Arabinogalactan or AG is a fermentable fiber found in high concentrations in North American larch trees. It is also the active constituent of echinacea.
AG has the potential to support immune cells involved with the body’s first line of defense, to promote cytokine production, communication, and the signaling pathway of immune cells.
- Animal and human studies also indicate that AG supports a healthy environment for the liver and colon. In the colon,
- AG supports the growth of the friendly microflora lactobacillus and bifidobacteria. Antioxidants such as vitamin C, may support arabinogalactan activity.