Fermented mushrooms

Highly bioactive beta-glucans

Cordyceps sinensis has been used as a medicine in China for over 300 years. Cordyceps sinensis has always been considered as the tonic for "all diseases" because it would improve energy, appetite, endurance, libido, endurance and sleep patterns. Cordyceps sinensis mycelium contains polysaccharides and cordycepin. In addition, it also contains other beneficial substances such as adenosine and amino acids that are required for the production of ATP. That is why this mushroom is mainly used for general fatigue and low energy levels. Numerous scientific studies show that Cordyceps sinensis polysaccharides (CSP) or cordycepin have various physiological and health effects, including rapid relief from fatigue, anti-inflammatory & antihypertensive properties, kidney protection and cell protection against PM2.5 or acute lung damage.

Submerged cultivation is the best technology to manage the identity and purity of medicinal mushrooms without contamination. The bioactive substances of mushrooms have been identified not only in the fruit body, but also in the mycelium culture and culture broth.

Cordyceps sinensis mycelium is a freeze-dried medicinal mushroom, produced by submerged cultivation and low temperature membrane filtration with molecular weight cut-off (MWCO) of 5,000 Da for high molecular weight and hence highly bioactive ß-glucans! This cultivated mycelium contains 100 % pure polysaccharides including ß-glucans derived from the mushroom. Many mushroom powders contain starch and other impurities derived from cereal-based cultivation. Therefore, these powders contain polysaccharides that do not come from the mushroom itself. The concentrations of these substances are thus often much higher.

Fermentation method
Deep-layer liquid state fermentation

Active compounds

  • Polysaccharides including β-glucans
  • Cordycepin
  • N6-2-hydroxyethyl adenosine(N6-HEA)

Recommended scientific dosage
Pure mycelium: 0.5 - 1.0 gram per day

  • Scientific evidence
  • Long-term storage assessment
  • Produced by patented submerged fermentation
  • Subjected to low temperature membrane filtration technology
  • Reliable strain identification by DNA Sequence alignment (ITS1, 5.8 DNA, ITS2)
  • Highly similarity with wild type (WT) strain
  • Analyses of active constituents and complete safety assessment
  • High content of secondary metabolites and bioactive components
  • Bio-sustainability, environment friendly, free of contaminants and heavy metals
  • Anti-fatigue
  • Anti-inflammatory properties
  • Boost physical strength
  • Immune system support
  • Improve respiratory function
  • Regulate blood pressure
  • Relieve common cold
  • Support chronic kidney disease


  • Kumar, R., Negi, P., Singh, B., Ilavazhagan, G., Bhargava, K., and Sethy, N.K. (2011). Cordyceps sinensis promotes exercise endurance capacity of rats by activating skeletal muscle metabolic regulators. Journal of ethnopharmacology 136, 260-266.
  • Lei, J., Wei, Y., Song, P., Li, Y., Zhang, T., Feng, Q., and Xu, G. (2018). Cordycepin inhibits LPS-induced acute lung injury by inhibiting inflammation and oxidative stress. European Journal of pharmacology 818, 110-114.
  • NB Research Center. (2018). The functional study of Cordyceps sinensis and its application for promoting health.
  • Xiang, F., Lin, L., Hu, M., and Qi, X. (2016). Therapeutic efficacy of a polysaccharide isolated from Cordyceps sinensis on hypertensive rats. International journal of biological macromolecules 82, 308-314.

Cordyceps sinensis is authorized in EU for use in food supplements.

Cordyceps sinensis is permitted in Belgium. This mushroom is listed in The Royal Decree of 29 August 1997 on the manufacture and trade of foodstuffs composed or containing plants or plant preparations.

Cordyceps sinensis is on the Belfrit list and is allowed in Belgium, France and Italy.

Fermedics offers you on request all technical data of this ingredient, such as Certificate of Analysis (COA), and price quotation.

Due to the hygroscopic nature, please store at dry conditions in an airtight container. Shelf life is at least two years at 25°C and below 70% RH in original sealed package.

MOQ (minimum order quantity) 25 kg

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