Origins

The history of Kombucha is said to date back to the Chinese Qin Dynasty 200 B.C. where it was considered a medicinal beverage with healing properties. It has been enjoyed and consumed as a healthy tonic for thousands of years in Japan, Korea, and Russia and throughout many parts of Europe and South America. Today it is considered a healthy, new-age beverage and is enjoyed by many worldwide.

What is Kombucha?

Kombucha is a fermented beverage with a history of several thousand years in the East and yet is quite popular today in the West. Kombucha tea is a healthy living beverage composed of water, organic sugar, organic tea and several symbiotic single-celled organisms. These living organisms form a culture known as a Symbiotic Colony Of Bacteria and Yeast (SCOBY), that looks like a beige or white cellulose pancake. The SCOBY is placed in a sweetened tea solution where it feeds on its environment and begins to naturally ferment. During the fermentation process, the SCOBY turns the sweetened tea into an elixir that is naturally high in vitamins, minerals, amino acids, probiotics and various detoxifying acids.*

Health Benefits

Kombucha is recognized as an alkalizing, super health drink that is believed to replenish, nourish and invigorate the body. It is rich in active enzymes, vital probiotics, B-vitamins, beneficial organic acids, antioxidants, polyphenols and amino acids. These ingredients work in harmony to promote, overall well-being, balance and vitality.* This health tonic has also been reported to introduce and improve healthy intestinal flora and bacteria, to detoxify and energize the body, to strengthen the immune system and to stimulate metabolism.*

Pro + Biotic = For Life

It has long been known that probiotics are good for the intestines and digestive track. According to the World Health Organization probiotics are “Live microorganisms which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host”. It has been estimated 100 trillion bacteria live within in the human body, some “good” and some bad. The “good” bacteria play a major role by encouraging beneficial bacteria to flourish in the body while impeding the regeneration of harmful microorganisms. These good and friendly naturally occurring probiotics promote and create a healthy balance in the microflora which promote good digestion and boost overall well-being*.

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*These Statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose treat, cure or prevent any disease.