Birch chaga

Here you will find everything you need to know about birch chaga

How to take birch chaga?

This instruction is for informational purposes only and is based on the personal experience of the author and the studied experience of other people.

Directions for use and dosage

Use in the form of tea or decoction, or just the mushroom powder itself.

  • Recommended course: 2-3 g once a day. Course duration is 30 days.
  • Then a break of 14 days, after which you can repeat the course
  • Dosage for brewing tea 4-6 g per liter


  • Individual intolerance to mushrooms
  • Pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • Kidney disease
  • Individual allergic reaction

Also, when consuming mushrooms, it is recommended to avoid alcohol, fatty foods and vegetable oils.

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Useful properties of chaga

Birch chaga contains a variety of chemical compounds. The main classes of chemical compounds that can be found in birch chaga include polysaccharides, phenolic compounds, triterpenoids, sterols and minerals. The mushroom contains a huge amount of melanin pigment, a powerful antioxidant. Chaga also contains a lot of iron, fiber, magnesium, vitamin D, potassium, manganese and calcium.

In addition, chaga contains a rich vitamin complex that is necessary for the normal functioning of the human body. This includes Vitamin B, which has a positive effect on the functioning of the nervous system, folic acid, vitamin C, which supports the immune system and protects the body during influenza, as well as Vitamin D, polysaccharides, tocopherol and a number of other chemical compounds that make this mushroom an indispensable assistant for the human body.

It should be noted that chaga contains many antioxidants. They help stop the aging processes of body tissues, which are associated not with natural factors, but with the effects of ultraviolet radiation on the human body.

Chemical composition of chaga

  • Polysaccharides. Birch chaga contains various polysaccharides such as betulanan, betulanin and betulinan. These compounds play an important role in supporting the immune system and have anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Phenolic compounds. Birch chaga contains significant amounts of phenolic compounds such as flavonoids, phenolic acids and tannins. These compounds are known for their antioxidant properties and ability to fight free radical stress, which promotes cellular health and prevents damage.
  • Triterpenoids. Birch chaga contains triterpenoids, in particular betulinic acid.
  • Sterols. Birch chaga contains various sterols such as ergosterol, lanosterol and phytosterols.
  • Minerals. Birch chaga contains various minerals, including potassium, calcium, magnesium, manganese and others.
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Birch chaga