Key active constituents of Cordyceps sinensis | Constituents of mushrooms | Biobritte mushroom company
Key active constituents of Cordyceps sinensis
Cordycepin is an immunoregulatory active ingredient of Cordyceps sinensis.
Cordyceps, the name given to the fungi on insects, has been known and used as a medication in China for over 300 years.
Cordyceps is an abundant resource of useful natural products with various biological activities, and it has been used extensively as a tonic and health supplement for subhealth patients, especially seniors, in China and other Asian countries.
Key active constituents:
- Galactomannans (antitumour, immunostimulating)