The Benefits of Kombucha
There are very few medicinal items in the world that date back to over 5000 years old and still in use today. Kombucha is on that very small list.
Over the generations there will always be a new “cure” or medicinal drug but time is always the test and the majority of those items will fade away after a couple hundred years. Anything that can last for over 5000 years and still be in use today has to mean something.
Although it’s sometimes referred to as kombucha mushroom tea, kombucha is not a mushroom — it’s a colony of bacteria and yeast. Kombucha is a living health drink made by fermenting tea and sugar with the kombucha culture. There are already several of benefits of green tea and now you are adding to the cornucopia of amazing health benefits.
Some of the health benefits attributed to kombucha mushroom tea:
- stimulating the immune system
- preventing cancer
- antiviral and anti fungal properties
- improving digestion and liver function
- helps with arthritis
- ability to detoxify the body
- improvements in energy levels, metabolic disorders, allergies
- Alkalize the body – balances internal pH
- helps to relieve headaches & migraines
- Increase metabolism
- treatments for acne
- cleanse the blood of disease-causing toxins
Though there is no “scientific” evidence to support these health claims, people around the world for thousands of years swear by the health benefits of kombucha.
Probiotics – means “for life.” It is used to describe products which include microorganisms that are beneficial to health. These probiotics help to improve digestion, fight candida (harmful yeast) overgrowth, and the general health and well-being associated with all of this.
Lactobacillus Bacterium: 1 billion organisms
S. Boulardii: 1 billion organisms
So pour yourself a glass and enjoy, and if you want to learn to make you own it’s simple.
Read How to Make Kombucha Tea.