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Q Armour - Part 4 Chaga Mushrooms


Organically grown, this exclusive formula includes iconic, rare mushrooms known as adaptogens which have a unique ability to “adapt” according to the specific needs of your body.

  • Reishi: Adapts to support immune response

  • Chaga: Antioxidant powerhouse for cell support

  • Antrodia: Immune, antioxidant, and liver support

  • Shiitake: Immune and heart health support

  • Cordyceps: Circulation and endurance support

  • Turkey Tail: Immune support via healthy gut

  • Astragalus: Respiratory and cell damage protection support

Chaga mushrooms, also known as Inonotus obliquus, are a type of medicinal mushroom that grows primarily on the bark of birch trees. They have been used in traditional medicine for centuries, particularly in Russia and other parts of Eastern Europe. Recently, chaga mushrooms have gained popularity in the Western world for their potential health benefits. In this article, we will explore the scientific research on the health benefits of chaga mushrooms.


Immune Support: Chaga mushrooms contain beta-glucans, which are compounds that can stimulate the immune system. A study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food in 2010 found that chaga mushrooms have high levels of beta-glucans and may have potential as a natural remedy for cancer and other diseases. Another study published in the International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms in 2011 found that chaga mushrooms can enhance the activity of white blood cells, which are important for fighting off infections.


Lowering Blood Sugar Levels: Chaga mushrooms may help improve insulin sensitivity, which can help lower blood sugar levels and reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. A study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food in 2016 found that chaga mushrooms can lower blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. The study also found that chaga mushrooms can improve insulin sensitivity, which is the ability of the body to use insulin effectively.


Anti-inflammatory Properties: Chaga mushrooms contain compounds called melanins, which have been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties. A study published in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology in 2013 found that chaga mushrooms have anti-inflammatory properties and may be useful in the treatment of inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.


Anti-cancer Properties: Some studies have suggested that chaga mushrooms may have anti-cancer properties, as they have been found to inhibit the growth of certain cancer cells in laboratory tests. A study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food in 2010 found that chaga mushrooms have anti-cancer properties, and another study published in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology in 2013 found that chaga mushrooms can inhibit the growth of human lung cancer cells.


In conclusion, Chaga mushrooms have been used in traditional medicine for centuries and are known for their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. They may help boost the immune system, lower blood sugar levels, and have anti-cancer properties. However, more research is needed to fully understand the potential health benefits of chaga mushrooms.

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