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Cordyceps Cs-4 Powder (Cordyceps sinensis)

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Cordyceps Cs-4 Powder (Cordyceps sinensis)

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Latin Name: Cordyceps sinensis

  • Pure Cordyceps Cs-4 Powder, manufactured by liquid fermentation.
  • Cordyceps strain Cs-4 contains: Cordycepin 0.4%, Cordycepic Acid 13%, Polyaccharide 5.8%
  • Next best thing to natural Cordeceps.
  • Re-sealable air tight, foil pouch
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added
Quality Assured Vegetarian and Vegan Safe

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Cordyceps Pure Cs-4 Powder is dry mushroom mycelia manufactured by liquid fermentation. Our Cordyceps Sinensis Cs-4 powder is a premium quality medicinal mushroom and can be added to a little liquid and taken daily. Cordyceps sinensis is said to have been the secret weapons for the unexpected success of the Chinese athletes in the 1996 Olympic games!

At Indigo Herbs we are passionate about premium quality botanicals. Explore the tabs on this page to find out more about the quality, manufacture and suggested use of this herbal powder. We are unable to advise you here on the benefits of our herbal products, however we do recommend you take the opportunity to research the many benefits of this herb. At Indigo Herbs we are committed to empowering optimum health and nutrition and assisting you to take responsibility for your own health and wellbeing, by having access to many of natures healing botanicals. Please consult a Herbalist as to how this product can benefit you.

Also known as: Caterpillar fungus, Caterpillar mushroom, yartsa gunbu, yatsa gunbu, yarshagumba, yarchagumba, keera jhar, keeda ghas, dong chong xia cao.

Using Herbal and Superfood powders on a daily basis is simple, easy and can be really delicious. The simplest way is to rehydrate the powder in a little filtered water to make a shot, this can easily be prepared once, twice or three times per day if you are taking the herbs therapeutically. However sometimes the herbs can be bitter so the botanical powders can be added to a superfood smoothie instead of just water. The smoothie can be made with a base of nut milk, seed milk or non-dairy milk such as rice milk. Alternatively the main body of the smoothie can be created with fruit or vegetable juices. 

Additional superfood and herb powders can be added to fortify the smoothie with extra beneficial properties. The powders are largely dissolvable and can be scooped in and then blended, shaken or stirred until fully mixed with the liquid. Any true Superfood smoothie disciple would advise that the list of possibilities is endless with the goal to feel great and potentially replace a meal with this glass of super goodness. For full instructions go to our How to take Herbal Powders page.

Another option is to use a Capsule Machine that can be bought from the Indigo Herbs website. Filling capsules with your favourite herb has never been easier when you buy a Capsule machine. You can then be sure that the capsules you are taking are 100% pure ingredients without fillers added by some companies.

This is a ready to eat powder and can be added to hot or cold water, fruit juice or added to a smoothie.


A typical serving of cordyceps can be from 1 to 2 grams up to 3 times a day. To avoid symptoms of detoxification do not to exceed the suggested serving.

1 teaspoon equals 3 grams (1 tsp = 3g)
  • Produced to GMP standards.
  • Quality Assured by Indigo Herbs.
  • Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
  • Re-sealable air tight, foil pouch.
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added.

Manufacture Process

The 'CS-4' strain of Cordyceps was achieved by taking the wild Cordeceps strains:

  • Paecilomyces hepialid Chen and Dai Cs-4

Then by a process of liquid fermintation, producing a viable mushroom with the same chemical composition as the wild Cordyceps variety. This research took many years to complete and has resulted in a mushroom that is no longer only destined for those who can afford it. Indigo Herbs Cordyceps CS-4 Powder is not the wild variety but the next best thing.

  • The research resulted in the Cordyceps strain Cs-4.

Cordycepin 0.4%

Cordycepic Acid 13%

Polyaccharide 5.8%

100% Pure Cordyceps Cs-4 Powder

Avoid in individuals with a known allergy or hypersensitivity to cordyceps, mold, or fungi. Cordyceps may cause dry mouth, nausea, loss of appetite, diarrhea or dizziness.

Cordyceps is not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women due to a lack of available scientific evidence. Cordyceps may be possibly unsafe in pregnant women, as it may affect steroid hormone levels.

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4.7 out of 5
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29 reviews
5 out of 5
4 December 2020
Powder seems good quality and details all information I need to know, great delivery too.
5 out of 5
17 October 2020
I'm very happy of the shipping and the packing, but I have not used the powder yet, so I can not comment on the effectiveness.
5 out of 5
20 September 2020
Half a teaspoon of this in either a coffee or a chaga drink prior to a workout and I'm ready to rip. A full teaspoon in the coffee flask for pick-me-ups on a multi-mountain hike and it breathes new life into tired legs.
5 out of 5
17 June 2020
you can really see and feel the quality of these powders
5 out of 5
14 June 2020
Great product and fast delivery
4 out of 5
4 May 2020
Product as described. Seems to work. No problems.
4 out of 5
26 February 2020
Good quality product
5 out of 5
9 February 2020
Love these products
5 out of 5
22 January 2020
A good clean herb from Indigo that has a pleasant nutty/earthy flavour. Using it for my immune system. A prompt and helpful response from Indigo to enquiries for more information. Excellent.
3 out of 5
1 October 2019
Haven't noticed anything from it. Perhaps too subtle to be noticed, or the CS-4 formulation isn't particularly strong.
4 out of 5
5 August 2019
Definite increase in energy! Careful when you take it, would not recommend for your morning commute but great before exercise.
5 out of 5
28 June 2019
Bringing in the heat in the gym
5 out of 5
8 May 2019
Amazing! It really gives me a lot of energy. It was a very quick delivery. It arrived the following day! Many thanks!
5 out of 5
29 April 2019
Love it. Makes me feel calm and have energy.
5 out of 5
29 March 2019
The taste is hard to conceal so I just drink it by itself like a shot, but other than that I've had less indigestion and stomach problems so I would say this works well.
5 out of 5
2 May 2018
Amazing! Amazing! Amazing! Amazing! Amazing! Amazing! Amazing! Amazing! Amazing! Amazing! Amazing! Amazing! Amazing! Amazing! Amazing! Amazing! Amazing!
5 out of 5
3 April 2018
Great product and service. Recommended!
1 out of 5
13 October 2017
So far I have not found any benefit?
5 out of 5
5 October 2016
very satisfied because of quality
5 out of 5
24 September 2016
indigo products are excellant quality. the service is also excellant . cordyceps was excellant quality
5 out of 5
31 May 2016
Since reading David Wolfes book Longevity now, I found Indigo Herbs the best place to buy mustroom powders.
5 out of 5
28 April 2016
Great product, already feeling the benefits.
5 out of 5
26 April 2016
mixing it with my daily smoothie it seems to be increasing my energy
5 out of 5
3 April 2016
Very powerful. Made me sweat after 1St use.
5 out of 5
29 February 2016
Seems quite effective. Can sustain intense exercise got ling
5 out of 5
23 February 2016
I took cordyceps before a fell walk and it seemed easier then took before training chest the next day and got a significant strength gain. I took with nettle powder and tribalism. I will continue on this supplement to see if my strength continues to rise
5 out of 5
9 January 2016
More energy all round and helped rid me of the cold
5 out of 5
9 December 2015
I add this to me health drink and it tastes good.
5 out of 5
29 October 2015
Been using it like a "chutney"--mixed in yogurt with some salt n cumin!! goes with any thing!--energy booster!