The history of Chaga Tea seems to have started in Russia, Poland and other Baltic countries. It was and is used as a remedy for treating heart,liver, cancer, and gastric issues.
The anticancer effect of Chaga is primarily attributed to triterpenoid compounds in the mushroom (source)
Studies show that there are essentially 4 ways that Chaga tea provides anticancer effects on our bodies:
So the next question is what are the best ways to prepare chaga tea?
Chaga tea exhibits a mild, slightly earthy flavor.
Cinnamon and maple syrup complement hot chaga tea very well
Chaga tea is great served cold as an iced tea. Let the chaga tea cool for a few hours then add ice cubes and a squeeze of lemon.
You can store leftover chaga tea in a container in your refrigerator and it will last for up to three days.
Chaga tea can be used as a base for oatmeal, soups, smoothies and added to coffee.
We’d love to hear from you. Let us know your favorite method for preparing Chaga tea.