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What Is Kombucha Tea?

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  • Kombucha is made by fermenting sugared black or green tea with yeast and acetic acid bacteria, producing a fizzy beverage with a sour and acidic flavor
  • The bioactive microorganisms in kombucha are the sources of its benefits. There are studies highlighting the antimicrobial properties of this beverage, which also suggest its potential to influence human gastrointestinal microflora
  • A study published in 2011 studied the antibacterial and antifungal activities of kombucha made from green and black teas, and the results exhibited their antimicrobial potential against Candida species, except for Candida krusei
  • There are some side effects linked to improperly prepared homemade kombucha, such as infection, allergic reactions and upset stomach. I advise you to thoroughly do your research and acquire all the correct equipment before attempting to make your own kombucha

An increasing number of people have been striving for a healthier lifestyle in recent years. As a result, there's been a surge in the demand for health-boosting beverages. One of the most interesting (and at times controversial) beverages out there is kombucha.


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