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How to Make a Chaga Coffee Alternative,  Using Two of Our Chaga Tea Recipes    A chaga coffee alternative is basically a bitter-sweet tasting drink made with, you guessed it... the chaga mushroom! Chaga is a medicinal variety that when simmered in water for a period time turns into a dark rich tasting liquid that is full of health enhancing potential.

How to Make a Chaga Coffee Alternative, Using Two of Our Chaga Tea Recipes A chaga coffee alternative is basically a bitter-sweet tasting drink made with, you guessed it... the chaga mushroom! Chaga is a medicinal variety that when simmered in water for a period time turns into a dark rich tasting liquid that is full of health enhancing potential.

Chaga Tea    While it is an edible mushroom, it is not typically ingested like culinary mushrooms due to its tough cork-like texture.    Most people, however, enjoy the rich taste of chaga tea as it has a pleasantly sweet, earthy and slightly vanilla-like flavor due to its vanillic acid content.    Although raw powder or tea bags can be simply infused into hot water, for highest health-enhancing effects it is best to simmer it in water for a period of time.

Chaga Tea While it is an edible mushroom, it is not typically ingested like culinary mushrooms due to its tough cork-like texture. Most people, however, enjoy the rich taste of chaga tea as it has a pleasantly sweet, earthy and slightly vanilla-like flavor due to its vanillic acid content. Although raw powder or tea bags can be simply infused into hot water, for highest health-enhancing effects it is best to simmer it in water for a period of time.

Rich Source of Melanin, Can Help to Protect the Skin    Also found in the crusted charcoal-like layer is the natural pigment called melanin. The word melanin in Greek means "black or dark" and is the pigmentation that gives the eyes (pupil), skin and hair its color. Also found in the nervous system, adrenals and pineal gland, it is a nutrient produced by the body, but can become depleted with stress, genetic triggers and age.

Rich Source of Melanin, Can Help to Protect the Skin Also found in the crusted charcoal-like layer is the natural pigment called melanin. The word melanin in Greek means "black or dark" and is the pigmentation that gives the eyes (pupil), skin and hair its color. Also found in the nervous system, adrenals and pineal gland, it is a nutrient produced by the body, but can become depleted with stress, genetic triggers and age.

Antioxidants and Other Immune Supporting Myconutrients    Chaga is known to have one of the highest amounts of enzymatic and non-enzymatic antioxidants of any plant-based food or herb (*), a substantially dense array of which are concentrated into its black and rusty colored pigmentation.

Antioxidants and Other Immune Supporting Myconutrients Chaga is known to have one of the highest amounts of enzymatic and non-enzymatic antioxidants of any plant-based food or herb (*), a substantially dense array of which are concentrated into its black and rusty colored pigmentation.

The best types of chaga to consume for highest benefits are WILD varieties that have matured to at least 5 years or older. This is because the adaptogenic compounds slowly build up potency and are developed through seasonal exposure to extremely cold temperatures.

The best types of chaga to consume for highest benefits are WILD varieties that have matured to at least 5 years or older. This is because the adaptogenic compounds slowly build up potency and are developed through seasonal exposure to extremely cold temperatures.

Chaga Mushroom Benefits  as an Immune Supporting Superfood    Chaga, Inonotus obliquus, is a rather unusual looking medicinal mushroom species that's not your typically polypore but one that grows as a black sclerotium or conk on the side of living trees.    The birch tree, being its preferred tree of choice, is believed to hold the most nutritional elements needed for the mushroom's growth and condensed amount of beneficial myconutrients.

Chaga Mushroom Benefits as an Immune Supporting Superfood Chaga, Inonotus obliquus, is a rather unusual looking medicinal mushroom species that's not your typically polypore but one that grows as a black sclerotium or conk on the side of living trees. The birch tree, being its preferred tree of choice, is believed to hold the most nutritional elements needed for the mushroom's growth and condensed amount of beneficial myconutrients.

Most all commercial pink salt on the market today comes from the Khewra salt mine, the oldest and second largest salt mine in the world, located along an area known as the Salt Range. This is a mineral-rich hill system in Punjab Pakistan that extends about 185 miles (300 km) from east to west.

Most all commercial pink salt on the market today comes from the Khewra salt mine, the oldest and second largest salt mine in the world, located along an area known as the Salt Range. This is a mineral-rich hill system in Punjab Pakistan that extends about 185 miles (300 km) from east to west.

Pink Himalayan Salt,  A Mineral-Rich Table Salt Alternative  pink-himalayan-salt-fine-coarse-crystals    Pink Himalayan salt is a natural salt that has only recently gained popularity among health-conscious consumers in the last 15 years.    Also referred to by the names pink salt, Himalayan crystal salt and occasionally Himalayan sea salt, it is primarily used as a table salt alternative.

Pink Himalayan Salt, A Mineral-Rich Table Salt Alternative pink-himalayan-salt-fine-coarse-crystals Pink Himalayan salt is a natural salt that has only recently gained popularity among health-conscious consumers in the last 15 years. Also referred to by the names pink salt, Himalayan crystal salt and occasionally Himalayan sea salt, it is primarily used as a table salt alternative.

Chaga Mushroom Benefits  as an Immune Supporting Superfood      Chaga, Inonotus obliquus, is a rather unusual looking medicinal mushroom species that's not your typically polypore but one that grows as a black sclerotium or conk on the side of living trees.    The birch tree, being its preferred tree of choice, is believed to hold the most nutritional elements needed for the mushroom's growth and condensed amount of beneficial myconutrients.

Chaga Mushroom Benefits as an Immune Supporting Superfood Chaga, Inonotus obliquus, is a rather unusual looking medicinal mushroom species that's not your typically polypore but one that grows as a black sclerotium or conk on the side of living trees. The birch tree, being its preferred tree of choice, is believed to hold the most nutritional elements needed for the mushroom's growth and condensed amount of beneficial myconutrients.

Types of Mucuna    Mucuna seed comes in both light and dark variations. Often, most suppliers use a blend of both. Mucuna powders can be prepared as an extract, using different methods, or are simply produced as a ground seed powder.    We have found that some people can have adverse reactions such as gastrointestinal upset when using the straight legume powder, probably due to various trypsin inhibitors in the raw unprocessed beans. Liquid or powdered extracts subsequently may be a better…

Types of Mucuna Mucuna seed comes in both light and dark variations. Often, most suppliers use a blend of both. Mucuna powders can be prepared as an extract, using different methods, or are simply produced as a ground seed powder. We have found that some people can have adverse reactions such as gastrointestinal upset when using the straight legume powder, probably due to various trypsin inhibitors in the raw unprocessed beans. Liquid or powdered extracts subsequently may be a better…

Mucuna Benefits as a Reproductive Tonic and Aphrodisiac    Mucuna pruriens benefits have long been acknowledged as a reproductive tonic in Ayurvedic medicine useful for enhancing procreative functions and boosting sex drive, it is categorized as an Ojas building substance that improves sexual vitality in both men and women.

Mucuna pruriens benefits is one of the highest natural sources of a unique amino acid called L-dopa (levodopa), an essential precursor to the neurotransmitter dopamine.

Mucuna Pruriens Benefits, The Ayurvedic Dopamine Bean    Mucuna pruriens is a well-known Ayurvedic herb used extensively in one of the oldest health care systems in the world, the traditional Indian medicine of Ayurveda.    As a highly valued rasayana or rejuvenating plant-based substance, it is acknowledged for its potential as both an aphrodisiac and nervine tonic. It has likewise been utilized therapeutically for centuries to provide balance to reproductive

Mucuna Pruriens Benefits, The Ayurvedic Dopamine Bean Mucuna pruriens is a well-known Ayurvedic herb used extensively in one of the oldest health care systems in the world, the traditional Indian medicine of Ayurveda. As a highly valued rasayana or rejuvenating plant-based substance, it is acknowledged for its potential as both an aphrodisiac and nervine tonic. It has likewise been utilized therapeutically for centuries to provide balance to reproductive

Because L-DOPA-rich food sources, like mucuna, are known to increase dopamine concentrations in the brain and central nervous system, supplementation can help to boost L-DOPA needed to replenish dopamine deficiency, common in those recovering from adrenal burn-out and/or addictive substances.    Herbs, like mucuna, are best when used in conjunction with other Ayurvedic approaches which may also include modifying one's diet, lifestyle choices and activity levels.

Because L-DOPA-rich food sources, like mucuna, are known to increase dopamine concentrations in the brain and central nervous system, supplementation can help to boost L-DOPA needed to replenish dopamine deficiency, common in those recovering from adrenal burn-out and/or addictive substances. Herbs, like mucuna, are best when used in conjunction with other Ayurvedic approaches which may also include modifying one's diet, lifestyle choices and activity levels.

A Nervine Tonic, Supportive to the Nervous System    Mucuna pruriens is a nervine tonic helpful as an anxiety reliever and can be calming to the nerves and uplifting to one's mood. This is in part due to the fact that it's a naturally occurring source of L-DOPA, which can support healthy levels of the neurotransmitter dopamine.

A Nervine Tonic, Supportive to the Nervous System Mucuna pruriens is a nervine tonic helpful as an anxiety reliever and can be calming to the nerves and uplifting to one's mood. This is in part due to the fact that it's a naturally occurring source of L-DOPA, which can support healthy levels of the neurotransmitter dopamine.

What is Mucuna pruriens?    Though often called an "herb", mucuna is actually a type of legume commonly referred to as kapikacchu, but also goes by the names atmagupta, kawanch, cowhage and many others depending on the country and language.    The seeds or beans of the plant are the primary part used for medicinal purposes as a dietary supplement, frequently consumed as a tablet or a powder mixed into water, drinks or herbal preparations.

What is Mucuna pruriens? Though often called an "herb", mucuna is actually a type of legume commonly referred to as kapikacchu, but also goes by the names atmagupta, kawanch, cowhage and many others depending on the country and language. The seeds or beans of the plant are the primary part used for medicinal purposes as a dietary supplement, frequently consumed as a tablet or a powder mixed into water, drinks or herbal preparations.

Health Benefits of Ginger

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