Throughout the northern latitudes, the mushroom chaga is found attached to trees like birch, alder, beech and other hardwooods. Botanically nown as a polypore, the mushroom looks somewhat like coat - a brownish-black mass often seen on tree trunks.
In China, Siberia, Finland, Japan, Poland and North America, ancient and naitve peoples have long known the benefits of chaga, taken in tea, ingested as a powder, inhaled as smoke or applied to the skin. In an ancient treatise, the Chinese monk Shen Nong declared in 100 B.C. that chaga is..."a precious gift of nature."
In modern research, chaga has been shown to have 215 phytonutrients, including 29 beta-glucans. Chaga also absorbs a nutrient from the outer birch tree bark: betulin, a natural anti-inflammatory. Among the components in chaga are triterpenes, sterols, beta-glucans, flavanoids, melanins, polyphenols, saponins, lignin, amino acids, vitamins, minerals and fibers. This fascinating combination of nutrients is being studied worldwide. Preliminary studies suggest that chaga triggers immune responses and protects the cell with antioxidant activity.
Planetary Herbals brings this centuries-old compound to modern people in two convenient forms: 1,000 mg tablets and a 1:4 liquid extract. Both may support the immune system, antioxidant defenses, and overall cellular health and wellness.
Chaga, a specialized tree mushroom, is a powerful immune system activator and antioxidant that is rich in immunomodulating polysaccharides and betulinic acid. Planetary Herbals Full Spectrum™ Chaga is 100% wildcrafted.
Other ingredients: Purified Water and Grain Alcohol 28%
Warning: Do not take if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, may become pregnant, or if you suffer from any gastrointestinal disorders such as ulcers. Consult your health care professional before taking this product if you are taking any drug that affects blood coagulation such as prescription vitamin K, heparin, warfarin (coumadin), or aspirin. Also consult your physician before taking this product in conjunction with Nattokinase or Serrapeptase; because their activities are both present in this formula, taking additional supplements may pose a health risk.
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Planetary Herbals have been developed by expert herbalists, focusing predominantly on the thousands of years of experience of Ayurvedic and traditional Chinese herbalism, the hundreds of years of experience of Western herbal practitioners, and the more than 30 years of clinical experience of professional herbalists such as Michael Tierra, Lesley Tierra, Jill Stansbury, and Alan Tillotson.
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