows a…

 

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Products Containing Cordyceps

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    Cellular Immune Support*

    Supports foundational wellness*

    A healthy immune system is the foundation for overall wellness. Mushroom fruiting bodies contain polysaccharides that are known to support the immune system at the cellular level.* Cellular Immune Support combines four pure, potent Mushrooms — Maitake, Reishi, Chaga and Cordyceps — with deep immune-supporting Herbs like Astragalus, Turmeric and Schisandra.* Cellular Immune Support is formulated to be taken daily to support whole-body wellness.*

    Herbs:  Astragalus, Chaga, Cordyceps, Maitake, Reishi, Schisandra, Turmeric

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    Central Nervous System Support*

    Supports memory & cognitive function*

    The brain is the body’s control center; a healthy brain and clear mind are essential to wellbeing. Central Nervous System Support includes Mushrooms like Lion’s Mane, traditionally used to support the nervous system, and promote cognitive function and a healthy memory.* Reishi & Gotu Kola traditionally have been used to support healthy circulation in the brain.* Central Nervous System Support provides antioxidant support and promotes a healthy inflammatory response.*

    Herbs:  Cordyceps, Gotu Kola Leaf, Holy Basil Leaf, Lion's Mane, Reishi, Rosemary

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    Cordyceps with Withania

    Energy & stress support, with Ashwagandha*

    Cordyceps with Withania supports the body’s ability to manage fatigue and promote healthy energy levels.* This blend uniquely combines two of the best-known adaptogens, Cordyceps and Ashwagandha.* It also contains fermented Ginger root as a warming Herb that acts as a bioenhancer (similar to Black Pepper in our Turmeric formulas).*

    Herbs:  Ashwagandha, Cordyceps, Ginger

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    HPA Axis: Homeostasis

    Revives healthy energy & stress levels*

    Occasional exhaustion and stress are a combination seen all too often in modern life. Adrenal Health® Jump Start combines pure and potent herbal extracts that approach and address these concerns holistically.*

    Herbs:  Asian Ginseng, Cordyceps, Eleuthero, Licorice, Prickly Ash, Rhaponticum, Rhodiola, Schisandra

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    HPA Axis: Sleep Cycle

    Nourishes the adrenals while you rest*

    As you sleep, your body repairs and restores itself. HPA Axis: Sleep Cycle helps maintain the body’s systems that support a healthy response to stress.*

    Ashwagandha helps to promote normal sleep patterns and supports healthy endocrine and immune systems.* Magnolia bark calms occasional nervousness and supports sleep.* Other botanicals such as Lemon Balm show promise in research studies in promoting a sense of calm in the body.*

    Herbs:  Ashwagandha, Cinnamon, Cordyceps, Lemon Balm, Magnolia, Mimosa Tree Bark, Reishi, Vervain

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Ecologically Harvested is a term that describes all herbs sold by Gaia Herbs that are not Certified Organic. Ecologically Harvested herbs include herbs that are harvested in their natural habitat, (i.e., wild harvested) according to specific guidelines for harvesting these herbs (i.e., away from roads and industry, as well as guidelines to avoid overharvesting). Our term, Ecologically Harvested, also includes herbs that are grown in managed woodland areas, fields designated for specific herbs, and herbs that are grown by indigenous growers, such as Kava Kava. All Ecologically Harvested herbs pass pesticide and heavy metal testing as well as microbial testing, prior to release.