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…

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…

Lion’s Mane Mushroom

Lion’s Mane MushroomBackground Lion’s Mane Mushroom, the Latin name – Hericium Erinaceus, is an edible and  and medicinal mushroom belonging to the fungus group.  Used for hundreds of years as a general tonic and health treatment, Lion’s mane mushroom is a nootropic food very popular in traditional Chinese medicine and native to China, Japan, North America and Europe. Although it had been historically prescribed as a general restorative, its impact on…