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Chaga Mushroom

Chaga, Inonotus obliquus, has been used as a folk remedy in Russia and Siberia since the 16th century. It is traditionally grated into a fine powder and used to brew a beverage resembling coffee or tea.


Laboratory studies on extract of chaga mushroom have indicated possible future potential in cancer therapy, as an antioxidant, in immunotherapy, and as an anti-inflammatory. For medicinal use, an extract is needed to make the active components available to humans.


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Taken on November 20, 2013