Chaga, a fungus commonly found on birch trees in cold climates, is considered a local Canadian superfood due to its high concentration of antioxidants, polysaccharides, and other health-promoting compounds. However, not all Chaga is created equally. This blog will explain why buying Canadian Chaga is better for your health and the environment.
- Higher Quality
Canadian Chaga is known for its superior quality compared to other regions. Canada's unique climate and soil conditions allow the Chaga to absorb a higher concentration of nutrients as it grows slowly on white birch. As a result, Canadian Chaga has a higher concentration of antioxidants, polysaccharides, and other health-promoting compounds, making it a more potent superfood.
- Sustainable Harvesting
When buying Canadian Chaga, you can be assured that the Chaga was harvested sustainably and responsibly. In Canada, there are strict regulations in place to protect the birch trees and the Chaga that grows on them. This means that the Chaga is harvested in a way that ensures birch trees continue to grow and provide a source of Chaga for future generations. In other regions, Chaga is a byproduct of deforestation practices. Unlike other areas, this is not the case in Canada. Our Chaga is responsibly hand harvested without causing harm to the host tree, and our harvesters leave 30% of the Chaga intact to sustain the future growth of the fungus.
- Supports Local Communities
When you buy Canadian Chaga, you support local communities and the economy. Canadian Chaga is harvested and processed by local Canadian companies, providing jobs and economic opportunities in rural areas. Additionally, purchasing Canadian Chaga helps to preserve traditional knowledge and techniques for harvesting and processing Chaga.
All of our Chaga products are Canadian harvested in the remote Boreal Forest regions of Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick. Buying Canadian Chaga is better for your health, the environment, and the local community. By choosing Canadian Chaga, you can enjoy this superfood's benefits while supporting sustainable harvesting and local communities. So, next time you're looking for Chaga, choose Canadian Chaga. You can enjoy our Raw Chaga in tea or potent and convenient tinctures.