Cordyceps militaris as a mushroom with multidisciplinary activity in prophylactic of human civilization diseases
PDF

Keywords

Cordyceps militaris
antoxidant
cordycepine
ergothionein
dietary supplements

How to Cite

1.
Jędrejko K, Kała K, Fijałkowska A, Lazur J, Szewc K, Sułkowska-Ziaja K, Muszyńska B. Cordyceps militaris as a mushroom with multidisciplinary activity in prophylactic of human civilization diseases. mir [Internet]. 30Aug.2022 [cited 25Sep.2022];30(118):7-2. Available from: https://interrev.com/mir/index.php/mir/article/view/197

Abstract

Cordyceps militaris, belongs to the Cordycipitaceae family. It comes from Asia and owes it’s popularity to its healing, antioxidant and physical endurance properties. In addition, it has anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer and immunomodulatory properties. Due to its similarity to C. sinensis, it has been used as an alternative raw material that is cheaper and easier to grow. C. militaris and focuses on the presentation of its medicinal and cosmetological properties. In addition, the influence of free radicals on the human body and anti-radical substances occurring in war mace were described. It has also been shown that the addition of cordycepine may increase the amount of individual bioelements. This species contains numerous compounds with antioxidant properties, which, when supplied with the diet, support the antioxidant barrier, protecting cells against damage. C. militaris can be used in the diet as a raw material that prolongs youth and has a prophylactic effect in diseases caused by free radicals.

PDF