Chaga mushrooms have some of the best natural antioxidants and anti-cancer properties you can find. But this ugly fungi is no good on salad. You can buy pre-packaged Chaga tea online, but isn’t it more fun to make things yourself? Try this recipe to make your own home-brew.

Chaga Mushroom Tea

  • Prep Time:5 minutes
  • Cook Time:30 minutes - 4 hours (your preference)
  • Total Time:1 - 4 hours
  • Servings:4 cups
  • Easy


  • 4 cup water
  • 1 chunk of Chaga mushroom
  • Honey
  • Milk
  • Step 1

    Pour cold, filtered water into a pot with one one fist sized mushroom chunk and bring to a roaring boil .

  • Step 2

    Once the water has started boiling, reduce the heat and let simmer for 20 minutes to 4 hours. Simmer time depends of preference for strength.

    #SpoonTip: I recommend boiling for 1-4 hours to get the most of the Chaga, you can always add more water later if it’s too strong.

  • Step 3

    After simmering for the desire time, pour into your favorite cup and enjoy!

    Add Honey or Milk as needed.

    Photo by Malyna Sanchez