What is Cordyceps?

Cordyceps is an interesting little fungus which resembles a worm and has been used for about 2000 years in the Far East. It's life cycle begins as a parasitc fungus, growing and eventually taking over the body of the host (the worm) and resembling it in appearance. It was virtually unknown to the Western part of the world until the Chinese womens track team broke records in 1993 and was found to be part of their dietary supplements.

Where Can You Find Cordyceps?

Cordyceps is most commonly found in the highlands of China, Nepal, and Tibet; specific to habitat's above 3500 feet elevation. It has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for thousands of years. The Chinese view this particular fungus as both a general tonic and therapeutic agent in many bodily processes.

How Cordyceps are harvested?

Harvesting

Cleaning

Drying