Like all species in the genus, both C. A number of medical studies indicate that Cordyceps have an anti-cancer, anti-tumor, anti-metastasis, immune-enhancing, and antioxidant effects. The pancreatic histopathological analysis showed that the increased islet amount, the enlarged islet area, and the lipid accumulation in the pancreas were reversed by FF16 treatment in both IRF mice and KKAy mice. M., 1991, A study on the perioperative changes of creatine phosphokinase and lactic dehydrogenase, J. Because of these properties, Cordyceps is frequently suggested for patients who are recovering from surgery or a serious illness. These effects are normal and temporary, and will usually clear up within a couple of days. It occupies a unique space in a carefully balanced ecosystem—somewhere between the living and the dying.
Interestingly, CS treatment did not lead to obvious improvements in hyperglycemia or resistance to insulin, while in vitro MTT assays indicated that CS protects pancreatic