For thousands of years, people have been drinking kombucha, a fermented tea that boasts many health benefits, so much so that some call it the “immortal health elixir.” It is made using black or green tea, yeast, bacteria, and sugar from a variety of sources, including fruit and honey. The bacteria and yeast used to ferment the tea is referred to as “SCOBY” (which stands for symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast). Once kombucha is fermented, it contains vinegar, b-vitamins, enzymes, probiotics, and acids, which yield its positive health effects. Read on for some of the most impressive health benefits of drinking kombucha, and you may be convinced to buy your own kombucha supplies from The CheeseMaker.
The probiotic bacteria produced by the fermentation process of making kombucha is one the top benefits of drinking kombucha. Probiotics give your gut the healthy bacteria it needs, aiding in digestion. Kombucha may help heal leaky gut syndrome, stomach ulcers, GERD, and heartburn.
During the fermentation process, iron is formed, which invigorates kombucha drinkers by boosting hemoglobin and improving the oxygen supply in the body. This promotes the creation of more energy on a cellular level. It also contains small amounts of caffeine and b-vitamins, which are known to energize the body.
Better immune health
Kombucha is an excellent source of antioxidants, which decreases oxidative stress and immunosuppression in the body. Additionally, kombucha is a good source of vitamin C. These combined make it excellent for protecting against attacks on the immune system.
While the benefits of kombucha are evident, buying a bottle from the health food store is not an option for everyone. Fortunately, brewing your own kombucha at home is simple and cost-effective! At The CheeseMaker, we offer the kombucha supplies you need to drink kombucha every day. Shop The CheeseMaker today!
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