A.H.C.C. Plus, provided by Douglas Laboratories , supplies a synergistic immuno-supportive combination of A.H.C.C (active hexose correlated compound) and arabinogalactan in vegetarian capsules.
2 Vegetarian Capsules Contain: A.H.C.C. Proprietary Blend 1,000 mg (Active Hexose Correlated Compound) Mushroom mycelia extract, cadelilla wax, cyclodextrin, microcrystalline cellulose Arabinogalactan 100 mg A.H.C.C. is a registered trademark of Amino Up Chemical Company, Ltd. of Sapporo, Japan.
SUGGESTED USE Adults take 2 – 6 capsules daily or as directed by physician.
INDICATIONS A.H.C.C. Plus may be a useful dietary supplement for individuals wishing to support their body’s immune function.
SIDE EFFECTS: No adverse side effects reported.
HOW SUPPLIED Supplied in bottles of 60 capsules
STORAGE: Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct light. Keep out of reach of children.
Mushrooms have always been an important part of Asian medicine and are known to contain numerous substances that help to support the immune system. A.H.C.C. (active hexose correlated compound) is a unique mushroom-derived extract designed to provide support to the entire immune system. Derived from a patented cultivation, enzymatic decomposition and freeze drying process of several kinds of Basidiomycetes mushrooms, the active compound in A.H.C.C. is thought to be an α−1,4 linked glucose oligosaccharide with a molecular weight less than 5,000 daltons. This oligosaccharide cannot be found in typical mushroom preparations. Beta-glucans, amino acids and minerals present in A.H.C.C. may also play an important role in its immune supportive properties. Scientific studies using A.H.C.C. in animals and humans suggest that it has potent immunomodulating activity.
Scientific research indicates that A.H.C.C. may play an important role in supporting the body’s natural defense mechanisms. During certain therapies, gastrointestinal function, skin and hair health as well as general wellbeing can be adversely affected. Studies in Japan using A.H.C.C. have shown it to positively affect the functioning of the body and to improve overall well-being. Studies have also demonstrated its important roles in helping support overall immune function, including during times of oxidative stress. Arabinogalactan, a derivative of the Western Larch tree (Larix occidentalis) and the Eastern Larch tree (Larix laricina) is a polysaccharide composed of galactose and arabinose units. Arabinogalactan is added in this formula for the supportive role it plays in immune health.
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