Agaricus Blazei is a special species of mushroom originated from Brazil. It is a choice edible, with a somewhat sweet taste and fragrance of almonds. The almond flavor is due to the presence of benzaldehyde, benzyl alcohol, benzonitrile, and methyl benzoate. Agaricus Blazei is so well-known for its purported medicinal properties.
Because of its high beta glucan content - higher than both Lingzhi (a.k.a. Reishi) and Shiitake mushrooms - Agaricus Blazei is to help to enhance patient's immunity during cancer therapy, and it becomes so popular in Japan.
Superb effects of Agaricus Blazei during patient's cancer treatment include:
- Improve self defense mechanism to kill existing bad cells
- Inhibit bad cell proliferation system
- Help in discharging chemicals and guarding normal cells from turning into bad cells.
Research results showed out that Agaricus Blazei increases number of immunity cells, in particular natural killer cells, thus improve patient's self-recovery ability to prevent disease.
Agaricus Blazei is known to contain many research-proved effective ingredients:
- Beta-(1-4)-a -D-glucan
- RNA compounds
- Polysaccharide protein compounds
Agaricus Blazei also possesses unique features, including:
- Stabilizing or reducing blood lipids
- Lowering cholesterol levels
Unlike many other health product manufacturers, Kanehide cultivates Agaricus Blazei mycelium within its own organic farm in Okinawa, guaranteeing zero heavy metal or pesticide residues. With patented extraction methods, essence from Agaricus Blazei is obtained and then treated with special enzymes to reduce bitterness and to increase readiness to be assimilate by the body, it also helps to prevent damage from gastric acid.