CHAGA mushroom tea has been widely considered as a health elixir in various parts of Russia, Siberia and Northern European countries. However, it has not come into limelight in the Western world. This drink has been derived from the irregularly shaped and peculiar looking mushrooms. These mushrooms grow along the bark of birch tree trunks in Northern countries and Russia. It has made a reputation for itself as potent strengtheners of the immune system. In addition, it has shown great promise in the overall treatment of cancer and various other health problems.
Appearance of the CHAGA
The CHAGA MUSHROOM has a solid, black, charcoal-like appearance. It has been entirely different from the appearance of a typical mushroom. It has been parasitic in nature. The inside of the mushroom have been known to bear the rusted iron colour. It also has cream-colored veins. The texture would resemble that of a cork.
CHAGA TEA was first introduced to some part of the world by a Russian author Alexander Solzhenitsyn. In his novel ‘Cancer Ward,’ he has mentioned the main character being cured of cancer with assistance from this beverage. Curiosity about the amazing CHAGA mushroom tea has been believed to increase with Solzhenitsyn himself deepening in the West. The novel has been believed to be autobiographical, as Solzhenitsyn himself suffered from cancer.
Anti-cancer properties of CHAGA
The anti-cancer properties of CHAGA mushroom have been believed to be derived from a huge load of polysaccharides, phytochemicals and antioxidants. These have been naturally found within this amazing herb. A majority of these substances have been also found in several kinds of medicinal mushrooms. These have been believed to impart various anti-cancer properties such as shiitake, reishi and cordyceps. Furthermore, it has been also a great source of betulinic acid, which is a compound derived from the wood of birch tree. Betulinic acid has been said to assist countering viral infections along with fighting tumours.