It may not exactly look like a mushroom but the Chaga is still known as the ‘Mushroom of Immortality' across its native Russia and China. In fact, its dense, blackened alien mass is exactly where it gets all of its restorative properties. So rich in healthy polyphenols is it that it has been used to treat hypertension, as an immune system booster and even as an anticarcinogen.
Inonotus obliquus, more commonly known as the Chaga mushroom, has been the source of medical fascination for centuries now. The fascination began when the mushroom was first discovered. A parasitic fungus, the Chaga preys mainly on birch trees and looks like burnt charcoal, such is the unusual nature of this blackened mass.
Put bluntly, it looks nothing like a mushroom. However it is inside this odd curiosity of a shell that it holds all of its secrets. Essentially a highly concentrated black mass of mycelium, it is surprisingly completely non-toxic and is protected by a shell, called the sclerotium.
This hard almost wood-like exterior is completely unique amongst mushrooms and that isn't where its singularity stops either. Its nutritional value is quite unlike any other mushrooms known to man. So much so that it is often referred to as ‘Gift from God' by the Siberians who have consumed it for years.
So potent is the healing ability of Swanson Full Spectrum Chaga Mushroom that researchers have even deliberately ‘infected' sick trees with it to restore their health.
In order to survive the incredibly harsh climates of Siberia and Northern China, the Chaga mushroom is a fungus with unparalleled nutritive value that it actually uses for its own protection.
Swanson Full Spectrum Chaga Mushroom provides polyphenols (antioxidants), melanin, sterols and betulinic acid. Each of these chemicals have significant antiviral, antioxidant, immune enhancing and even anti-cancer value. For these reasons, Swanson Full Spectrum Chaga Mushroom have been subjected to intense research in connection with future anti pathogens and other future drugs.
But we live in the now and right now, Swanson Full Spectrum Chaga Mushroom can offer very real defence against many of life's obstacles.
Just take one capsule twice a day with a glass of water.
Other Ingredients: Gelatin, brown rice flour, may contain one or both of the following: magnesium stearate, silica.
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