The Quick and Dirty on Kombucha Tea

Kombucha tea is a fermented drink made with tea (green, black or white), sugar, bacteria and yeast. The drink’s origins may date back to 221 B.C. in China, and it is made by adding a colony of bacteria and yeast to tea and sugar. According to the Mayo Clinic, once the mix is fermented, “the resulting liquid contains vinegar, B vitamins and a number of other chemical compounds.”

You can buy bottled or canned kombucha, but if you are more of a DIY-type, check out this recipe on

Advocates claim that kombucha tea has a slew of health benefits, which include improving bone strength, managing blood pressure, diabetes and cancer. But let’s not jump to too many conclusions. According to the Mayo Clinic, “These claims are not backed by science. Limited evidence suggests kombucha tea may offer benefits similar to probiotic supplements, including promoting a healthy immune system and preventing constipation.” So do your research to decide whether kombucha is right for you.

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