Cordyceps has a long history of use as a lung and kidney tonic, and for the treatment of chronic bronchitis, asthma, tuberculosis and other diseases of the respiratory system. Cordyceps also enhances physical stamina making it very useful for the elderly people and athletes. Recent literature further confirms that Cordyceps enhances cellular energy in the form of ATP The cardiovascular effects of Cordyceps are being noticed more frequently by researchers as it works through variety of possible ways either by lowering high blood pressure via direct dilatory effects or mediated through M-cholinergic receptors resulting in improvement in the coronary and cerebral blood circulation. Thus, Cordyceps has implications at the therapeutic level as well by rectifying the abnormalities in rhythmic contractions.
Cordyceps extract has also been found as a promising source to increase cardiac output up to 60 % in augmentation with conventional treatment of chronic heart failure.
From Pharmacological and therapeutic potential of Cordyceps with special reference to Cordycepin
Hardeep S. Tuli, Sardul S. Sandhu, and A. K. Sharma
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