Trends in the Immunomodulatory Effects of Cordyceps militaris. - GreenMedInfo Summary
Trends in the Immunomodulatory Effects of: Total Extracts, Polysaccharides and Cordycepin.
Front Pharmacol. 2020 ;11:575704. Epub 2020 Nov 30. PMID: 33328984
() is a fungus with a long history of widespread use in folk medicine, and its biological and medicinal functions are well studied. A crucial pharmacological effect ofis immunomodulation. In this review, we catalog the immunomodulatory effects of different extracts of, namely total extracts, polysaccharides and cordycepinTotal extracts obtained using water or 50% ethyl alcohol and polysaccharides fromwere discovered to tend to promote type 1 immunity, whereas total extracts obtained using 70-80% ethyl alcohol and cordycepin fromwere more likely to promote type 2 immunity. This article is the first to classify the immunomodulatory effects of different extracts of. In addition, we discovered a relationship between different segments or extracts and differing types of immunity. This review can provide the readers a comprehensive understanding on the immunomodulatory effects of the precious folk medicine and guidance on its use for both health people and those with an immunodeficiency.