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Guide to Understanding Chaga Tea

Posted by Heather & Blair on

What is Chaga Mushroom? Chaga Mushroom grows on Birch trees in cold climates throughout North America, Russia, and the Northern hemisphere. Chaga mushroom Inonotus Obliquus looks like burnt charcoal or a encrusted black formation on birch trees. What is Chaga Tea Made From? Simply put, people make chaga tea by drying and milling chaga mushroom. The different grinds of the mushroom offer different options for brewing. Broken into pieces or chunks, ground to a course consistently similar to coffee called tea-cut, or milled into a powder. chunks Tea Powder fine powder Extracted Powder Traditional tea bag chaga extract The concept of extracted powder refers to...

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Top 10 Reishi Mushroom Benefits and Side Effects

Posted by Blair Kovacs on

The Mushroom of Immortality The Reishi mushroom ganoderma lucidum lingzhi has been mentioned in Chinese texts from the Han dynasty, about 2,000 years ago. It has also been depicted in ancient paintings, carvings, and pieces of furniture.  Used as traditional chinese medicine for thousands of years giving it the distinction of having the oldest written record of any other medicinal mushroom.  Reishi has been used since ancient times in a variety of cultures.  Revered by Eastern medicine as the "queen of mushrooms." Many believed reishi mushrooms prolonged life and prevented aging. However, because of how difficult it was to find and harvest in the...

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Guide to Using Medicinal Mushrooms for Health

Posted by Blair Kovacs on

As you read these words, fungi are changing the way that life happens, as they have done for more than a billion years. They are eating rock, making soil, digesting pollutants, nourishing plants, surviving in space, producing food, and making medicines. Medicinal mushrooms are a type of fungi that are highly nutritious and have a wide variety of health benefits. They have been used since ancient times for their medicinal properties and are still commonly used today. Many fungi boost the immune system, are filled with antioxidants, help treat and prevent cancer, and much more. Here's a comprehensive guide on some...

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Guide to Lion's Mane Benefits for Amazing Health

Posted by Blair Kovacs on

History of Lion's Mane Found in North America, Europe, and East Asia, the Lion's Mane medicinal mushroom hericium erinaceus higher basidiomycetes has a long history of being used for various medical purposes. The ancient Chinese believed mushrooms to be a source of longevity and wisdom. They used the Lion's Mane mushroom for digestive problems, long before modern medicine. It and many other functional mushrooms have been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine. Lion's Mane was historically believed to be a source of longevity and spiritual wisdom. It was also used for a variety of digestive ailments. In modern times, there...

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Chaga Kombucha Featuring Organic Annanda Chaga

Posted by Blair Kovacs on

NEW! Live Chaga Komb, featuring organic Annanda Chaga

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