• Yarsagumba benefits
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    Yarsagumba benefits – yarchagumba, Keeda Jadi medicinal benefits

    Yarsagumba has earned name as a traditional herb able to cure many diseases and ailments. It is scientifically known as Cordyceps sinensis. It is popularly known as yarsagumba, yarchagumba, Keeda Jadi. It has been used since long as a medicine in the old communities of China, Nepal and India. The beneficial effects of caterpillar fungus have been mentioned in the traditional Chinese and Tibetan medicinal literature. According to that, it acts as a medicine for at least 21 diseases and ailments. These diseases are broadly linked with liver, kidney and heart. In addition it is said to be extremely beneficial in the treatment of infertility. Cordyceps or Yarsagumba and its product have also…

  • What is Yarsagumba
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    What is Yarsagumba? Its Uses, Importance, Per kg Price and Benefits

    What is Yarsagumba? Yarsagumba is a unique fungus which grows on caterpillar. It is found in the high altitude areas of the Himalayas.  It is a parasitic relation of a fungus which grows on the larvae stage of many species of moth caterpillar.  Yarsagumba takes the nutrients for its own growth from caterpillar. The caterpillar becomes devoid of  its nutrients and in the process the caterpillar dies.  This is the reason that Yarsagumba is also called half caterpillar half fungus. In scientific terms it is known as Ophiocordyceps sinensis.  Its unique life-cycle brought it names Yarchagumba, Yatsa gunbu, Yartsa gunba, Yatsagumbu and keeda jadi. In Tibet ‘Yatsa gunbu’  means ‘Summer grass winter worm‘.  …