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Chaga Infusion/Decoction

Discussion in 'Chaga Infusion/Decoction' started by SuchMuch, Jul 25, 2016.

  1. SuchMuch

    SuchMuch Administrator

    St.Petersburg, Russia
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    Freshly harvested birch fungus (chaga mushroom) is rinsed with water and then grated. In case of dry chaga, soak it in water (ambient temperature/) for 4-5 hours then grate it. Water used for chaga soaking is not disposed but kept in bottle.

    Boil water and cool it down until its temperature is +50 °C (122 ºF)

    Grated chaga (fresh or soaked) is filled with +50 °C (122 ºF) water in proportion 1 part of chaga and 5 parts of water (1:5) and infused for 48 hours. Then water used for chaga soaking (in case of dry chaga) is added to infusion. Ready chaga infusion could stored in refrigerator no more than 4 days