What Is Chaga Tea?


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Chaga tea is an herbal tea made from chaga mushrooms, which grow on birch trees. It has been used for centuries throughout Europe and Asia as folk medicine, and modern research is now starting to validate the potential health benefits of chaga tea.

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What Is Chaga Tea?
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Traditionally, chaga is ground into a fine powder to brew as tea. Chaga tea is nutrient dense and contains more antioxidants than blueberries or red beans. These mushrooms contain vitamin K, vitamin, D, and several B vitamins. In order to achieve medicinal benefits, chaga tea must be brewed using an extraction process to activate its bio-available components. Scientific studies on chaga tea's health benefits have used highly concentrated extracts.

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