Traditional Chinese Medicine Therapeutic Actions: Tonifies Kidney yang and augments Kidney jing (essence), tonifies Lung, stops bleeding and dissolves phlegm and tonifies qi.
Recommended for use throughout all four stages of menstruation, Cordyceps has been shown to improve follicle health. The herbal medicine may help improve energy, support the immune system, and support the respiratory system. The formula is intended to unify lung qi and kidney jing. Should not be used during the acute phase of an infection.
Dosage: 3-5 capsules 2 times per day, in combination with other herbs, 20 minutes before meals or 1 hour after
Dong Chong Xia Cao (Cordyceps), Huang Qi (Radix Astragali), Ren Shen (Rx/Rz Ginseng)
This formula should be used with caution with the following conditions: in the presence of an exterior pathogen, excess internal heat, or dampness; and with infectious or inflammatory diseases.
- in the presence of an exterior pathogen
- excess internal heat, or dampness
- with infectious or inflammatory diseases
Some patients may notice a headache and irritability after taking Cordyceps 3 because of its warm and tonic properties. If that is the case, reduce the dosage to 1 to 2 capsules three times daily.