Medicinal benefits of beta-glucans

Honestly, who picked that name? 😄

What is a β-glucane?

Beta-glucans are fibers naturally present in some plants, in particular :

  • Oat bran.
  • Barley bran.
  • Potato.
  • Baker’s yeast.
  • Shiitake.
  • Dulse.
  • Maitake.
  • Kombu.

They are recognized for their nutritional and medicinal properties.

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In what form to take beta-glucans?

There are several types of beta-glucans.

The most common forms (beta-1,3 and beta-1,6) are generally used :

They combine particularly well with the benefits of lavender.


β-glucans are appreciated by the teeth, the inner ear and the heart.

They help to:

  • Regenerate tissues.
  • Stimulate the immune response.
  • Divide cells.
  • Build stem cells.

Medicinal properties

They are known for their action :

  • Immune.
  • Antitumor.
  • Repairing.
  • Antimicrobial.
  • Soothing.
  • Antioxidant.
  • Anti-infectious.
  • Anti-aging.
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For which disease?

Beta-glucans have shown promising results in cases of :

  • Cancer.
  • Deafness.
  • Allergy.
  • Bronchitis.
  • Desquamation.
  • Colon polyps.
  • Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Myocarditis.
  • Blindness.
  • Appendicitis.


Supplementation with β-glucan is not recommended in case of :

  • Pregnancy and breastfeeding.
  • Anticoagulant medication.
  • Irritable bowel syndrome.

In addition, some people might be allergic to glucans.


Beta-glucans have interesting properties, but on their own they do not heal.

Most of illnesses have their root cause in my emotional wounds.

Let’s discover how to deal with my emotions to get better.

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What are the benefits of beta-glucans?

They are currently underestimated.

These polysaccharides help boost the immune system and regenerate cells.

Combined with emotional acceptance, they can give surprising results.

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