WHAT IS CHAGA?
Chaga is a mushroom that grows on birch trees in the cold climate of the northern hemisphere, which by right, can be called Russia’s wealth. Chaga absorbs all of the most useful elements from the birch, preserving and concentrating these unique natural substances within itself. That is why only such mushrooms have such healing properties, growing on the trunk of a living birch tree.
REGULATES THE BODY’S METABOLIC PROCESSES
Chaga’s immunomodulating properties are widely known in medicine among Eastern people in treating and preventing diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. Most ulcers appear due to the Helicobacter bacteria, and chaga affects the body’s immune system by providing effective support in the fight against this pathogenic bacteria.
POWERFUL ANTIOXIDANT AND ANTI-INFLAMMATORY PROPERTIES
Studies on the chemical characteristics and biological activity of chaga mushroom extracts have shown their highly antioxidant capability in preventing or slowing down cell damage. The tannins making up the chaga are able to fold the protein and promote the formation of protective membrane on organs’ mucous surfaces, achieving a pronounced anti-inflammatory effect.
PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF CANCER
Chaga’s scientifically-proven effectiveness in preventing and treating cancer is due to the polysaccharide compounds found in fruiting hymenophore chaga, which act as adsorbents of cancerous toxins, and melanin, which inhibits the mechanism of cancer cells’ division. The analysis of clinical studies shows that chaga and chaga-based preparations favourably affect a sick organism and can be promising for use in medical and preventive oncology.
COMBATSHEPATITIS-C, THE HERPES VIRUS, HIV-1 AND VARIOUS STRAINS OF INFLUENZA
Scientific research indicates that chaga fungus extract exhibits a virucidal effect on the hepatitis C virus, reducing its infectious properties 100-fold within 10 minutes. Also, studies have shown that chaga has a pronounced antiviral activity against influenza viruses A / H1N1, A / H1N1 / dm2009, A / H3N2, A / H5N1. In addition, chaga’s high activity against herpes viruses and HIV-1 has also been revealed.
NORMALISES BLOOD PRESSURE AND CHOLESTEROL LEVELS
Among numerous antioxidants, the chaga mushroom contains complex sugars, called polysaccharides. These polysaccharides exhibit a hypoglycemic effect, meaning that it helps to lower the cholesterol level in blood. Studies have shown that betulinic acid, containing chaga, can destroy LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) in the bloodstream, thereby also reducing cholesterol. This is very important since cholesterol is the leading risk factor in the development of cardiovascular diseases. It has been scientifically proven that one of the factors in the manifestation of hypertension is oxidative stress caused by free radicals. Antioxidants, that chaga contains in large quantities, remove free radicals from the body, thereby normalising blood pressure.
SUPPORTS AND RESTORES THE IMMUNE SYSTEM
The immune system is the complex of organs involved in the formation of cells of the lymphoid series, which carry out the body`s protective reactions. In other words, they perform the body’s protective reactions to substances possessing foreign antigenic properties. Chaga contains beta-d-glucans in large quantities, which help to balance the human immune system’s reaction to negative external factors. In a practical sense, chaga`s biologically active substances have the ability, if necessary, to diffuse the immune system or slow it down when it is overactive. Polysaccharides, as an active substance, absorb toxins, renewing the work of macrophages and T-killers, which have the ability to destroy the defective cells in one’s body.
REDUCES BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS
Chaga’s anti-diabetic effect is associated with terpinoids, which inhibit alpha-glucosidase. In order to overcome the intestinal barrier, polysaccharides must be broken down to simple sugars (monosaccharides), which can be absorbed through the intestinal wall. Thus, α-glucosidase inhibitors interfere with the penetration of carbohydrates into the blood, thereby affecting one’s blood sugar level after eating. Studies point to a decrease in blood sugar level from 15.8% to 29.9% in two hours after administering chaga extract.
EFFECTIVE TOOL IN PSORIASIS TREATMENT
According to clinical trials, the regular use of chaga leads to the complete disappearance of psoriatic lesions without the need for any additional procedures.
FROM THE PRESIDENT
The unique geographical location, ecological cleanness of the terrain, the natural richness of the northern environment, and modern technological processes are among the conditions for creating new-generation truly natural high-efficiency products, which preserve all the pristine healing power of the mushroom in every package of ‘Russian Chaga’.