Dong Chong Xia Cao
Pinyin Name: Dong Chong Xia Cao
English Name: Cordyceps
Properties: sweet, warm
Channels Entered: Lung, Kidney
Tonify kidney yang and augment jing, tonify the lung, stop bleeding and dissolve phlegm are some of the conditions satisfied clients have successfully used this herb for.
Primary Traditional Functions
Tonifies Kidney Yang and Augments Jing (Essence)
Kidney yang and jing (essence) deficiencies
- Bone and joint disorders
- Spontaneous sweating during recovery from chronic illness
Tonifies the Lung, Stops Bleeding and Dissolves Phlegm
- Chronic respiratory disorders and cough
- Chronic cough due to Kidney and Lung yin deficiencies manifesting in scanty, blood-streaked sputum
- Chronic cough due to Kidney and Lung qi deficiencies resulting in manifesting or feeble cough and weakness.
Cordyceps is the King of Himalayan herbs. Bhuddists that live in Tibet consider wild Cordyceps a vegetable because the entire silkworm is consumed by the mushroom. Testing in a lab proves this to be true. Cultivated Cordyceps grown on silkworms has been lab tested and has the same constituents as wild Cordyceps. Cultivated Cordyceps grown on brown rice is only missing the Shen qualities the wild Cordyceps and cultivated on silkworm Cordyceps posses.
Cordyceps is a Kidney Yin and Yang supertonic herb. It is the ultimate level of a Jing tonic that builds power and stores energy as well as Qi tonic on the same level as Ginseng. Cordyceps is also a wonderful Lung tonic that protects the immune system and a great sexual tonic. It is good for children since it has no hormone side effects.
Concentration: 10% Cordyceptic acid, 8:1
Typical Usage of Concentrated Extract
1 to 3 grams per day or as directed by your health practitioner.
Cautions & Contraindications
- Use Dong Chong Xia Cao with caution in exterior conditions
- Side effects associated with the use of Dong Ching Xia Cao include headache, irritability, restlessness, edema and swelling of the face and extremities, epistaxis, decreased volume of urine, yellow, greasy tongue coat, and thready, rapid pulse.
Each package contains 200 grams.