Chaga Tea Is the Next Trendy Superfood

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Chaga tea has recently become a hit on TikTok as the newest wellness drink. As people are getting more and more interested in natural drinks and remedies, the recipe for this tea is gaining a lot of attention. Let’s talk about what chaga tea is and how you can make it at home.

What Is Chaga Tea?

Chaga is actually a type of mushroom found on the bark of birch trees. It usually grows in countries with cold climates like Russia and Eastern Europe. People have been using it to heal illnesses for centuries as it boosts the immune system. They used to let the mushrooms sit in hot water for hours and then drink the tea. Nowadays, the mushrooms are dried and turned into a powder.

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So why is chaga tea so popular? Well, it turns out it has a lot of health benefits, like lowering inflammation, balancing blood sugar, improving cholesterol, and fending off colds. It’s rich in antioxidants and promotes stable glucose levels, as well as lowering “bad” LDL cholesterol and giving the immune system a boost.

How to Make Chaga Tea

The tea’s flavor might be quite strong for some people. That’s why we recommend pairing it with another flavor, such as ground cinnamon, cardamom, or cocoa powder. Regardless, chaga tea is easy to make.

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If you’re using powdered chaga, add a teaspoon of the powder to 8 ounces of hot water. Stir and add your spices of choice. If you’re using tea bags, steep one teabag in 8 ounces of hot water. Leave it there for about 15 minutes, stir in your favorite spices, and enjoy.