AHCC (Medical Mushrooms)
Activated hexose correlate compounds is an extract of several kinds of medical mushrooms. Apparently, this collection is more powerful than any of the mushroom compounds from a single type. It is considered an immune stimulator.
This hybridization originated in Japan where medical mushrooms have been used by physicians for a long time. Studies suggest that this supplement may help combat a variety of concers, among other illnesses including:
- Multiple myeloma
- Breast cancer
- Ovarian cancer
- Liver cancer
- Prostate cancer
It is said to be an immune booster which would, of course, help to prevent many kinds of infections.
As always, it is wise to consult a physician if you are on other medications because of possible interactions. Adverse reactions include diarrhea and itching.
The manufacturer recommends two 500-mg capsules 3 times a day or 2 caps daily for prevention/immune boosting.
Check out study reports from NCBI: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6942843/.