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Reishi Mushroom Benefits, Dosage and Side Effects | Red Reishi

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The reishi mushroom has been mentioned in Chinese texts from the Han dynasty, about 2,000 years ago. It has also been depicted in ancient paintings, carvings, and pieces of furniture. Giving it the distinction of having the oldest written record of any other medicinal mushroom. Reishi mushrooms have been used since ancient times in a variety of cultures. It was revered by Eastern medicine as the "plant of immortality" or the "queen of mushrooms." Many believed reishi mushrooms prolonged life and prevented aging. However, because of how difficult it was to find and harvest in the wild, it was...

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7 Best Medicinal Mushrooms For Health and How to Use Them

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Medicinal Mushrooms for Health As you read these words, fungi are changing the way that life happens, as they have done for more than a billion years. They are eating rock, making soil, digesting pollutants, nourishing plants, surviving in space, producing food, and making medicines. Medicinal mushrooms are a type of fungi that are highly nutritious and have a wide variety of health benefits. They have been used since ancient times for their medicinal properties and are still commonly used today. Many medicinal mushrooms and fungi boost the immune system, are filled with antioxidants, help treat and prevent cancer, and...

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Chaga Tea the Elixir of Health | Chaga Mushroom Demystified

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What is Chaga Tea Mushroom? Chaga Mushrooms can be found on Birch trees in temperate forests throughout North America, Russia and the Northern hemisphere. Chaga mushroom inonotus obliquus looks like burnt charcoal or a encrusted black formation on birch trees. What is Chaga Tea Made From? Simply put, tea is made from chaga mushroom that has been dried and milled into a usable form to make tea. The different grinds of the mushroom offer different options for brewing. Broken into pieces or chunks, ground to a course consistently similar to coffee called tea-cut, or milled into a powder. chunks Tea-cut...

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Commercial Exploitation of Chaga | Overharvesting Concerns

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The Two Sides of Chaga The medicinal mushroom inonotus obliquus has a rich history of medical use by local populations. Chaga Mushrooms have been known to improve the immune response, lower blood sugar levels and combat abnormal cell growth. Chaga is also anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, relieves pain and purifies the blood and the liver. Chaga Mushrooms are a powerful adaptogen to aid in the immune system's ability to heal and multitask on so many levels. The Chaga Mushroom is an amazing fungus that supports our health and well being. Today, the anti cancer properties of chaga are one of its key...

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Chaga Tincture Offers Unique Health Benefits

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Chaga mushroom is undoubtedly well respected and known as the King of medicinal mushrooms. The black encrusted fungus inonotus obliquus grows on birch trees throughout North America and Northern Europe. Used by indigenous tribes in pipe ceremonies, healing moxibustion and even as an antiseptic after child birth. Chaga has most notable been used as a healing medicinal tea. The health benefits of chaga are vast. Over the years two main extraction methods have been used for chaga mushroom each offering a different outcome and health benefits. Chaga Tincture and Chaga Tea Bundle Chaga Mushroom Tincture vs. Chaga Tea Hot Water...

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