Whole Food Mushrooms
Annanda Chaga mushrooms are wild harvested from the forests of Northern Ontario Canada.
We practice sustainable harvesting by only taking larger mushroom conks ensuring the host tree is not damaged in any way.
Annanda Canadian chaga is 3rd party lab tested safe from pesticides and heavy metals.
We offer premium quality chaga chunks, tea and health Canada approved chaga tincture.
Certified Organic by Ecocert Canada
Products include hot water extract mushroom teas, mushroom extracts, coffee and all natural skin care.
Annanda Organics is a Canadian organic crop producer of Reishi, Turkey Tail and Lion's Mane mushrooms.
Grown on natural organic substrate native to each species. Producing the highest quality and potent mushroom immune tea blends and mushroom extracts.
Support Canadian + Organic + Family
A Family owned and operated Canadian company, Heather & Blair are dedicated to organic and fair trade mushroom products.
We are a proud member of Foodland Ontario Organics in partnership with the Canadian Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.
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Canadian Wild Chaga is Best
A spectrometer study of chaga mushrooms from France, Canada and Ukraine suggests that Canadian sourced chaga offers the most beneficial effects.
Acting as a natural anti inflammatory, potential anti-tumor, activating t-cells, and inducing apoptosis which helps to fight cancer cells.
Wild Chaga Mushrooms flourish on birch trees in cold climates which boost the medicinal effect of chaga.
Canadian forests far away from cities and polluted areas make Canadian chaga mushroom highly prized.
Top 10 Health Benefits
Chaga mushroom Inonotus Obliquus can be found on trees in cold climates throughout the Northern Hemisphere.
The clinker polypore looks like burnt charcoal or an encrusted black formation on Birch Trees.
Used for centuries for their health benefits including antiviral and anti cancer properties.
Chaga is a natural remedy that can help reduce inflammation, boost the immune system, and fight cancer. It may also help prevent heart disease and blood clotting. Chaga is generally safe.
Studies shows that chaga mushrooms have the highest O.R.A.C. levels found on Earth. The benefits include helping to remove free radicals, reduce oxidative stress, kill cancer cells, stabilize blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
Let Food Be Thy Medicine
Mushrooms have a wide variety of health benefits and medicinal properties.
From boosting your immune system to treating cancer, medicinal mushrooms are safer and cause fewer side effects than most modern medicines.
Science continues to study mushrooms in clinical trials and with diabetic mice. The long term health benefits and effects of inonotus obliquus and other mushrooms are very exciting.
Plus, they are rich in vitamins, protein, and fiber, providing a nutritional boost your body is sure to appreciate
History of Chaga Mushrooms
Used by many cultures all around the world for centuries for prevention and cures for many types of diseases.
The first modern use of chaga was believed to be by the Khanty people of Western Siberia around the 12th century.
Shen Nung the venerated Father of Chinese medicine dubbed it the 'King of the Herbs'.
Immortalized by Otzi the iceman, trace its usage from 3400 BC to today's commercial exploitation of chaga supplements.
The Balance of Nature™
Almost every part of the Birch tree has healing properties. For thousands of years ancient peoples have use the Birch for medicinal use.
The conscious relationship between these two incredible natural wonders is truly magical.
"Everything on the Earth has a purpose, every disease an herb to cure it, and every person a mission. This is the Indian theory of existence." - Morning Dove (Christine Quintasket )
Mushrooms are a part of this natural cycle and must be respected and used with reverence.
The Birch tree has a unique symbiotic relationship with chaga and a very specific purpose. Taking from the Birch tree vital nutrients to survive and flourish and also to extend life to its injured host.
The reproductive cycle of the Mushroom is also very unique compared to other mushrooms. The once sterile conk grows reproductive tubular pores in the same declination as the Earth's axis to the sun. It does this to better its chances of fruiting neighboring trees.
Yet fungi like chaga mushroom have received only a small fraction of the attention they deserve.
Ancient wisdom of the birch mushroom
Our awareness is increasing everyday about the natural healing miracles to be found in the forest. One such miracle is the ancient Birch tree fungus known as Chaga.
The Birch mushroom has been dated in fossil form back to the Cretaceous period. It grows widespread over the Northern hemisphere.
Almost every part of the Birch tree has healing properties. Ancient peoples have a long history of using Birch for its medicinal properties for thousands of years.
The mushroom mycelium grows from within the heartwood of the birch. Helping to keep it's host alive while the tree keeps the fruiting body growing by sharing all its medicinal properties.
The mushroom itself is slow growing condensing an amazing amount of medicinal properties into itself from the Birch tree. The conscious relationship between these two incredible natural wonders is truly magical.
Both the host tree and the Mushroom give of their lives selflessly so that the other can live. Understanding this unique relationship becomes especially important when harvesting.
The mushroom contains betulinic acid, which is effective against cancer, inflammation, and blood sugar levels.
Intelligence is not based on how much knowledge we have. Intelligence is awareness and mindfulness of the intention we put forward in our lives which affect the lives of others.
This is the noble truth of the The Birch fungus known as Chaga.