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AHCC Powder

AHCC Powder: Active Hexose Correlated Compound, AHCC Powder, is a proprietary extract produced from specially cultivated and hybridized mushrooms.

AHCC Powder - Herbal remedy for HIV and AIDS:  AHCC Powder (Active Hexose Correlated Compound) is an extract that is produced from specially cultivated and hybridized mushrooms. It supports the defense mechanism in the body function and stimulates the natural killer cells. Natural killer cells and intercellular mediators are both important for maintenance of healthy cell function. AHCC is also full of antioxidants.  A dose of 1 AHCC capsule of 500 milligrams can be taken daily on an empty stomach. For general well-being take 1 capsule a few times a week. 

Health Warning: Consult your doctor if you plan to use this product for more than one or two months

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