Scientific name：Ophiocordyceps sinensis
Scientific name：Hirsutella sinensis (anamorph of O. sinensis)
▍ Product Introduction:
Dōng Chóng Xià Cǎo is a very famous and precious Chinese herbal medicine which is a fungus-insect
complex of a fruiting body of Ophiocordyceps sinensis and its parasitized larvae of Hepiadae. Recently,
fermented mycelium products of O. sinensis has been developed. Among Chinese herbs, Dōng Chóng
Xià Cǎo is a very rare, expensive, high effective with multiple pharmacological functions, e.g.
immunomodulatory, liver and renal protections, anti-tumor, anti-aging and anti-fatigue, etc. Its fruiting
body is a fungus-insect complex of Ophiocordyceps sinensis parasitizing in a larvae of Hepiadae
naturally and only found on the high mountain area in Southwest China. Due to its high medical and
economic values, many researchers have been trying to cultivate its fruiting body under an artificial
environment and/or obtain its mycelium by liquid fermentation. However, the technique of fruiting body
cultivation had not been successful until the involvement of Syngen Biotech Co. two years ago.
▍ Submerged fermentation technology:
Dōng Chóng Xià Cǎo grows in harsh environment. It is a rare commodity on the maker because of its low
harvest rates. In order to solve the problem, people start to think of developing the methods of artificial cultivation
of Dōng Chóng Xià Cǎo. Nonetheless, within more than 300 types of strains isolated from Dōng Chóng Xià Cǎo,
Hirsutella sinensis is the only one verified anamorph of O. sinensis. Syngen's O. sinensis was identified and
verified by FIRDI. Using Syngen's state-of-the-art fermentation technology can easily achieve the mass production,
significantly increase the concentration of effective compounds and further reduce the cost of O. sinensis.
▍ Identified And Verified Report：
Syngen's O. sinensis was identified and verified by FIRDI. The Hirsutella sinensis is considered the validly published anamorph of O. sinensis.