Agaricus blazei is a medicinal mushroom that contains a special class of polysaccharides known as "beta glucans." It is thought that beta glucans stimulate activity of natural killer (NK) cells, which are an important part of the immune system.
The Agaricus blazei in this product is extracted with the preferred hot water/alcohol method to increase its digestibility and enhance bioavailability of the polysaccharides.
Originally discovered in Brazil, Agaricus blazei is widely consumed in many countries, where it is regarded as a health food, due to its medicinal properties. The mushroom is used both in tea form and as a food. Since 1965, strains of Agaricus blazei have been imported to Japan, where it is now widely cultivated and researched.
Suggested use: Take 3 capsules daily, with or without food.