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Cordyceps

What it’s good for
Also known as caterpillar fungus, cordyceps is actually a rare mushroom used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat coughs, fatigue, and sexual dysfunction. Recent studies prove that this tonic increases oxygen flow and thus boosts physical endurance.

Where to find it
In any major health food store.

How to take it
100 – 200 mg daily

Safety
If you are diabetic, it’s best to avoid cordyceps as it may affect your glucose metabolism. Pregnant and nursing mothers should stay away from this herb.