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Brewing Chaga In An Instant Pot - Pressurized Extraction

Posted by Blair Kovacs on

Chaga Instant Pot - Under Pressure Chaga Keeps it's Cool It is believed that it's best not to boil chaga or expose it to high temperature.  Otherwise you risk sacrificing some of the benefits. But a scientific study of chaga using pressurized extraction (1) revels that when under pressure, despite high temperatures Chaga keeps it cool! In this experiment Chaga hot water extraction was performed at various temperatures (50, 100, 150, 200, 250, and 300°C) and at different cooking times (10, 30, and 60 min). The antioxidant activities were then analyzed.  When comparing the results, it was revealed that superoxide dismutase (SOD) levels, total phenol content...

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