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What is beta-glucan ?
What things have beta-glucan in them ?
What is the difference between beta-glucan obtained from agaricus etc. and A.Pullulans ?
What could be the best Beta-glucan ??
Who could get benefit from AUREO BETA-EX ?
Does it have flavor or aroma ? Is it easy to take ?
Can I use it in cooking ?
Does it bring adverse reactions or side effects ?
Can I take it with my medicine ?
Can it be taken during pregnancy ? Can I give it to my baby ?
Is it effective for heavy drinkers ?
Is it safe ?
How long can it be kept after opening ? How should it be stored ?
What is beta-glucan ?
Beta-glucan is categorized as dietary fiber and a type of polysaccharide.
Beta-glucan is present in the cell wall of yeasts and filamentous fungi, as well as in mushrooms
(Agaricus sp., Ganoderma lucidum, etc.). Sugars are categorized in accordance with their structure.
A monosaccharide is made up of a single sugar molecule that cannot be broken down into simpler sugars,
a disaccharide is made of two monosaccharides, and a polysaccharide is a compound made of ten or more monosaccharides. Typical monosaccharides are glucose and fructose, a typical disaccharide is sucrose,
and typical polysaccharides are glucan & dextrin.

Glucans can be divided into alpha- and beta-glucans according to the way the glucose is linked.
The structure of A.Pullulans β-Glucan is special ; it consists of a trunk (main chain) with many branches (side chains). The structure of the trunk is '1,3', and the structure of the branch is '1,6', so it is called as β-1,3/1,6-Glucan.

What things have beta-glucan in them ?
Beta-glucan is found in mushrooms (e.g. agaricus, lingzhi, shiitake, split gill, turkey tail), chinese herbs (e.g. angelica, Chinese thoroughwax, ginseng leaves, licorice), yeasts (e.g. black yeast, baker's yeast) and filamentous fungi.
What is the difference between beta-glucan obtained from agaricus etc. and A.Pullulans ?
To obtain beta-glucan from mushrooms such as agaricus, chemical purification and/or extraction methods that use artificial materials are required. Furthermore, the amount of beta-glucan obtained following these processes is very small.

Beta-glucan can be extracted from other mushrooms such as shiitake (Lentinula edodes), Phellinus linteus and maitake (Grifola frondosa), or from microbes such as baker's yeast. It can also be extracted from oats.

However, beta-glucan extracted from these sources is usually processed into a powder. And they generally require chemical extraction / purification to extract beta-glucan. Thus, many of them are regarded as less-effective and are not fully natural.

A.Pullulans β-Glucan is found in large quantities in a gel has been obtained by culturing A.Pullulans (Aureobasidium pullulans, a type of black yeast) ; no chemical purification or extraction using artificial materials is required ; it has β-1,3/1,6-Glucan structure ; it is considered as a functional food that supports health. And it is also known by immunologists for its amazing immune enhancing properties.
What could be the best Beta-glucan ??
Gel type is known to be much more bio-active (than tablet or powder form)
Should contain large amount of highly-bioactive β-Glucan in liquid (gel) form
Natural culturing method is highly recommended (without purification or extraction)
Should not contain chemical additives e.g. preservatives

And additionally
β-Glucan from A.Pullulans is known to be very effective
β-1,3/1,6-Glucan structure is known to be more effective

AUREO BETA-EX is the best product which meets all these critical criteria.
Maintain your health & youth with AUREO BETA-EX !!
Who could get benefit from AUREO BETA-EX ?
AUREO BETA-EX is very easy to drink and it may benefit people those who ;

want to maintain health & physical balance every day
want to activate & recover the immune system
want to improve immunity before/after operation
often drink alcohols (take it before & after drinking)
want to keep yr beauty or bowel function

In addition to the above, A.Pullulans β-Glucan is regarded as effective for those who ;

are susceptible to allergies, autoimmune disease, infectious disease, slow & incomplete healing and cancer
want to slow the aging process
are undergoing radiation or chemotherapy
over 40 whose immune systems begin to slow through the aging process & geriatric patients
are exposed to radiation from external sources such as UV or electromagnetic fields
with poor nutrition or who consume food preservatives
under physical or emotional stress
athletes and those who work out extensively
with high risk of cardiovascular disease

* This product is a health food supplement ; therefore we cannot specify the conditions/symptoms for which the product is effective.
Does it have flavor or aroma ? Is it easy to take ?
The product is not particularly tasty, but it is not unpleasant. It is therefore relatively easy to take.
Flavor → slightly sour
Aroma → very slightly yeasty
Can I use it in cooking ?
Yes, many people use AUREO BETA-EX in cooking as it is still effective under high temperature & is easily soluble in water. It is highly regarded as a texture & flavor enhancer as well. Pls find more application in "other applications"
Does it bring adverse reactions or side effects ?
AUREO BETA-EX is not a pharmaceutical product, it is a safe health food ; therefore there is no adverse drug reactions or side effects.
Can I take it with my medicine ?
AUREO BETA-EX is a safe food, and you can consider it part of your meals. There are no adverse effects known when A.Pullulans β-Glucan is taken in conjunction with pharmacological drugs. However, if you are concerned, consult your doctor.

A.Pullulans β-Glucan enhances the effect of many anti-infective drugs, cholesterol-reducing drugs and chemotherapeutic agents. Please advise your health practitioner of this benefit so that your drugs can be reduced as needed.
Can it be taken during pregnancy ? Can I give it to my baby ?
AUREO BETA-EX is an extremely safe health food ; you can eat it with confidence. And you can feed it to your baby as long as he/she started eating solid food.
Note : For babies & small children, it is recommended to start with a very small amount and see if there is no problem.
Is it effective for heavy drinkers ?
We got consumer report from 250 adults who are frequent drinkers of alcohol.
Most of people maintained that .. they got less sober / have less hangover & more comfort in bowels during next day .. if they took AUREO BETA-EX before or after drinking. And more people added that taking it before drinking was more effective.
Is it safe ?
Our AUREO series are produced by culturing A.Pullulans (Aureobasidium pullulans) under our unique & natural culture method. They do not contain chemical additives e.g. preservatives nor any chemical extraction is made for its production ; so they are truly natural !! The only processing is heat sterilization, and as such, our products are extremely safe & natural health food supplements.

Our A.Pullulans cultured solution is certified & recommended by the Japanese Association of Preventive Medicine for Adult Disease as a high quality & safe product.

Also the safety of our A.Pullulans cultured solution has already been confirmed by several renowned research institutes including Kitasato Institute Medical Center etc.

Furthermore, the examination of a review of the safety of existing food additives by the Ministry of Health, Labour & Welfare re-confirmed the safety of A.Pullulans cultured solution (results were published in June 2004).
How long can it be kept after opening ? How should it be stored ?
Sachet : Our AUREO series can be kept in a refrigerator for up to seven days after opening the sachet.
                  However, once opening the sachet, consume it immediately.

Box : Store the product in a cool & dark place. When the box is not opened, it can be kept until the expiry date
             shown on the bottom of the box.