Kombucha is a healthy beverage made of Japanese tea fungus — Kombucha. Kombucha has been used in Eastern Europe, Russia and Japan for several centuries. The name itself — kombucha — originated in Japan in 415.
In ancient times kombucha was a privilege only for the royal people and it was treated as untouchable secret in Japan. Over thousands of years ago, the Japanese Emperor invited the Chinese emperor as his guest.
When the visit ended, the kindly host wanted to give his esteemed guest something valuable, as a memorable gift.
Russia has a long tradition in the use of this healthy beverage, among them called “tea kvass” made by the Japanese fungus.
From Russia, the drink spread to Prussia, Poland, Germany and Denmark but it seems to have disappeared during the Second World War. After the war Dr. Rudolph Skelnar renewed the interest for the kombucha in Germany, when he started to use in his practice in the treatment of cancer, metabolic disorders, high blood pressure and diabetes.
When the fungus ferments, many complex reactions are happening. It feeds on the sugar in the tea and in return produces other valuable substances that are part of the kombucha liquid: glycolic and lactic acid, vitamins, amino acids, antibiotic ingredients … This is why this mushroom tea is a real small biochemical factory.
This fungus contains more vitamin C than lemons and contains vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6 and B12. It also contains various types of enzymes and . It is particularly important to emphasize the presence of milk – L acid, which in one liter of liquid can reach up to 3 ml.
For thousands of years, kombucha has been used as a cure for fatigue, exhaustion, nervousness, anti-aging, anti-narrowing of blood vessels, constipation, rheumatism and diabetes.
Kombucha also successfully treats inflamed tonsils, diseases of internal organs, primarily of the inflammation of the stomach, small intestine and colon, against diarrhea, narrowing of blood vessels, high blood pressure, sclerosis, etc.
It is a very interesting subject for research among many scientists and it’s been proven that many of its components have antibiotic and detoxification features that play a special role in the biochemical processes.
The tea of this fungus will help you solve various intestinal problems like constipation and hemorrhoids and to fix the flora. Even though it has a sour taste it won’t cause acid refluxes, rather it will improve the digestion. It will also solve your problems with kidney stones, urinary canals and the bile.
The kombucha and its metabolic products have the ability to regenerate cells and can be an excellent cure for arteriosclerosis. It will also cleanse your blood from toxins by stimulating the metabolism.
Dr. Dan from Japan, based on his experiences with the use of kombucha — liquid in treating many patients, made quite long list of diseases treated in this way. The list was later expanded by a few famous doctors:The list was later expanded by a few famous doctors:
- prolongs life
- prevents wrinkles formation
- serves as prevention against cancer, improves breathing
- relieves arthrosis, provides positive effect in joint rheumatism
- cleans blood vessels, gives beneficial effect on cell membrane regeneration and in cases of cardiac infarction
- enhances food flavor
- removes liver disturbances
- reduces body weight
- removes driving nausea
- helps in treating shingles and chickenpox
- relieves menopause symptoms
- strengthens leg muscles
- enhances potency
- treats diseases of hands and feet, back, cataract, insomnia
- strengthens kidneys
- softens, dissolves and cleans gallstones
- stops diarrhea
- treats hemorrhoids