Yarsagumba as its commonly known in Nepal (Cordyceps, or also Ophiocordyceps Sinensis) is a naturally occurring medicinal herb. It is found in the Himalayan regions of Nepal in isolated patches of alpine grasslands of 3,500-5,000 meters from sea level. Yarsagumba is extremely rare and is not cultivated anywhere in the world.
The health benefits of Yarsagumba are well known and proven for centuries through its use in Ayurveda (the world’s oldest whole-body healing system) and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Yarsagumba is a highly prized tonic, touted for its ability to increase energy and vitality, strengthen lungs and kidneys, treat cancer and asthma, and, perhaps most famously, cure impotence and boost libido – it’s supposed aphrodisiac effects earning it the nickname “Himalayan Viagra”
For hundreds of years, Yarsagumba has been utilized in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as a tonic to treat several conditions such as respiratory diseases, liver or renal problems, hyperglycemia, and cancer or tumor disorders. Yarsagumba has also been used as an energy level and endurance enhancer to improve aerobic capacity and boost cellular immunity.
Yarsagumba, Cordyceps Sinensis is a unique and rare medicinal herb that grows in meadows above 11400 feet (3500 meters) from sea level in the Himalayan region of Nepal. Having found a significant number of anti-aging properties, Yarsagumba is used to treat several medical conditions such as anemia, asthma, diabetes, pulmonary hypertension, infertility, and impotence, for more than 1500 years.
Yarsagumba is a highly sought-after herb for its proven medicinal proprieties which include improving libido, boosting energy levels, and treating a wide range of ailments such as cardiovascular, respiratory, and cancerous diseases. 1
Yarsagumba is the only creation of nature on the planet that is a combination of plants and insets. To a certain age, it grows as a fungus and converts itself into a plant. All of it happens by itself, by nature in high altitude Himalayas.