Chaga mushrooms benefit humans, even though they hurt the Birch trees they grow upon. This unique mushroom can be found growing in the wild in North America, and is especially popular in Siberia and other parts of Russia. Here’s how you can prepare the coarse, raw chaga to best utilize its health benefits. Chaga Mushroom Benefits to Health are Currently Partially Known Although Chaga has been harvested and used medicinally for hundreds of years, not many studies have been carried out scientifically in the past few decades to find out more about its health benefits against cancer, diseases and other ailments. This is likely due to issues with monetization; pharmaceutical companies tend to invest large amounts of money into clinical studies for drugs they can patent rather than free and natural substances found in the wild. Chaga Mushroom Nutrition The composition of raw Chaga can be summarized approximately (due to…