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Chaga, or Inonotus obliquus, is a medicinal mushroom, popular for its health benefits established in a form of chaga tea. Being found on birch trees in cold areas, such as Siberia and Scandinavia, traditionally it has been used as an immunity and endurance booster, or a medication for skin and respiratory disorders.
Of course it’s fun and can be very nourishing to eat the exotic imported foods, and I do. I love making cacao (Ecuador) smoothies and simmering up a chaga (Scottish) tea or relaxing with a Reishi tincture (China)… But as a base way of connecting deeply with where you are right now, local food is one of the best ways.
1) The combination of hemp and pea creates a well balanced amino-acid profile which is one of the main reasons we drink a protein shake
2) Hemp and pea protein are well studied and their benefits evident (see reference on this post)
3) A total of ZERO cows were used or harmed in the process of making it.