Maitake mushroom is known for its immune system boosting properties. SX-Fraction™ is designed and developed on an active compound isolated from the Maitake mushroom (Grifola frondosa). SX-Fraction™ can also be used as part of your diet to help maintain a healthy blood sugar level in those already within normal range.87-88
Maitake Products, Inc. is a pioneer of mushroom-based dietary supplements and has established credentials with “Maitake D-Fraction®, a renowned product that is based on another active compound only from Maitake. Maitake D-Fraction® is widely acclaimed to provide nutritional support for cellular immune function.
SX-Fraction™ has been developed, upgraded and standardized based on its own already patented beta-glucan compound (U.S. Patent #5,773,426).
Shiitake mycelia has been reported to be immunomodulating in the following ways:
- Activation of macrophages, promoting recognition of antigens and information transmission to the T-helper cells, increasing rate of phagocytosis
- Increase and reinforce interleukin-1 production, thereby supporting the T-helper cells
- Promote the mitosis and proliferation of B-lymphocytes
- Promote antibody production