Surprisingly YES! Cordyceps is a genus of ascomycetes fungi. Out of 400 species of Cordyceps discovered, at present two are in the lime light of health research- Cordyceps sinensis and Cordyceps militaris. Cordyceps militaris and its specific ingredient, cordycepin, have attracted much attention with multiple health-promoting properties, including anti-inflammatory, anticancer, anti-diabetic, and anti-nephritic and many more.
This mushroom has received attention as a health supplement to improve longevity, endurance, and human health and as an alternative medicine to ameliorate diseases including stroke, sore throat, tuberculosis, epilepsy, and cancer . Many active compounds such as mannitol, ergosterol, polysaccharides, and cordycepin have been identified from C. militaris, and studies with these compounds showed various pharmacological activities with antiviral, anti-oxidative, anti-obesity, anti-diabetic, anti-nephritic anti-inflammatory, anti-platelet aggregation effects. Cordyceps have been shown to inhibit the growth of many types of human cancer cells, including lung, colon, skin and liver cancers.
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I am Dr Pooja Gaur (VIROLOGIST, SGPGIMS, LUCKNOW), age 38 years, I & my daughter Aadya Katiyar (age 2 years & 6 months, ON FEEDING), were detected Covid 19 positive during month November 2020, I and my daughter both were showing mild COVID complications such as fever, coughing & difficulty in breathing. I started to take Cordyceps militaris dry powder, 1.5 gm twice a day. My & my daughter§Ó??s complications were resolved within 3-4 days. With no post COVID Complications.
I am Mrs Sunita Sachan age 45 years, my husband Mr Manoj Sachan (both are diabetic) AND MY daughter Mansi Sachan (age 12 years). We were detected COVID19 POSITIVE during the month of August 2020...at that time our (I & my husband) blood sugar level was also higher (fasting>150, pp>250 approx) I was suffering from common complications while my husband was more severe with shortness of breath my daughter was asymptomatic §Ó?|. After 2 days of detection, we started to take Cordyceps Militaris (1.5 gm dry fruiting body twice a day). From the 1st day, I and my husband both were found reduction in complications with any oxygen/ventilator support§Ó?| After 10 days, we were declared COVID negative§Ó?|
I am Shyama Devi Katiyar, age 74 years, diabetic (fasting 130> & pp >200), was detected Covid positive during November 2020, with mild complications such as coughing and fever. I started to take Cordyceps militaris (1.5 gm of dry fruiting bodies twice a day) from the first day of detection, a sharp decline in the complications was noticed§Ó?| And after 10 days, I was COVID negative, no further complications were noticed§Ó?|.
I§Ó??m Dr Ravish Katiyar, during SARS-CoV-2 infection, I found Cordyceps militaris (dose - 1.5 gm dry fruiting, twice a day) very effective against common complications such as shortness of breath, fever, ribs pain, body ache. After taking few doses, the reduction in complications was noticed significantly.