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Reishi Mushroom: The Ultimate Guide

If Chaga is the ‘King of Medicinal Mushrooms’, Reishi is certainly the Queen. The Reishi mushroom is an ancient, venerated medicinal mushroom that has been used to improve health and prolong life for at least 2,200 years. Modern science has shown that this tradition is well-founded and that it has a great deal to offer today’s […]

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Cordyceps Mushroom: The Ultimate Guide

In this series of posts, highlighting powerful medicinal mushrooms, today we’re looking at another fine example – Cordyceps Mushroom. Cordyceps are fascinating mushrooms whichever way you look at them. From how they grow, to the tumultuous economy built up around them, and most especially the multitude of health benefits they offer. Quick Navigation What is Cordyceps?Where […]

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Lion’s Mane Mushroom: The Ultimate Guide

As we continue our journey researching powerful medicinal mushrooms, today we’re looking at another fine example – Lion’s Mane Mushroom. Lion’s Mane is a charming, almost otherworldly mushroom that may look alien but contains some of the best medicinal compounds of any food on earth. Named for its flowing “hair,” it is also called Bearded Tooth, Satyr’s […]

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Mushroom Tea: The Complete Guide

Mushrooms like Chaga have proven health benefits for just about every part of our body, but do you ever find it difficult figuring out how to incorporate them into your daily life? One easy way is to make mushroom tea. Steeping mushrooms in hot water is an excellent way of extracting their valuable compounds and produces […]

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7 Delicious Chaga Mushroom Recipes

Chaga recipes are growing in popularity as the chaga mushroom has become a popular ingredient in vegan and clean eating diets, as well as natural and alternative healing. Once you have mastered the art of steeping the perfect cup of chaga tea, you can expand your repertoire to include a variety of different drinks and snacks.  Here […]

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How To Prepare Chaga Tea and Tincture

As you’ll read in our Chaga Health Benefits guide, chaga contains many healthy bioactive ingredients that can improve our overall health. But how do we prepare chaga to get the most from it and extract and consume all these healthy ingredients? This post explains how to prepare chaga by covering the two main preparation/extraction methods and a […]

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Where to Buy Chaga

If you’re not already familiar with the benefits of chaga, please check out all the other pages on this site where we cover everything you need to know about chaga. However, if you are already familiar with chaga, and you’re looking to purchase some online, you’re in the right place! Read on for all the critical […]

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Chaga Recipes: Our Favorite Five

Below are our favorite chaga recipes for you to try and enjoy at home. Before you get started, you will obviously need some chaga to begin with. If you plan on buying some, please click here to check out our Buying Guide. Alternatively, if you plan on harvesting your own, please check out our Harvest Guide.FREE DOWNLOAD: […]

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How to Harvest Chaga

As the word spreads about the medicinal benefits of the Chaga Mushroom, people are now looking to harvest this special mushroom for themselves. Unfortunately, many people are struggling to find quality wild chaga and are not harvesting it in a sustainable way for future generations to enjoy. This guide aims to tackle these problems by pointing beginners […]

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