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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… Read More »

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… Read More »