More about Chaga (Inonotus Obliquus)
Chaga is most definitely one of the superior medicinal mushrooms and one of the most powerful antioxidants,were an ancient food source for the mountain dwelling Siberians and were also popular in the former Soviet Union. Within traditional Chinese medicine chaga mushrooms are seen as a powerful healing food and is important for having good “chi”, a healthy, balanced life energy. A very slow growing mushroom, much of its potency has been linked to its longevity. Chaga is anti-inflammatory, can relieve pain, purify the blood and protect the liver.
Inonotus obliquus, commonly known as chaga mushroom; (a Latinisation of the Russian term чага), is a fungus in Hymenochaetaceae family. It is parasitic on birch and other trees. The sterile conk is irregularly formed and has the appearance of burnt charcoal. It is not the fruiting body of the fungus, but a mass of mycelium, mostly black due to the presence of massive amounts of melanin.
Chaga Nutritional Value
Nutritional Value Per 100g: Energy 814KJ / 200kcal; Protein 3,9g; Fat 0,3g; Of which saturated fat 0,2g; Carbohydrates 10,1g; Of which sugars <0,5g; Fibre 70,8g; Sodium <0,01g
Allergen Statement: We hereby certify that Chaga powder we sell does not contain any substances causing allergies or intolerances as ingredients or by possibility of cross contamination. The list of allergens which are likely to cause adverse reactions in susceptible individuals is provided in Annex IIIa of Directive 2007/68/EC. Please note that this statement is based on the information provided by the manufacturer of the product
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