Kombucha is a fermented and sweetened form of black or green tea and is prominent for its health benefits. Although this beverage is trending now, there is evidence that this tea has been consumed for thousands of years. Kombucha has the same benefits as tea, but it is also a rich source of vital probiotics. It contains antioxidants, kills harmful bacteria and also provides you with the energy to fight several diseases. Kombucha can be fermented at home too, but if you are trying homemade Kombucha, make sure that the process is followed with precautions because contaminated Kombucha does more harm than good.
Here we have enlisted some properties of kombucha that can help you understand its importance more substantially.
1. Kombucha is a combination of certain good bacteria, yeast and sugar, blended with black or green tea which is then left to fermentation for a week or few. During this fermentation process, a large number of lactic acid bacteria (that have probiotic functions) generate in the drink. Probiotic exhibits great benefits for your gut. It improves your digestion, lowers the inflammation level and helps in weight loss.
2. Kombucha made from green tea includes several bioactive compounds like polyphenols and many powerful antioxidants that encourage the body functions. Also, it grows the number of calories burned, help reduce belly fat, improve your cholesterol chart and aid in maintaining the blood sugar level.
3. Kombucha is a great reservoir of antioxidants, which fight against free radicals and molecules that harm the cell. Kombucha that is made from green tea, improves liver health and maintains the glow of your skin.
4. Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death all around the globe. The biggest reason for heart disease is the oxidation of LDL Cholesterol. And Kombucha helps prevent it. It lowers the absorption of LDL and enhances the level of HDL cholesterol. Thus, decreasing the risk of heart problems.
So, do you want to switch your tea and heal your body to rectified strength? You decide.