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

  • 4 cup water
  • 1 chunk of Chaga mushroom
  • Honey
  • Milk
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes - 4 hours (your preference)
  • Total Time: 1 - 4 hours
  • Servings: 4 cups
  • Easy

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

Photo by Malyna Sanchez