What is Kombucha?
Kombucha (KOM-BOO-CHA) is a fermented probiotic drink that originally came from China but is thought to have been originally from Russia.
It is made from tea, sugar and a Scoby.
These days Kombucha comes in a wide variety of flavours to satisfy all tastes and needs.
SCOBY - an acronym for symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast. Beneficial bacteria and yeasts that work together and create a ferment
Although they contain sugar and caffeine, the sugar and caffeine are used up in the creation process. which keeps this drink low cal and healthy. Some types of Kombucha still contain a small alcoholic percentage so be mindful of this when selecting which one is most suitable for your needs.
Kombucha is fermented over a course of 5-32 days depending on which product it is. The finished product is a naturally fizzy and delicious drink.
Why would I drink Kombucha?
What are its benefits for me?
Kombucha brings your body into it's balanced state to allow it to heal itself and maintain your health as it should be!
Below we have listed just some benefits of Kombucha:
- Balances internal pH -Alkalize the body
- Full of good probiotics.
- Detoxifies the liver
- Ramps up metabolic rate
- Improves digestion
- Rebuild connective tissues in the body.
- Shown to reduce some cancers
- Relieves constipation
- Increase in energy
- Lowers blood pressure
- Relief from headaches
- And so, so much more!
Do I need to drink it?
No one needs to drink Kombucha, however as mentioned above, there are many benefits to it.
Although the listed benefits are vast, they are not necessary for everyone.
if you are looking to start drinking Kombucha make sure you check the ingredients to see that there are no nasties added such extra sugar, preservative etc s there are many different brands out there nowadays.
If you would like to experience all the health benefits of Kombucha in the convenience of a capsule, Try out Bsc Kombucha!