Active Hexose Correlated Compound:
What is it?

Active Hexose Correlated Compound:
How is it Used?

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Active Hexose Correlated Compound Overview


In Japan, various mushrooms and tree fungi have a long history of medicinal use. Active Hexose Correlated Compound (AHCC) is a proprietary compound made from the mycelia (vegetative portion) of various mushrooms in the general family of basidiomycete. The exact composition of the mushrooms, as well as the method used to prepare them, are considered a trade secret. AHCC has been developed in Japan for use in treatment of cancer. For related treatments, see the articles on Maitake , Shiitaki , and Reishi .


A typical dose of AHCC is 3 grams daily, often divided into 3 doses.