A Combination of Active Hexose Correlated Compound and Arabinogalactan
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.
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 immunesystem. Derivedfromapatentedcultivation, 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 1,4 linked glucose oligosaccharide with a molecular weight less than 5,000daltons. Thisoligosaccharidecannotbefoundin typicalmushroompreparations. Beta-glucans,aminoacids 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. Duringcertaintherapies,gastrointestinal function, skin and hair health as well as general well-being canbeadverselyaffected. StudiesinJapanusingA.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,aderivativeoftheWesternLarch tree (Larix occidentalis) and the Eastern Larch tree (Larix laricina) is a polysaccharide composed of galactose and arabinoseunits. Arabinogalactan is added in this formula for the supportive role it plays in immune health.
A.H.C.C. Plus maybeausefuldietarysupplementfor
individuals wishing to support their body’s immune function.
2 vegetarian capsules contain:
A.H.C.C. Proprietary Blend 1,000mg
(Active Hexose Correlated Compound)
---Mushroom mycelia extract
Other Ingredients: cellulose and silica.
Contains NO: yeast, gluten, soy protein, milk, dairy, sodium, sugar, artificial coloring, preservatives or flavoring.
A.H.C.C. is a registered trademark of Amino Up Chemical Company, Ltd. of Sapporo, Japan.
Adults: As a dietary supplement, Adults take 2 to 6 capsules daily or as recommended by a healthcare professional.
If you are pregnant or nursing, please consult your healthcare professional before using this product. Keep out of the reach of children.
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