Chaga is a mushroom that is typically found on birch trees. It’s a fungi restricted to cold
habitats at latitudes 45°N – 50°N. It can typically be found in Russia, Siberia, Scandinavia andCanada.
Many bioactive compounds have been identified in Chaga mushroom including: polysaccharides, polyphenols, triterpenoids, ergosterol peroxides, inotodial, betulinic acid.
It has traditionally been used in Russia for centuries for different uses including treatment for cancer suffering patients.
It is now approved by Health Canada as a medicinal ingredient with immunomodulating properties.Immunomodulating properties can mean an array of different activities that are found to help the immune system protect itself from various intruders and illnesses.