The abbrevation for HCG is Human Chorionic Gonadotropin. It is a natural hormone that is produced in the body of women who have conceived.
After 11 days of conception women usually tend to product this hormone. The hormone doubles in quantity every two days. It reaches its peak value when the pregnant women is 11 weeks pregnant. After that the level of HCG in the body starts to decrease gradually.
How is HCG extracted?
The hormone is extracted from the urine of pregnant women. Urine is collected and placed in a centrifugal filter. This filter separates hcg from urine. The resultant hormone is called hcg hormone.
hcg hormone is generally supplied in two ways. In one way the hcg hormone is sold as drops. In this method the drops are to be placed below the tongue for a certain period of time. In other other supplying method HCG is sold as injections. This is the most and best way of using HCG hormones as HCG injections are far more effective that hcg drops.