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Simplify Your Life Return to the Balance of Nature

Posted by Heather Kovacs on

These days life seem to be moving so fast it can make your head spin.  I often think of a line from a movie I had seen, 'The world got itself in a damn hurry'.  I'm sure at times, you too imagine what it would be like to live a simpler life and have less stress?  But where to begin?  It's up to each of us to become aware and reconnect with the natural world. The process begins with each of us doing an assessment of what is really important. I have found three things that are easy to embrace and have...

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Complete Guide To Wild Harvested Canadian Chaga Mushrooms

Posted by Blair Kovacs on

Heather and Blair from Annanda Chaga have been harvesting Birch chaga and promoting the benefits of chaga mushroom long before Chaga became popular.  Annanda Chaga has been recognized as having one of the best reputations in the business and a trusted source of Canadian chaga for almost 10 years.   From our humble beginnings back in 2012 we wrote a heartfelt testimony entitled "Harvesting to Heal" which celebrates our enthusiasm and trials of a small Canadian family company trying to spread awareness about the benefits of chaga mushroom to the world.  Consider this blog to be a seasoned update to our initial...

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Chaga 2 Go - How to Make Chaga Tea, Tips For The Busy Brewer

Posted by Blair Kovacs on

Don't fall prey to 'Instant' or 'extracted' Chaga powder.  You can still get your Chaga On even when time is a constraint. The further we stray from the balance of nature, for the sake of convenience, the more out of balance we become.  Working with mushrooms in there natural state, making your own mushroom tea, where you control the temperature and take the time, the care and attention to detail.  Only then do we begin to appreciate that we are not just making a healing tonic, but are in fact creating our own modern day version of a healing ritual. ...

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Mushroom Benefits for Health - Food of The Gods

Posted by Blair Kovacs on

Mushrooms have been consumed and used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years. The ancient Greeks believed mushrooms provided strength for warriors in battle, and the Romans perceived them as “food of the Gods.” For centuries, the Chinese culture has treasured mushrooms as a health food, labeling them as an “elixir of life.” Traditional Chinese medicine continues to highly value mushrooms, believing they offer numerous health benefits and play a role in preventing and treating various ailments. Mushrooms are often placed in the vegetable category for dietary recommendations. However, they are actually neither a plant nor animal, but belong to...

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Chaga - Vaccine alternative for compromised immune systems?

Posted by Blair Kovacs on

AS THE COVID-19 vaccine rollout gathers pace, a population is at risk of being left behind: the millions of people around the globe who lack fully functional immune systems. While the exact number of the immunocompromised worldwide is unknown, estimates suggest that about 10 million live in the U.S. alone, or around 3 percent of the national population. The number encompasses a diverse range of vulnerabilities, including rare genetic immune deficiencies, chronic illnesses that impair the immune system such as rheumatoid arthritis, and cancer and organ-transplant patients who must take immune-suppressing medications. For them, vaccines will not be effective, because they are incapable of making...

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