Chaga is one of the most potent natural sources of melanin, which is essential for healthy pigmentation in human skin., Chaga Mushrooms (Inonotus obliquus) have been harvested, boiled, and consumed for centuries throughout Northern Europe and Russia. Chaga grows wild in the Canadian north on Yellow and White Birch trees, often taking years to fully mature into what looks like protruding charcoal chunks. Do not be deceived however, Chaga is respected worldwide for its numerous health benefits, and now Tao Tea Leaf makes it readily available for you.
- 1lb of Wild Chaga – brews a total of eleven 1L batches (more if you reuse the chunks)
- Wild and hand-harvested with care from Sault St. Marie, Canada
Chunks (454g) and let boil for 20min. This will give you a refreshing decoction. Alternatively, brew the Chaga for 8hours to create a rich and potent tonic. Expect the water to become dark, similar to black coffee. Next, strain the liquor into a cup or re-sealable glass and enjoy. You can store the Chaga decoction for several days in a refrigerator or freeze any excess in ice-cube trays for later consumption. You can also reuse each chunk several times, simply re-brew it until the water no longer becomes dark.