Scientific validation of the Chinese caterpillar medicinal mushroom, Ophiocordyceps sinensis (Ascomycetes) from India: immunomodulatory and antioxidant activity.

In the present study, we aimed to elucidate the antioxidant property and anti-inflammatory activity of the aqueous extract of the Indian species of Ophiocordyceps sinensis (AECS), which demonstrates medicinal activity against numerous diseases. The chemical composition of AECS was quantified using a colorimeteric technique to determine the total phenolic… CONTINUE READING