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Rawvolta
Nov 16th, 2008, 10:38 PM
WHAT IS KOMBUCHA ?
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Kombucha is a living drink which helps stimulate the metabolism and maintain a healthy immune system.


Kombucha has become pretty famous recently for its ability to increase the effectiveness of natural detoxification processes and replenish vital organic acids and enzymes that are required by the body for optimal health.


The Kombucha mushroom looks like a beige pancake and should be stored in cool, dry, dark place. The culture is placed in herbal tea, that has been sweatened with honey for exam and turple. The purpose of it is to grow organic acids, vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and nutrients.



The Kombucha feeds on the sugar and thanks to sugers produces other substances such as: glucon acid, lactic acid, glucuronic acid, vitamins, and amino acids.


Kombucha contains beneficial bacteria in the form of Lactobacillus Acidophilus, as well as dozens of other probiotic strains. By ingesting Kombucha, we can increase the amounts of good bacteria to maintain a healthy digestive tract. Kombucha has been known to possess anti-viral, anti-bacterial, and anti-fungal components which make it an powerful addition to the health conscious individual.


The boost of probiotic strains provided by Kombucha helps to flush out harmful bacteria and pathogens by regulating the level of acidity in the digestive tract. If you are consuming Kombucha regularly, you can attain all longevity goals, transform health and beauty from the inside out.


THE HISTORY OF KOMBUCHA
CHINESE - 221 B.C.
Kombucha is called “The remedy for immortality” or the “divine tische”.

JAPAN - 414 A.D.
Dr. Kombu from Korea brought kombucha to Japan to treat the Japanese emperor Inkyo.

RUSSIA - early 1950's.
After World War II the cancer rates increased. Russian scientists sent two teams of researchers to Perm on the Kama river of the Ural mountains where there were hardly any incidences of cancer occurring. They discoverd that in an area of highly contamination of lead, asbestos, and mercury,the cancer rates were small. They found that almost all the households were drinking “ tea kvass ” the Russian word for Kombucha.

GERMANY
Dr. Rudolph Skelnar used Kombucha in his practice to treat cancer patients, metabolic disorders,diabetes.

TODAY
Today Kombucha is practically everywhere. The health food stores carry it, the bars fix the drinks with Kombucha,people are trying figure out how to make champagne out of it.


HEALTH BENEFITS :



Removes toxicity from the body



Improves eyesight



Eases the pain of arthritis



Boosts Energy



Improves Digestion



Strengthens at a Cellular level



Prevents Acid Reflux



Assists With Weight Loss



Improves Sleep



Relieves Constipation



Strengthens and restores hair



Beautifies the skin



Improves Circulation


The Extraordinary Components of Kombucha:
Enzymes contained in Kombucha:


Bromelain



Papaia

Organic Acids :


Glucuronic Acid



Hyaluronic Acid



Lactic Acid



Malic Acid



Chondroitin sulfate



Tannic Acid



Usnic Acid

B Vitamins found in Kombucha:
* B1 - Thiamine
* B2 - Riboflavin
* B3 - Niacin
* B6 – Pyridoxine
* B9 - Folic Acid
* B12 – Cobalmin

HOW TO MAKE KOMBUCHA TEA :

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Kombucha Tea is made by combining the culture with a mixture of tea and sugar.The ingredients are allowed to "ferment", usually from 7-10 days or more.
Kombucha can be made safely by everyone, at house for pennies. Please, read the tips below to ensure that the Kombucha you make is safe, healthy, and effective.

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cedarblue
Nov 24th, 2008, 02:44 PM
interesting - thanks!