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Chaga Tea Concentrate

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If you’re in need of a boost to your immunity or in need of a bit of a stress reliever, Chaga’s the shroom for you!

Chaga is a slow-growing fungus that is found on birch trees. It has been used as medicine for hundreds, if not thousands of years to alleviate digestive disorders, eczema, bronchitis, but what’s really exciting, is Chaga’s is proven ability to improve immunity. Chaga scores near the very top of the ORAC scale, which measures antioxidant potential, and includes very high levels of bioavailable SOD (superoxide dismutase). It is also an adaptogen, meaning it helps the body cope with physical and psychological stress. Like anything, it’s not a cure-all, but can be used in combination with fresh, unprocessed foods and herbs, and de-stressing practices to boost immune function, and achieve a greater sense of wellbeing.

Chaga Tea Concentrate


  • 40 g dried chaga
  • 4 cups / 1L filtered water


  • Combine in a pot, bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 2-3 hours (or longer! 12 hours is also great, but I do this over a fire).
  • Strain, reserving the grounds (place grounds in the freezer, use up to six times).
  • Enjoy the tea concentrate, by combining the desired amount with recently-boiled water. Store concentrate in the fridge for up to one week.


Makes 4 Servings (or more!)
For more or less concentrate use this ratio: 10 grams of dried chaga for each cup / 250ml of filtered water