Chaga health benefits

Chaga (Inonotus obliquus L.) contains a unique set of polysaccharides, polyphenols and beta-glucans. Also, it contains a large amount of flavonoids, alkaloids, and organic acids. It is rich in mineral nutrients such as potassium, magnesium, iron, calcium, manganese and zinc.

Chaga tea has a long history of use among the peoples of Siberia as a healthy drink. In the mid-20th century, the Academy of Sciences of the USSR made great efforts to study the health properties of Chaga and drinks made from it. The main research on this topic was conducted from in Leningrad Medical Academy. It turned out that super anti-oxidant properties of Chaga made it beneficial for a lot of conditions, including some complex conditions.

One of the main qualities of Chaga is its safety. It has been proven by the centuries-old history of its use in the diet of the peoples of Siberia and numerous clinical studies on toxicity. Chaga became famous internationally after the publication of the novel "Cancer Ward" by a Nobel prize winner Solzhenitsyn, which describes the healing properties of Chaga mushroom.

Chaga extract that we offer to our clients is manufactured at the Baikal Herbs Ltd. facilities in the town of Baikalsk. It is a company with over 30-year history and is a pioneer of the dry Chaga extract market. It owns the first patents for the production of dry Chaga extract. Thanks to this company, dry Chaga extract has become a world-famous product and is sold worldwide in health stores. The company pays a lot of attention to science, and constantly works to improve the quality of its products. Currently, Chaga products are being sold in 22 countries around the world.

Chaga mushrooms are harvested in the ecologically clean area of lake Baikal, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and meet the highest quality requirements for Chaga mushrooms.


Nutrition information (per 100 g.) 

FAT, G. 0.8
SALT, G. 0

Chaga contains chromogenic polyphenol carboxylic complex, pterins, polysaccharides, agaricin and humin-like chagic acids, organic acids, lipids, steroid substances, lignin, fiber, free phenols, flavonoids, major and mineral nutrients.

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