Antrodia cinnamomea, more commonly known as
known as the fortune fungus or "niu zhang zhi" in Taiwan is a natural
medicinal product that emerges only from the rotting heartwood of the
ancestral Bull Camphor Tree, Cinnamomum kanekirai, and has been used in
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for its antioxidant, anti-tumor, anti-cancer, anti-hepatitis, vasorelaxation, and neuroprotective properties.
Antrodia mushrooms in GKB Antrodia 450mg Vegecap, also referred to as
the camphor fungus, traditionally used in Chinese medicine to help
improve immunity, combat weariness, and even prevent itching and
inflammation caused by allergies. The mushroom, which is native to
Taiwan, has bioactive and naturally present chemicals and antioxidant
properties that are thought to aid in the scavenging of free radicals
and liver detoxification.
The fungus's unique biological composition has been associated with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, which have been connected to scavenging and targeting free radicals, which are a leading cause of accelerated ageing and oxidative stress. The fungus is also supposed to protect the liver by detoxifying it in response to alcohol consumption.