Mushrooms

Polysaccharides from mushrooms for HSV

Therapeutic Effects of Polysaccharides

Quite a few research studies in recent years have been looking at the various benefits of polysaccharides. These compounds are found in different plants, such as mushrooms and marine algae. It has long been known that medicinal mushrooms, for example, boast quite a few important functions, such as immune modulation and anticancer mechanisms. These functions …

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Shiitake Mushrooms for Cold Sores and Herpes Simplex

If you are a fan of Asian cuisine you have very probably eaten, or at least are aware of shiitake mushrooms. These delicious mushrooms, known by their latin name as Lentinula edodes, are also familiar to medical researchers. The research into the therapeutic properties of various mushrooms has been really taking off in recent years, …

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Agaricus Mushroom for Herpes and Cold sores

It is very possible that you may have been hearing more lately about the benefits of medicinal mushrooms. The amount of research that has been devoted to the health effects of various mushrooms in recent years as exploded.  There is already a fair body of evidence that demonstrates the power of mushrooms in benefiting the …

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Amino Up Chemical Co.: The Makers of AHCC®

When it comes to medicinal mushrooms, there isn’t one quite like AHCC®.  AHCC® stands for Active Hexose Correlated Compound, a unique mushroom extract cultured from the shiitake mushroom species. Medicinal mushrooms have been used for centuries in Eastern Medicine to prevent and treat illness. These ancient practices are now being supported by clinical research studies, …

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Medicinal Mushrooms

Medicinal Mushrooms: Preparation is the Key to Success

Medicinal mushrooms have had a long and celebrated tradition throughout Asia, in fact, there are many different types of medicinal mushrooms, with over 200 species commonly used in Chinese medicine. Examples of medicinal mushrooms include Reishi, Chaga, Cordyceps, Maitake, Coriolus, and the mushroom compound AHCC, to name a few popular ones.  Medicinal mushrooms have been …

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Gut Health

Why Healing the Gut Is the Key to a Healthy Immune System

Why Nutrition Is So Important Nutrition plays an essential role in maintaining proper function of the immune system. The majority of the immune cells within the human body are found within lymphatic tissue surrounding the intestines, called the gut-associated lymphoid tissue (GALT). The location of the immune system near the digestive tract plays an important …

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