Cordyceps Sinensis

Table of Contents

  1. Simple Report
  2. Detailed Report
  3. Overall Effectiveness Rating
  4. Research Rating
  5. Products Containing Cordyceps Sinensis
  6. Claim Ratings
  7. Dosing
  8. References

Cordyceps Sinensis Simple Report

  • Supplement: Cordyceps Sinensis
  • Supplement Category: plant and food extracts
  • Number of Products Containing Cordyceps Sinensis: 8
  • Effectiveness Rating: 1.2 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 33 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 3
  • Number of Claims: 3
  • Effective Dosage Range: 333 milligrams per day

Cordyceps Sinensis Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for cordyceps sinensis is 1.2 out of 3. This rating means there is little to no evidence to back the supplement's use. Using this supplement will not lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for cordyceps sinensis as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Research Rating for Cordyceps Sinensis

There are 3 studies in the database on cordyceps sinensis; the research rating is 33. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating. Note, this research rating is for cordyceps sinensis as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Products Containing Cordyceps Sinensis

Products Names Amount of Cordyceps Sinensis
Mdrive Elite Amount not listed.
Animal Rage XL Amount not listed.
Endurance Mode 500mg
Real Keto Pre-Workout 100mg
Endurance Capsules 50mg
Full list of all 8 products containing Cordyceps Sinensis.

Claim Ratings

The overall ratings above are an average of the individual claim ratings below. Individual claims may have higher or lower ratings compared to the supplement's overall rating. For example, some supplements may have excellent backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on a claim below for more information.

Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
improve cardiovascular endurance
decrease fatigue

Recovery Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
improve recovery


The Supplement Database includes 2 studies on cordyceps sinensis dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose is 333 milligrams per day. For a more detailed dosing analysis visit: Supplement Dosing for Cordyceps Sinensis.


Title of Study
Cordyceps Sinensis (CordyMax Cs-4) supplementation does not improve endurance exercise performance
Effect of Cs-4 (Cordyceps sinensis) on Exercise Performance in Healthy Older Subjects: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial
Effects of a Commercial Supplement of Ophiocordyceps sinensis and Ganoderma lucidum on Physiological Responses to Maximal Exercise in Healthy Young Participants