In an animal study, conducted at the Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy in the College of Medicine at the National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan, researchers Hsu, Huang, Tsia, Sheu and Huang set to find out what effect, if any, Cordyceps medicinal mushroom might have on mice’s testosterone levels.
It turned out that Cordyceps Sinensis extract significantly increased testosterone levels in plasma, leading researchers to believe that Cordyceps might play a role as alternative medicine for the treatment of certain reproductive problems caused by low testosterone levels in human males.
Naturally, more research and a human trial are needed to produce more comprehensive results. However, if you suffer from low testosterone levels and are not allergic to medicinal mushrooms, perhaps Cordyceps might be worth trying.
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