Chaga grows on trees, preferably the birch, strengthens the immune system and inhibits inflammation.
Table of Contents
- What is chaga mushroom?
- for a strong immune system
- Gastrointestinal problems
- heart and liver diseases
- allergies and autoimmune diseases
- nervous system and stress
- skin problems
- side effect
What is chaga mushroom?
- Polysaccharides: play a significant role in theanticancer, hypoglycemic, antioxidant andanti-inflammatory Characteristics.
- Polyphenols: Antioxidant that stop inflammation andaging process slow it down can.
- Triterpenes: lower theblood pressure andcholesterol level, protect the liver, inhibit blood clotting and stimulate theheart function. Have an analgesic effect and reduce the release ofhistamine.
- Melanin: is responsible for the black color of the mushroom - worksantioxidant and can counteract inflammatory processes and aging.
Due to the wide range of active substances in Chaga, its spectrum of effects is also very diverse.
for a strong immune system
The immune system works like a protective shield of the body and keeps bacteria, viruses, parasites, toxins and fungi from harming the body. Leukocytes (white blood cells) are essential for the immune system to ward off danger.
Chagas polysaccharides act on several levels. Firstly, they influence the amount of leukocytes and secondly, they influence the increase in the secretion of cytokines - these work as messengers in the immune system and are responsible for theCommunication of the different immune cells responsible for tackling the joint fight against pathogens. The Chaga acts like a kind of translator and transmitter between the cells.
Chaga promotes the proliferation of the "good"gut bacteria and has a positive effect on the intestinal flora. The anti-inflammatory properties of the mushroom can also helpchronic intestinal inflammation help and studies have shown that it has an inhibitory effect on cancer cells in the gastrointestinal area.
heart and liver diseases
With its high amount of antioxidants, the chaga mushroom can help lower cholesterol levels, thus reducing the risk of heart disease. A study shows that chaga mushroom can reduce “bad” LDL cholesterol, triglycerides, and total cholesterol.
The antioxidants are primarily responsible for this.
allergies and autoimmune diseases
The T-lymphocytes (TH1 + TH2) play an important role in a healthy immune system. TH1 cells promote inflammation, TH2 cells inhibit inflammation. The polysaccharides in chaga help create a balance between the two, which is key to not having chronic conditions likeallergies orautoimmune diseases to develop.
In addition, it supports the intestinal flora, whose well-being also plays a central role in connection with allergies and autoimmune diseases.
The histamine-inhibiting effect of the Chaga mushroom also contributes to an improvement in allergies and can helphistamine intolerance help.
nervous system and stress
The mushroom strengthens the central nervous system, worksrelaxing and helps withfalling asleep and staying asleep.
Through its adaptogenic effect it createsRemedy for tiredness and increases theefficiency. It relaxes and activates at the same time, depending on which effect is required, the Chaga mushroom adapts and has a calming or strengthening effect.
Chaga is popular for skin conditions such asneurodermatitis,athlete's foot,age spots oracne deployed. But alsoeczema andpsoriasis (Psoriasis), as well as problems with wound healing can be improved by the fungus.
The antioxidants in chaga also have onerejuvenating, protective and purifying effect onto the skin. A healthy intestinal flora is also essential forbeautiful and healthy skin,which is one of the main characteristics of the mushroom.
Chaga can be taken as an extract, as a tea, or as a tincture. The quality of the mushroom is decisive for the effect.
Traditionally, the mushroom is boiled in water for a long time and then drunk. At ourLiquid Shrooms: Chaga we have already taken over this lengthy process for you. With the liquid trial extract, the mushroom is boiled in water and alcohol for a long time, after both have evaporated again, we add vinegar and vegetable glycerin - this way we ensure that all the ingredients of the mushroom go into the tincture.
We recommend taking 2-3 pipettes of the tincture daily. The Liquid Shrooms can be taken directly, or you can mix them in your drinks, on ice, porridge or in savory dishes. The tincture is not affected by heat.
Anyone who likes to drink Chaga as tea is with usChaga Chai correct. The practical, hand-filled tea bags are filled with a chai spice blend and chaga. In Chaga Chai you will not find black tea, but Roiibos tea.
chaga isrelatively free of side effects. However, there are a few diseases for which it makes sense to consult a doctor beforehand.
For type 2 diabetes,when insulin is taken to regulate blood sugar levels. The blood sugar-lowering effect could otherwise become too much.
Even if blood-thinning medication is being taken or for upcoming surgeries, because chaga contains a protein that can prevent blood from clotting.