Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 2, Issue 1 (2013)
Cordyceps militaris (L.: Fr.) Link â€“ An Important Medicinal Mushroom.
K.J. Patel, R.S Ingalhalli*
Cordyceps militaris is an important medicinal mushroom useful for the extraction of several bio-metabolites for natural drugs to revitalize the various physiological systems of the body from the ancient era. The constituents of C. militaris are now using widely in the modern pharmaceutical industries. The active principles of C. militaris are beneficial to act principally as pro-sexual, anti- cancer, immunomodulatory, and anti-oxidant agent, let alone its others beneficial activities for most of the systems of the body. In addition, it has lots of clinical applications. The prospects of this novel mushroom could be used not only for modern medicinal manufacturers, but also for the community people for the betterment of their health.
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K.J. Patel, R.S Ingalhalli*. Cordyceps militaris (L.: Fr.) Link â€“ An Important Medicinal Mushroom.. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2013;2(1):315-319.