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Can long-term take cordyceps poisoning? Expert: not for everyone

Issuing time:2019-08-19 00:00Source:网络

Long-term consumption of cordyceps sinensis, cordyceps sinensis powder and pure powder tablets can lead to excessive arsenic intake, which may accumulate in the human body and pose a high risk, according to a notice issued by the state food and drug administration. Medical expert expresses to this, cordyceps sinensis is precious traditional Chinese medicine, not everybody is appropriate health care product. However, the risk of arsenic poisoning is almost non-existent in people who take cordyceps sinensis according to the pharmacopoeia.

The state food and drug administration issued a notice on stopping the use of cordyceps sinensis as a health food pilot. Tonic good article cordyceps sinensis, can produce bad effect to human body? Longhua hospital pharmacy xiyan deputy director of pharmacists, cordyceps sinensis has its appropriate population and dosage, should also be reasonable under the guidance of doctors to take.

It is reported that the state food and drug administration issued consumption tips, is based on the cordyceps sinensis, cordyceps sinensis powder and pure powder tablets of product monitoring and testing results. The tests found arsenic levels ranging from 4.4 to 9.9 mg/kg. According to the requirements of the national safety standard of health food, the arsenic limit value is 1.0 mg/kg, which gives a hint: long-term consumption of cordyceps sinensis, cordyceps sinensis powder and pure powder tablets and other products will cause excessive arsenic intake, and may be stored in the human body, there is a high risk.

Cordyceps sinensis is a precious traditional Chinese medicine. According to the 2015 edition of the People's Republic of China pharmacopoeia (part 1), the pharmacopoeia sets limits for heavy metals in 28 Chinese herbs, including astragalus root, licorice root, honeysuckle, white peony root, wolfberry and salvia miltiorrhiza, but not for cordyceps sinensis.

Ate cordyceps sinensis to be able to poison? The expert explains, still should look scientifically, objectively. Arsenic is a chemical element, which exists in the form of inorganic arsenic and organic arsenic. Arsenic in different binding states has different toxicity, among which inorganic arsenic is more toxic. The world health organization sets the upper limit for the safety of "inorganic arsenic" in humans, which is 2 micrograms per kilogram of body weight per day. According to this rule, assuming a person weighs 50 kilograms, the upper limit of safety for inorganic arsenic is 0.1 mg. The results showed that the arsenic content was 9.9 micrograms per kilogram. According to pharmacopoeia, the larger dose of cordyceps sinensis is 9 grams. Taking 9 grams a day would be 81.9 micrograms, below the safe limit of 0.1 milligrams. After all, cordyceps sinensis is a rare and expensive medicine, so the possibility of arsenic poisoning caused by excessive consumption is not high, experts added.

Many people mistakenly think that cordyceps sinensis is a good tonic for everyone, which is actually a cognitive misunderstanding. The insect body of cordyceps sinensis has hormone-like components, which may affect the reproductive development of children. People with positive evidence, heat syndrome, taking cordyceps sinensis will appear fecal impassability, acne and other symptoms; As for cold patient, eat cordyceps sinensis will prolong the illness, not conducive to the recovery of the disease. To this end, the scientific practice is under the doctor's guidance to take reasonable, scientific tonic, to achieve the effect of nourishing Yin and nourishing lung.

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