Zee Media Bureau/ Irengbam Jenny
New Delhi: Have you ever tried or heard of Kombucha? It is a fermented drink made out of black tea and sugar as well as green tea. Besides these two ingredients, you can also include cane sugar, fruit or honey. Bacteria and yeast are also needed as they are responsible for initiating the fermentation process. Kombucha becomes carbonated and contains vinegar, b-vitamins, enzymes, probiotics and a high concentration of acid after being fermented.
Kombucha is also considered as one of the healthiest drink and gives many health benefits as well.
Here are some health benefits of kombucha which we all should know:
Helps in detoxification
Kombucha contains gluconic acid and probotics that helps in the detoxification of our body immensely.
If you are suffering from upset stomach, then try drinking kombucha as it helps the digestion because of its high levels of beneficial acid, probiotics and enzymes.
Drinking kombucha helps in boosting your energy level as it contains some caffeine though in small amount, enzymes and b-vitamins.
Eases joint pains
This fermented drink contains rich amount of glucosamines that increase synovial hyaluronic acid production helps heal, repair and prevent joint damage. It also helps to prevents arthritic pain.
One should drink kombucha tea as it helps in preventing the deadly disease, cancer. A study found that kombucha contains glucaric acid that reduces the risk of developing cancer in humans.