I have a small chunk of it. But it was given to me, so not sure about storage and drying. Suppose to be good stuff. Ive made tea with it but if you throw it in coffee you don't even taste it. If its a big chunk I would just cut down the whole tree...lol. its quite expensive
I use it daily. I've not found anything better to lower my BP.I did read that you need to consume it daily over a long period of time to get benefits as well.
I've read daily doses between 1.5-3 grams.. What are you doing?I use it daily. I've not found anything better to lower my BP.
Drops both my systolic and diastolic almost 10 points and does so within a day or two.
It's high in oxalic acid though, so don't over consume if they're a concern to you.
you want to keep the black stuff, the blacker the better.
It has the most potency highest amounts of melanin etc. and sells at a big premium.
Also, you want dry at room temp. Heating it up supposedly destroys many compounds.
Although I always questioned that, due to the fact we extract them into boiling water.