The Inonotus obliquus mushroom, also known as Chaga mushroom, is a black parasitic fungus growing on birches。 Chaga grows best in cold climates and takes 10-15 years of parasitism to mature.
In 2007，Niigata University study, the antioxidant activity of hot water extract (decoction) of Chaga was precisely compared with Agaricus mushroom, Reishi mushroom and Phellinus linteus, showing Chaga had the strongest antioxidant activity among fungi examined in terms of both superoxide and hydroxyl radicals scavenging activities.
The 3 metabolites in Chaga frequently cited as anti-cancer in literature, that is, betulin, betulinic acid, and inotodiol. In 2018, Normandie University has a...
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