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- Dehydrated Hot Water Extract
- Nature's Most Powerful Beta 1-6 Glucan
- Powerful Immune Support
- Full Spectrum Extract
- From the Rain Forests of Brazil
Agaricus blazei is a relatively new addition to the family of medicinal mushrooms with research beginning in the 1980's. This species contains a unique beta 1-6 linkage and has an extensive history of use as a folk remedy in the areas of Brazil where it was originally discovered. Research has also shown that Agaricus blazei contains more beta glucans than any of the other medicinal mushrooms tested so far. The in-vitro research and animal studies both show significant immune supporting properties.
Why hot water extraction?
BIOAVAILABILITY – The immune supporting polysaccharides common to all medicinal mushrooms and mushroom mycelium are found inside of the cell walls. However, the cell walls of the mushrooms and mushroom mycelium are made from an indigestible fiber called "chitin," the same material a lobster shell is made of.
Hot water extraction is the only clinically validated method for breaking these polysaccharides out of the indigestible cell walls. Even soft mushrooms like Shiitake are prepared as a hot water extract or a tea when used medicinally.
CONCENTRATION – The immune supporting polysaccharides found in the cell walls of mushrooms and mushroom mycelium comprise only 0.5-2% of the total mass by dry weight (depending on the mushroom), not enough to have effect even if they were bioavailable. Most hot water mushroom/mycelium extracts are at least a 20:1 concentration.
Hot water extraction dissolves the indigestible fiber (chitin), allowing the fiber to be removed from the extract when the water is removed. This process concentrates the polysaccharides to the effective levels identified in the published research.
1-3 capsules twice daily, AM and PM, or more as recommended by your health care professional. Take on an empty stomach.
|Serving Size: 1 Capsule
|Servings Per Container: 90
Amount Per Capsule
|Reishi (Ganoderma lucidum, Gano 161) fruit body extract
12% non-linear polysaccharide (beta glucan)
|† Daily Value not established
V cap (cellulose), agaricus blazei mycelium, myceliated rice.
Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant or breast feeding, consult a health professional before using this product. Do not use if allergic to mushrooms. Do not use if safety seal around top of bottle is missing or broken. Store at room temperature, with lid tightly sealed.