I know what you are thinking…
What on Earth is Kombucha? Well, its a sweet fermented fizzy drink made of yeast and sugars.
What is Kombucha?
Sweetened green tea or black tea fermented with a symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast called SCOBY ( acronym stands for symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast) which produces releases probiotic bacteria.
Kombucha becomes carbonated after fermentation, which is why it is fizzy.
Kombucha has the same health benefits as tea which is rich in a group of antioxidants called polyphenols, but it’s also rich in probiotics.
Kombucha Health Benefits
Antioxidants, Vitamins and Minerals – vitamin C and B vitamins B1, B6 and B12.
Gut Health Benefits Kombucha
Kombucha is rich in probiotics due to the fermentation process which is similar to healthful bacteria that are found in the gut suggesting it may support the digestive system. It may also strengthen the immune system.
Kombucha Reducing Cancer
kombucha could help reduce the risk of cancer and decreased the survival of cancer cells.
Kombucha Prevent Infections
Kombucha is fermented so produces a type of acid called acetic acid which is found in vinegar.
It was able to kill microbes and help fight a range of bacteria.