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Kombucha is a fermented green or black tea, originating from either Japan or China approximately 2000 years ago. This fermented tea is a ‘living drink’ rich in probiotics, antioxidants, amino acids, B vitamins and active enzymes. It is a healthy daily drink for your heart, gut and brain, and may have antibacterial properties.
The University of Latvia published research in 2014 saying that Kombucha Tea has four main properties: detoxification, anti-oxidation, energizing potencies and promotion of depressed immunity that can be beneficial for infections and diseases.
Probiotic bacteria is produced during the fermentation of the tea. This bacteria produces cellulose which protects the bodies cells. It improves the immune system, digestion, reduces inflammation and candida, and supports weight loss. Eighty percent of your immune system is located in your gut therefore Kombucha Tea bacteria can support over all health and well-being by absorbing nutrients and fighting infection.
Antioxidants from food and drink sources can be healthier and easier for the body to integrate than supplements. Antioxidants fight free radicals that can damage your cells.
Antibacterial properties of Green Tea fight infection-causing bacteria and Candida yeasts.
Did you know pasteurized Kombucha is nothing more than flavoured tea? The pasteurization process eliminates all the beneficial healthy effects of this fermented drink! Buy raw Kombucha drinks or ferment your own! Read more on how to create your own Scoby and ferment your first brew:
Traditional uses and properties of herbs are for educational purposes only. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Every attempt has been made for accuracy, but none is guaranteed. Any serious health concerns or if you are pregnant, you should always check with your health care practitioner before self-administering herbs.