WHAT IS CHAGA?
Chaga, inonotus obliquus, is a fungus found on the trunks of living birches. Is is irregular in shape, reaching a weight of more than 2-5kg. Since the 12th century, Russians have traditionally been using chaga for the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and even cancer. Allegedly, the Russian duke Vladimir Monomach was cured of lip cancer using chaga. Best quality chaga comes from Siberia, and they are often nicknamed as Black Gold or King Mushroom.