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Q Armour - Part 5 Antrodia Mushroom


Organically grown, this exclusive formula includes iconic, rare mushrooms known as adaptogens which have a unique ability to “adapt” according to the specific needs of your body.

  • Reishi: Adapts to support immune response

  • Chaga: Antioxidant powerhouse for cell support

  • Antrodia: Immune, antioxidant, and liver support

  • Shiitake: Immune and heart health support

  • Cordyceps: Circulation and endurance support

  • Turkey Tail: Immune support via healthy gut

  • Astragalus: Respiratory and cell damage protection support



Antrodia mushrooms, also known as "trametes mushrooms," are a type of medicinal mushroom that grows on dead or dying hardwood trees. They have been used for centuries in traditional Chinese and Taiwanese medicine to treat a variety of ailments, including liver disease and cancer. The active compounds in antrodia mushrooms are thought to have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-cancer properties. In this article, we will take a closer look at the health benefits of antrodia mushrooms and examples of studies that have been conducted to further understand their potential as a treatment for various health conditions.


One of the most well-known potential health benefits of antrodia mushrooms is their ability to improve liver function. Studies have shown that they can protect the liver from toxins such as alcohol and chemical agents and improve liver function in animals with liver damage. For example, a study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry found that an extract of Antrodia camphorata had a protective effect against liver damage caused by alcohol.


In addition to their liver protective effects, antrodia mushrooms have also been found to have potential as a treatment for hepatitis B and C. These mushrooms contain compounds known as triterpenoids which have been found to have anti-viral effects against the hepatitis B virus. They have been observed to inhibit the replication of the hepatitis C virus in the lab.


Antrodia mushrooms have also been studied for their potential in cancer treatment. They contain compounds such as ergosterol and ergosterol peroxide which have been found to inhibit the growth of cancer cells in laboratory studies. For example, a study published in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology found that an extract of Antrodia camphorata had an inhibitory effect on the growth of human liver cancer cells. They have been observed to have anti-tumor effects on several types of cancer including breast cancer, lung cancer, and colon cancer.


It is important to note that the majority of the studies on the health benefits of Antrodia mushrooms have been done in laboratory and animal studies. More research is needed to understand the effectiveness of these mushrooms as a treatment for various health conditions in humans. However, the studies that have been conducted so far provide promising evidence for the potential health benefits of antrodia mushrooms.

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