The Chaga Mushroom - King of Medicinal Mushrooms
'My older Sister is dying of Pancreatic cancer. She now is seeing a holistic herbalist. She gave her this tea. I have struggled all my life with a bad immune system. I ordered Chaga tea and started drinking it twice a day on top of the tincture. One week into it, I am shocked how much better I feel. I am about to order more so I do not run out...I am spreading the word on this product. I have grown tired of being sick all the time and modern medicine. Thank you.' - Kathryn M.
The Chaga mushroom, Inonotus obliquus is an ancient folk remedy that has been valued for its health benefits for centuries. Chaga mushrooms are often compared to similar fungi like the Reishi, Shitake, Maitake and Oyster mushrooms. Chaga is a unique polypore fungi that grows on living trees. A symbiotic relationship is formed between the Chaga mushroom and its host that can sustain one another during their entire lifespan of up to 20 years.
Chaga Mushrooms may be found on wounded or dying white birch trees in temperate forests around the northern hemisphere. Chaga looks like encrusted black formations; the sterile conk or mycelium grows out of wounds sustained after storms and other impacts that break branches. Chaga covers the tree's wound and protects it from invading micro organisms. The host tree and the Chaga can co-exist for many years and the mushroom can be harvested up to three times over the course of its lifetime.
The Chaga Mushrooms is known as the "King of Medicinal Mushrooms." Considered by many cultures as one of the most powerful healing plants on Earth and used for centuries in Traditional Chinese Medicine. After it as been harvested, the Chaga needs to be air dried and broken into chunks or ground into a course or fine powder. The outer cell walls of Chaga are protected by chitin and need to be broken down or extracted. Over the centuries chaga has been extracted by steeping it in hot water to make a medicinal Chaga Mushroom Tea or matured into a potent Chaga Mushroom Extract by soaking it in alcohol. Both the hot water and alcohol methods over long periods of time help to dissolve the chitin protecting the valuable nutritional contents inside the Chaga. Chaga can be consumed directly as a Chaga Mushroom Powder. Chaga powder mushroom can be added to soups, stews, smoothies etc. to add nutritional value to everyday meals, and still maintain high concentrations of mushroom polysaccharides. It is still advisable to use some means of extraction however to achieve the most benefit from the mushroom.
Chaga Mushrooms have been known to improve the immune response, lower blood sugar levels and combat abnormal cell growth. Chaga is also anti-inflammatory, relieves pain and purifies the blood and the liver. Chaga has also been used to prevent cancer. Read more about Chaga and Cancer. Chaga Mushrooms are a powerful adaptogen for the body helping to aid in the immune system's ability to heal and multitask on so many levels. The Chaga Mushroom is an amazing fungus that supports our health and well being. Learn more about the Health Benefits of The Chaga Mushroom.
'I have been doing this Annanda Chaga Tea for 2 months now since I completed immunotherapy cancer treatment for stage 4 cancer...I have renewed energy, sleep better and my condition is stable thanks to this great tea.. A must for all cancer patients!! ‘ - Jeanette
Chaga Mushrooms from Ontario's North
Annanda Chaga is a family owned Canadian company that is trying to help spread awareness of this highly medicinal natural food and to offer the highest quality Canadian Chaga Mushrooms from Northern Ontario while maintaining responsible and sustainable harvesting techniques. Learn more and discover The Truth About Chaga.
Annanda Chaga is certified Organic with Ecocert Canada to validate safe harvesting practices and offer 100% pure, raw, wild crafted Birch Chaga from far Northern Ontario. Only harvesting mature Chaga mushrooms leaving smaller chaga mushrooms to grow and continue the life cycle.
Laboratory tested for pesticides and heavy metals, Annanda Chaga meets or exceeds all specifications within the monographs of the Natural and Non-prescription Health Products Directorate (NNHPD) of Health Canada. Licensed under NPN's #80064678, #80064674
Premium Quality Chaga Mushrooms
Annanda Chaga has partnered with some of Canada’s leading Natural Health Product manufactures, consultants and analytical partners to offer a safe, sustainable and natural pure source of Chaga Mushroom products.
Quality Assurance backed by Industry Leaders
- Chaga Mushroom products are manufactured at NPN site licensed facilities involved in the Canadian Natural Health Products industry for the last 25 years.
- Product safety standards are maintained with regular 3rd party laboratory testing and screening for pesticides and heavy metals.
- Working with leading Canadian food science labs to ensure top quality and safety for the consumer market
- Organic Certification and quality assurance is maintained with Ecocert NOP, QAI International and USDA organic authorities
- Product Research and Development with industry leaders specializing in regulatory consulting, clinical trials and product testing
- Using the latest nutraceutical science extraction methods to offer the most bio-avaiable form of chaga extract on the market today
Chaga is a food and has been used as such for centuries, typically steeped in hot water
as a tea to access the nutrients more readily. Annanda Chaga offers a complete line of Chaga Mushroom Tea grinds so you can brew your own Chaga tea multiple times in order to take full advantage of the medicinal qualities of the mushroom. Annanda Chaga only harvests wild living Chaga Mushrooms from Birch trees solely for their medicinal benefits.
Our Dual Extracted Chaga Mushroom Tincture is made with the utmost level of quality and attention to detail. 100% Wild Crafted Canadian organic Annanda Chaga Mushrooms are tinctured in organic NON-GMO Ethanol for no less that one month to provide maximum bio-availability and extraction; combined with concentrated organic Chaga Mushroom Tea to offer a complete dual extraction method to our tincture so you get maximum benefit from our wild organic chaga. Annanda Chaga Mushroom Tincture is powerful and can be taken directly under the tongue or added to any beverage.
Annanda Chaga believes that the Chaga Mushroom is truly a gift of nature to be enjoyed by all.
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"Deep healing begins with the belief and understanding that we are intimately interwoven with Mother Earth and our environment; Chaga is part of this magic and therefore the 'how' and 'why' Chaga benefits us are mostly immeasurable by science. If our intention is pure, so is the cure."
Blairish Azure Owner/Founder Annanda Chaga
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