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Chaga Mushroom: About, Benefits & Methods to Consume

Health mushrooms are a fundamental part of natural nutrition, with their popularity starting to spread fast worldwide. 

They have been used for thousands of years, particularly in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for their ability to positivity influence health. 

Numerous scientific experiments and research articles have confirmed these benefits for human health, with each species of mushroom possessing their own special benefit, including boosting immunity, fighting disease and promoting energy levels. 

Chaga mushroom is one of the most popular species for its particularly impressive properties, which have helped propel wellbeing potentials in a multitude of ways. 

So, without further ado, here's what makes this mushroom special... 

What is Chaga mushroom?

Also known as the King of Mushrooms, or the 'Most Powerful Antioxidant Yet Found' as labelled by modern science experts, this medicinal mushroom is packed full of potential.

Chaga mushrooms have been traditionally used in areas of Siberia and other Asian territories as an immunity-boosting natural tonic to improve overall health.

Since then, it has gained major traction and popularity in the Western world, whereby the main consumption of Chaga is through hot drinks or supplementation. 

It typically grows on the bark of birch trees in colder climates, particularly across Northern Europe, Russia, Korea, Alaska and Northern Canada. 

Naturally low in calories, high in fibre and packed with antioxidants, the hype around Chaga mushroom is well and truly justified.  

What are the potential benefits?

In the eyes of Traditional Chinese Medicine, this fungus is neutral (almost sweet) in flavour, with a slightly warm nature. It's function predominantly targets the spleen, stomach and liver meridians to regulate qi (vital energy).

Chaga has been known to potentially assist digestive disorders, pressure/distention of the stomach, reduce abdomen pain, intestine inflammation, belching, lack of appetite, strongly expel wind, invigorate qi, preserve the liver, tonify the kidneys whilst calming the heart and mind.  

Some Western potential benefits of consuming Chaga include:

  • Effective against Psoriasis
  • Address digestive disorders
  • Contains anti-vital properties
  • Helps to lower and regulate blood sugar levels
  • Lower cholesterol¬†
  • Support the immune system
  • Fight inflammation
  • Detoxify the body with antioxidant effects¬†
  • Prevent or slow cancer growth

  

How can I take Chaga mushroom?

The best thing about health mushrooms is that they can be used in a multitude of ways, whatever your preference. 

There are a few different ways to consume this 'shroom to help boost your wellness: 

  

Each capsule contains 450mg of organic Chaga mushroom, making them a highly concentrated supplement to ensure you receive the health benefits of the mushroom. 

A daily recommendation is 3 capsules, 1-3 times daily to support your health & wellbeing goals. 

  

This form of Chaga mushroom can be added to any meal/drink in the form of a food supplement (excl. citrus products). 

A daily recommendation is 2g of powder (2 heaped spoons), 1-3 times daily with or without food. 

   

Coffee

Combining organic health mushrooms and authentic Eastern herbs. No one likes feeling under the weather, so boost your immunity levels naturally, in the form of a delicious cuppa. Enjoy with or without milk. 

Summary

Now that you've got a number of ways to use Chaga mushroom, start your journey towards a healthier lifestyle with the help of 'shrooms!

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For any further queries regarding our health mushroom supplements or any other products, please email info@mycologynutrition.com and we'll be happy to help. 

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