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Agarikon Mushroom

If you're looking for a mushroom that has been traditionally used to support respiratory, immune, and lung functions, look no further than Ascent Nutrition's Agarikon Mushroom. This unique mushroom is cultivated from a specific strain and has been verified through genetic analysis testing. The Agarikon mushroom has been studied by the U.S. Army and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), so you know it's a quality product. Our lengthy and unique growing process ensures maximum active constituent production, so you can feel confident in the benefits this mushroom provides. Grown in the USA, you can be sure that our Agarikon Mushroom is of the highest quality.

  • Promotes lung health and normal breathing
  • Supports healthy bacteria levels
  • Encourages respiratory functioning
  • Contains coumarins
  • Supports a healthy inflammatory response within the body
  • Boosts immune system function
  • Promotes healthy detoxification

Agarikon mushroom

Agarikon mushroom (scientific name Fomitopsis officinalis) is a type of mushroom that has been used for medicinal purposes for centuries. Here are some of its features, functions, and benefits:

    1. Benefits:

      • Agarikon mushroom has been used to treat a range of illnesses, including tuberculosis, smallpox, and influenza.
      • Recent studies have shown that the mushroom has the potential as a natural treatment for viral infections, including hepatitis C and herpes simplex virus.
      • Agarikon mushrooms may also have anti-cancer properties, as some studies have shown that they can inhibit the growth of cancer cells and stimulate the immune system to fight cancer

(60 grams per container)

Agarikon Mushroom is a powerful natural medicine with a range of potential health benefits. However, more research is needed to fully understand its effects on the human body and its potential as a treatment for various diseases.


    • Agarikon mushroom has been traditionally used to boost the immune system, fight infections, and reduce inflammation.
    • It contains a range of bioactive compounds, including polysaccharides, triterpenoids, and ergosterol, that have been shown to have antioxidant, antimicrobial, and antiviral properties.
    • The mushroom also contains beta-glucans, which are complex sugars that can stimulate the immune system and help the body fight off disease.
    • The Agarikon mushroom is a large, woody mushroom that grows primarily on coniferous trees in the old-growth forests of North America and Europe.
    • It has a distinctive appearance, with a dark brown to black, a scaly cap that can grow up to 30 cm in diameter, and a thick, woody stem
    • The mushroom can grow for many years, and its longevity has been compared to that of some trees.

There have been several studies on the health benefits of Agarikon mushrooms. Here are some references to medical research on the topic:

  1. Stamets, P., & Yao, K. (2002). Mycomedicinals: An Informational Treatise on Mushrooms. MycoMedia Productions.

  2. Wasser, S. P. (2017). Medicinal mushroom science: Current perspectives, advances, evidences, and challenges. Biomedical Journal, 40(3), 139-148.

  3. Han, D., Kim, W., Kim, J., & Sung, J. (2019). Ethanol extract of Agarikon mushroom (Fomitopsis officinalis) induces cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in human hepatocellular carcinoma cells. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 19(1), 1-12.

  4. Paul, N. C., Islam, M. A., Rahman, M. A., Karmakar, P., & Sikder, M. A. (2020). Chemical constituents, antioxidant and cytotoxic activities of Agarikon mushroom (Fomitopsis officinalis). Dhaka University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 19(2), 173-179.

  5. Hirasawa, Y., Akiyama, H., Katsumata, N., Uehara, M., & Kojima, K. (2011). Evaluation of the antiviral activity of a hot water extract of Fomitopsis officinalis (Agarikon). Journal of Traditional Medicines, 28(2), 56-61.

  6. Raja, H. A., & Baker, T. R. (2019). Therapeutic potential of mushrooms. Natural Product Reports, 36(12), 1786-1809.

These references provide information on the bioactive compounds found in Agarikon mushrooms, as well as their potential therapeutic effects, including antiviral, and immune-boosting properties. However, it is important to note that more research is needed to fully understand the health benefits of this mushroom and its potential as a treatment for various diseases.

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