Chaga mushrooms have been used for centuries in Siberia and other parts of Asia as a medicine to boost immunity and improve overall health
Though ugly in appearance, the chaga mushroom is gaining popularity in the Western world for its potential health benefits.
Chaga mushroom (Inonotus obliquus) is a type of fungus that grows mainly on the bark of birch trees in cold climates, such as Northern Europe, Siberia, Russia, Korea, Northern Canada and Alaska.
For centuries, chaga has been used as a traditional medicine in Russia and other Northern European countries, mainly to boost immunity and overall health. What’s more, that said, they’re low in calories, very high in fiber and loaded with antioxidants.
The Top Benefits Of Drinking Chaga:
Supports your immune system
Chaga helps regulate bad cholesterol levels
Its powerful antioxidant compounds help neutralize the damage done by free radicals
Chaga helps in slowing down the aging process
Natural Chaga chunks assist in improving intestinal health and boosting digestion
A cup of Chaga-infused tea can help you relax, unwind and relieve all the stress of long day
Chaga is rich in Vitamins B, D and essential minerals such as Zinc, Iron, Calcium, Potassium and Manganese
However, consumption of this special mushroom may come with some risks.