Arbonne Ingredients Chaga


Chaga mushrooms from Arbonne and are potent antioxidants and immune boosters. Known for their anti-inflammatory and potential anti-cancer properties, Chaga is used in teas, supplements, and skincare. Ideal for overall health, with a recommended daily intake of 500-1,000 mg for supplements.

What is Chaga?

Chaga (Inonotus obliquus) is a type of fungus that grows primarily on birch trees in cold climates. It is known for its charcoal-like appearance and potent medicinal properties. Chaga has been used in traditional medicine in Russia, Siberia, and other northern European countries for centuries.

Where is it Usually Found in Nature?

Chaga mushrooms are typically found on the bark of birch trees in cold regions such as Siberia, Russia, Northern Canada, and Alaska. They thrive in harsh climates and are harvested during the winter months when their beneficial compounds are most concentrated.

Benefits to Health and Body

  1. Immune Support: Chaga is rich in beta-glucans, which boost the immune system and enhance the body’s ability to fight infections.
  2. Antioxidant Powerhouse: Chaga contains one of the highest ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) values among natural foods, indicating its strong antioxidant properties that help combat oxidative stress.
  3. Anti-inflammatory: The mushroom has potent anti-inflammatory properties that can help reduce inflammation in the body and alleviate related conditions.
  4. Cancer-Fighting Potential: Some studies suggest that Chaga may have anti-cancer properties, helping to inhibit the growth of cancer cells.
  5. Blood Sugar Regulation: Chaga can help stabilize blood sugar levels, making it beneficial for individuals with diabetes or those looking to maintain healthy glucose levels.

Examples of Use

  • Tea: Chaga tea is a popular way to consume this mushroom, offering a warm, earthy beverage that supports overall health.
  • Supplements: Chaga is available in capsules, powders, and tinctures, used for its immune-boosting and antioxidant benefits.
  • Skincare: Chaga extracts are sometimes included in skincare products due to their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

Suggested Daily Intake

For Chaga tea, a common serving is one to two cups per day. As a supplement, typical doses range from 500 to 1,000 milligrams of Chaga extract per day. Always follow the dosage recommendations provided by the supplement manufacturer or consult a healthcare provider.

You'll find Chaga in the following Arbonne products