CHAGA RESEARCH

SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION ABOUT CHAGA.

Over the past 40 years numerous scientific studies in many countries have been done on the subject of health benefits of chaga. Many of these studies have been published and are available on internet. For example visit Pubmed as well as Unbound Medline (an immense official database with links to scientific research articles) and use "Chaga" as a search term.

Anti-Aging study

Effect of cryosubstance Chaga on deposition or isolation of 90Sr and on the effect of prolonged external exposure to gamma-radiation.
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Cancer Studies

Reversal of the TPA-induced inhibition of gap junctional intercellular communication by Chaga mushroom (Inonotus obliquus) extracts: effects on MAP kinases.
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Biologically Active Compounds from Aphyllophorales (Polypore) Fungi.
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Immuno-stimulating effect of the endo-polysaccharide produced by submerged culture of Inonotus obliquus.
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Anti-cancer effect and structural characterization of endo-polysaccharide from cultivated mycelia of Inonotus obliquus.
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Structure determination of inonotsuoxides A and B and in vivo anti-tumor promoting activity of inotodiol from the sclerotia of Inonotus obliquus.
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The effect of aqueous extracts from Inonotus obliquus on the mitotic index and enzyme activities.
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Antimitotic activity of aqueous extracts of Inonotus obliquus.
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Anti-inflammatory

In vivo and in vitro anti-inflammatory and anti-nociceptive effects of the methanol extract of Inonotus obliquus.
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Ethanol Extract of Inonotus obliquus Inhibits Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Inflammation in RAW 264.7 Macrophage Cells.
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More documentation on Chaga study

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Chaga mushroom (Inonotus obliquus ) induces G0/G1 arrest and apoptosis in human hepatoma HepG2 cells. Myung-Ja Youn, Jin-Kyung Kim, Seong-Yeol Park, Yunha Kim, Se-Jin Kim, Jin Seok Lee, Kyu Yun Chai,Hye-Jung Kim, Ming-Xun Cui, Hong Seob So, Ki-Young Kim, Raekil Park
Treatment of psoriasis with Chaga - Prof. E.A. Dosychev, V.N. Bystrova. Vestnik Dermatologii i Venerologii, 1973, May; 47(5):pp.79-83 - USSR. ę (1973) The authors.
Sterol composition in field-grown and cultured mycelia of Inonotus Obliquus - Zheng Wei-fa, et.al.
Identification of Inonotus obliquus (Chaga) and Analysis of Antioxidation and Antitumor Activities of Polysaccharides - Yana Song - Jing Hui - Wei Kou - Ru Xin - Fei Jia - Ning Wang - Fengqing Hu - Huili Zhang - Hongsheng Liu
Betulin Is a Potent Anti-Tumor Agent that Is Enhanced by Cholesterol - Franziska B. Mullauer, Jan H. Kessler, Jan Paul Medema. For free download (pdf) on the icon.