Chaga tea is a medicinal beverage with anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties. It is also an adjuvant in the liver treatment.
Chaga Tea description
Chaga is an irregularly-shaped polypore fungus (a mushroom), mainly found on the wounds of birch trees, on elm trees, alder trees and ironwood trees. This mushroom has a brown color, its veins being white or cream. It is acknowledged to hold less water than other types of mushrooms.
In North Europe and Russia, the chaga mushroom has been used for a long period of time as a popular medicine remedy.
Scientists have demonstrated that chaga has anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, antiviral and immune-stimulating actions.
It could also be used to relieve pain.
Changa tea is the resulting beverage from brewing the abovementioned mushroom.
Chaga Tea brewing
Chaga tea is prepared in the following way:
- shred the Chaga mushrooms
- soften the pieces in cold water for about five hours
- get the softened mushrooms out
- save the liquid
- add heated water to the softened mushrooms
- let the mixture stand for about 2 days
- mix the resultant Chaga tea with the saved liquid from the softening process
- drink it slowly
Chaga tea may be consumed three times a day.
Chaga Tea benefits
Chaga tea has been successfully used to:
- boost and strengthen the immune system
- help in the treatment of various stomach diseases
- help in expelling intestinal worms
- help in the treatment of liver problems
- help in the treatment of certain heart ailments, including hypertension
- help in fighting tumors and lowering the risk of certain cancers (like breast, liver, uterus and stomach cancers)
- help in the treatment of diabetes
- act against HIV
- treat inflammations
Chaga Tea side effects
Before drinking Chaga tea, consult a health care provider.
Chaga tea is a natural beverage used as a treatment for diabetes, several heart ailments as well as for inflammations.