Chaga Tea Recipe - Foraged

Chaga tea recipe

This Chaga tea recipe is simple and quick.

Chaga tea has been consumed for millennia for its health and medicinal properties. Chaga contains health-promoting components such beta D glucans, polysaccharides, betulinic acid and anti-oxidants, among many others.  

Does boiling Chaga ruin it?

Boiling Chaga while making tea can destroy many of the health-promoting properties of its compounds. In this Chaga tea recipe and in our more in depth post, we explain why it’s important to keep you water at 176 degrees when preparing your Chaga tea.

Where to buy Chaga tea

Foraged has the largest selection of sustainably harvested, traceable Chaga. Other brands like Four Sigmatic and MudWtr don’t tell you where their ingredients are from, or who harvested the Chaga. Often, the Chaga comes from questionable sources abroard.

Foraged is the only online source to buy Chaga directly from USA-based foragers. You can browse our full selection of Chaga products here. You can also buy Chaga from different parts of the country on Foraged, including Appalachia, Maine, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, and New York.

When making this Chaga tea recipe, be sure to always use the best Chaga mushrooms.

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How to make Chaga Tea:

How to Make Chaga Tea

Chaga tea has been consumed for millennia for its health and medicinal properties. Chaga contains health-promoting components such beta D glucans, polysaccharides, betulinic acid and anti-oxidants, among many others. This unique fungus is the subject of much fascination, and many people ask how to make Chaga tea. In this article, we’ll give you more information on how to make Chaga tea, and some expert tips for preparing an extra tasty beverage.
Prep Time2 mins
Active Time5 mins
Total Time7 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chaga, chaga tea, health tea, medicinal mushroom tea, mushroom tea, tea
Yield: 1 Cup
Calories: 10kcal
Cost: $1

Equipment

  • 1 Small pot

Materials

  • 1 tbsp Ground Chaga https://foraged.market/shop/wild-mushrooms/chaga/ground-chaga/
  • 3 cups Water
  • 1 tsp Honey (optional)

Instructions

  • Heat 2-3 cups of water to approximately 176 degrees Farenheit
    3 cups Water
  • Add one tablespoon of Chaga (or an equivalent or slightly greater amount of chaga chunks).
    1 tbsp Ground Chaga
  • With the tablespoon of Chaga in the pot, simmer for a minimum of 45 minutes while stirring occasionally. Longer steeping times will result in a richer tea. Do not boil water!
  • Pour into cup (filtering grounds is optional – most sink to bottom)
  • Optional – add honey for some sweetness!
    1 tsp Honey (optional)

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