Shiitake Mushrooms Mycelia Extract
- Enhances antibody production
- Supports a healthy immune system
- Clinically studied and developed in Japan
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AHCC® is a natural compound extracted from shiitake mushrooms. It was developed in Japan in 1989, and has since been used to improve the immunity of over 100,000 patients, and has been studied in over 50 human clinical trials. AHCC® has the unique ability to stimulate the immune system, which is important in controlling inflammation and infection and regulating healthy cell growth.
AHCC® is used alongside chemotherapy treatments in many Japanese hospitals for its immune supportive effects. The majority of studies have shown reduced side effects, increased quality of life and improved survival rates. Patients taking AHCC® reported less nausea, vomiting and hair loss, and AHCC® improved their body weight and appetite during chemotherapy. The immune effects of AHCC® are not limited to cancer patients and have been applied to microbial infections as well. AOR’s AHCC® is a powerful, evidence based option for people that want to support their immune function, combat stubborn infections and for patients undergoing certain types of chemotherapy.
AHCC® (active hexose correlated compound) is an extracted compound derived from Shiitake mushroom, and provides powerful antioxidant support. The active ingredients of AHCC® include acetylated alpha-glucan for optimal bioavailability.
AOR™ guarantees that all ingredients have been declared on the label. Contains no wheat, gluten, nuts, peanuts, sesame seeds, sulphites, mustard, soy, dairy, eggs, fish, shellfish or any animal byproduct.
Take 1-2 capsules one to three times daily preferably without food, or as directed by a qualified health care practitioner.
Do not take if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or if you are allergic to corn. Nausea and diarrhea have been known to occur, in which case, discontinue use.
- Immune system support
- Healthy inflammatory response
- Normal cell production and differentiation
The information and product descriptions appearing on this website are for information purposes only, and are not intended to provide or replace medical advice to individuals from a qualified health care professional. Consult with your physician if you have any health concerns, and before initiating any new diet, exercise, supplement, or other lifestyle changes.
Non-medical Ingredients: alpha-cyclodextrin, dextrin, microcrystalline cellulose Carnauba wax. Capsule: hypromellose.
AHCC® is a registered trademark of Amino Up Co. LTD
AHCC® and Immunodeficiency
Through its influence on the immune system, AHCC® may help preserve immunity in those whose defense system is slowly being infiltrated by viruses. Preliminary trials with AHCC® have given encouraging results in certain life threatening viral infections.
AHCC® and Infection
Infections are caused by the invasion and the multiplication of microorganisms in the body. We carry 500 to 1000 different species of bacteria throughout our body. Adequate immunity is therefore crucial in preventing infection. Several experiments confirmed AHCC®’s competence for the control of infections.
AHCC® and the Liver
An excess of toxins can damage the liver. Trials have demonstrated that AHCC® protects the liver and improves hepatic function.
AHCC® and Inflammation
It was reported that patients taking AHCC® to prevent the recurrence of abnormal growths had significant improvements in rheumatoid arthritis. AHCC® was also effective at diminishing inflammation in animal studies. It is thought that AHCC® reduces inflammation by modulating the immune system and by improving fat metabolism.
AHCC® and Other Health Conditions
Some studies have shown that AHCC® promoted healthy blood sugar balance. In addition, AHCC® appears to be an adaptogen and may help relieve stress.