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Dosage & Side Effects of Chaga Mushroom

Annanda Chaga Mushroom Tea - Dosage

'The key to healing with mushrooms is proper extraction and daily long term usage;  It's quality not quantity that makes medicinal mushrooms effective.'   Annanda chaga

Chaga mushroom can be considered a tonic and it is recommended that Chaga Mushroom be consumed daily to help maintain balance and alkalinity within the body.  Chaga is very rich in phyto-nutrients, vitamins and minerals and offers a rich source of daily nutrients that helps to maintain optimum health. 

Annanda Chaga Tea - Health Maintenance Dose:

2-3 cups of Chaga Mushroom Tea can be taken daily as a tonic to help maintain balance, alkalinity and to keep the immune system strong and active.

Annanda Chaga Tea - Therapeutic Dose:

After taking the Health Maintenance dose of Chaga Tea for 2-3 days one may increase consumption to 3 cups of Chaga Mushroom Tea per day taken morning, noon & night.  (Optionally, one can include 2 dropper pulls of Annanda Chaga Mushroom Tincture in each cup of Chaga Tea).  Maintain this dosage for a few weeks and gauge your body’s reactions.  You may then increase up to a maximum of 5 cups of Chaga Tea per day (with the option to include two droppers of Annanda Chaga Mushroom Tincture) per cup of Tea, if desired.

Annanda Chaga Mushroom Powder - Dosage

Adults - 3.6g Annanda Chaga Mushroom Powder daily.  Can be steeped for 10-20 min per 6oz cup of boiled water or Annanda Chaga Mushroom Powder can be sprinkled directly onto food, added to smoothies or shakes.

Annanda Chaga Mushroom Tincture - Dosage

Annanda Chaga Mushroom Tincture  Adults – Take 2 to 3 droppers (2.2ml - 3.3ml / equivalent to 72mg - 109mg of dried Chaga mushroom) under the tongue or with any beverage.  Repeat dosage up to 3 to 5 times a day.  Annanda Chaga Mushroom Tincture can be added to your daily protocol of Chaga Mushroom Tea if desired.  

 

Observations and Expected Results from taking Chaga Mushroom

Chaga is a very powerful detoxifier, free radical scavenger and a diuretic.  One can expect signs of detoxification!  Most notably, increased urination, so it is important to also increase your water intake which will further help flush toxins, heavy metals and other contaminants from the body.

Chaga is suspected to be a vasodilator which opens blood vessels, lowers blood pressure, enhances healing and reduces diabetic blood sugar levels.

Chaga stimulates the endocrine system, which aids the body’s ability to produce melatonin and serotonin naturally.   With consistent daily consumption of Chaga, deep R.E.M. sleep is induced helping the body with re-generation and deep cellular healing.   This may also be accompanied by vivid dreams and awakening with feeling very refreshed and an improved clarity of mind. 

Rich in tree based sterols, Chaga promotes the pumping action of the heart and increases blood circulation which helps increase energy, vitality and stimulates metabolism.  Chaga Builds Energy!

Chaga is naturally anti-fungal, anti-viral and anti-Candida which helps to keep foreign bacteria and micro organisms in check while promoting healthy flora and intestinal health. 

Side Effects of Chaga Mushroom

Chaga is natural medicine which can and should be taken every day, but in reasonable amounts.  As with all things, too much can hinder rather than help. - Annanda Chaga

Chaga grows on the Birch tree so those with allergies to Birch should not consume Chaga Mushroom in any form.

Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Chaga is rich natural minerals like potassium and magnesium which is naturally excreted from the body via the kidneys and liver.  Consistent over consumption of Chaga may over burden the kidneys and may lead to kidney or liver damage and/or disease.  A documented case of Oxalate Nephropathy in a 72-year-old Japanese woman with liver cancer is suspected to be caused by over consumption of chaga mushroom powder.  Read More

You are taking diabetic medications laboratory studies suggest that chaga may also lower blood sugar, causing additional effects.

Chaga is recognized as a safe natural mushroom used for centuries with no known complications.  Recognized with G.R.A.S. (Generally Recognized as Safe) status by the World Health Organization.  

 

The dosages and directions outlined here have been tested by science to be determined within the guidelines specified in the monographs of Health Canada.  These directions and dosages are not to be considered applicable, nor should be applied to the consumption of other Chaga Mushroom or mushroom related products other than those by Annanda Chaga Mushrooms and are to be considered outside the scope of these evaluations.