Does Kombucha Improve your Gut Health?

Kombucha is celebrated by many for its gut health benefits, but is it really as healthy as you think?

What is Kombucha?

A crucial element of ancient Chinese medicine, Kombucha is made from green or black tea that is combined with white sugar and fermented with a SCOBY, a Symbiotic Culture of  Bacteria and Yeast.

Once the Kombucha is fermented, new organic compounds are formed that have potent health benefits. It’s rich in B vitamins, probiotics enzymes, cellulose and antioxidants that help to protect the body.

Kombucha and Gut Health

Kombucha can be a source of gut-healthy bacteria. Kombucha inherently contains a species of lactobacillus bacteria (in the SCOBY) that can aid to populate the gut with immune and digestive-healthy properties.

Some animal models have shown that Kombucha could help prevent and heal stomach ulcers.

It can also help stop candida from overpopulating within the gut by restoring balance to the digestive system, with live probiotic cultures that help the gut repopulate with good bacteria while crowding out the candida yeast.

So should YOU drink it?

It is said that Chinese emperor Qin Shi Huang directed his alchemists to develop a longevity elixir to keep him young and healthy, and they developed a special concoction of kombucha, the ‘elixir of life’. So, get out there and try a Kombucha (or even make it at home). When it comes to supporting gut health, Kombucha doesn’t mess around.

Are you ready to see how Kombucha can help you feel better naturally? Check out our Kombucha Range to get your own Home Brew Kit and start your journey to a healthier gut, boosted immune system and the best functioning liver and kidneys around!

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