A Review and Prospect on the Studies of Cordyceps Sinensis (Berk.) Sacc.
Li Jin1,2,Feng Chengqiang1,2,Zhang Wensheng1,2(1Protection and Utilization of Traditional Chinese Medicine of Beijing Area Major Laboratory,Beijing 100875;2Institute of Natural Medicine and Chinese Medicine Resources,College of Resource Science & Technology,BNU,Beijing 100875)
Cordyceps sinensis(Berk.)Sacc.is a kind of high precious natural medicine in China,which is mainly distributed on some parts of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau at the elevation of 3600～5000 meters.Because of the resource scarcity and unique medicine effect,Cordyceps sinensis research has become one of the most popular topics in natural drugs research.In this paper,I mainly discussed and described the research achievements in recently twenty years on the aspects of Conidial forms,Hepialus and Industrial fermentation.According to them,the next research step is expected to be based on these reliable summaries and discussions.