Cordyceps Militaris

Cordyceps MilitarisBackground Cordyceps militaris is a parasitic fungus which is a valuable source of many phytonutrients (plant chemicals). Cordyceps is a parasitic fungus and is a very popular supplement in the fitness industry due to its effects on pre-workout and athletic performance. There may be more than 400 different species of Cordyceps and some of…

Glycine

GlycineBackground Glycine, also known as 2-Aminoacetic acid, is an amino acid and a neurotransmitter that can play both stimulatory and depressant roles in the brain. Supplementing glycine can improve sleep quality as well as improve cognitive function.[1] Glycine is the simplest possible amino acid containing a single hydrogen atom as its side chain. Glycine is found within the human body in high concentrations within the skin, connective tissues of the…

23 Medical Benefits Of Marijuana

23 Medical Benefits Of MarijuanaBackground Marijuana originates from the cannabis sativa plant, and it has immense medical potentials and benefits for curing multiple health disorders. Now experts have started changing their opinions about marijuana too. Recently, CNN’s chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta  reversed his opinion on marijuana’s medicinal potentials.[1] Many people have the same…

Cordyceps Sinensis

Cordyceps sinensisBackground Cordyceps sinensis, also known with its changed modern name as Ophiocordyceps sinensis, is a well-known insect or caterpillar fungus or mushroom, naturally distributed in the Tibetan Plateau of Asia. With its amazing nootropic properties, Cordyceps sinensis has gained popularity in the fitness industry due to its effects on workout and athletic performance. Cordyceps…

Ginseng

GinsengBackground Ginseng is any one of the 11 species of slow-growing perennial plants with fleshy roots, belonging to the genus Panax of the family Araliaceae; Panax means “all heal” in Greek. While there are several different herbs that fall under the description of ginseng, the term “ginseng” generally refers to American (Panax quinquefolius) as well…