AHCC is a natural compound extracted from shitake mushrooms, active hexose correlated compound. Developed in Japan in 1989, it has been well studied and is widely used in Japan. It naturally provides antioxidant compounds and acetylated alpha and beta glucans and saccharides. Note: This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, nor should supplements be used as a substitute for a balanced diet. Not intended for pregnant/breastfeeding mothers or children under 18. Do not exceed the recommended dose.