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10 Kombucha Facts You Should Know Before Giving It a Try

By Kristine Thomason

If you do any shopping at health food stores, you’ve no doubt noticed kombucha teas taking over the shelves. Your foodie friends may swear by the fizzy stuff. But if you haven’t jumped on the kombucha bandwagon yet, there are a few things you might want to know—like it’s a probiotic (yay!) and guzzling too much can cause serious bodily harm (yikes). Read on for 11 useful facts that will impress even your most kombucha-obsessed pals.

It’s not just a fad

Kombucha has actually been around for thousands of years. In fact, it first appeared in China in 220 BC.

It’s made with microbes

To make kombucha, sugar-sweetened tea is fermented with a starter culture to create an “effervescent, tangy-tart end product,” says Wendy Bazilian, RD, co-author of Eat Clean, Stay Lean...

BORVO Kombucha, What’s in it?

The legacy of kombucha is a passionate and addicted following of healthy individuals whose beneficial experiences with it have motivated them to share this delicious health brew throughout the ages. Kombucha is not a bottle of aspirin. There is no heavy-handed prescription that says, “Take two and your headache will go away.” Kombucha is primarily a food, like yogurt or sauerkraut. As such, its long, successful history of consumption by humans leaves our primary research institutions with no need to delve too deeply into it. However, a search of published scientific papers on kombucha will turn up a respectable showing on the positive effects that kombucha has been shown to have on various diseases...

Kombucha Side Effects: The Healing Crisis

The Healing Crisis; When its good to feel bad.

It is very common to wonder about Kombucha Tea side effects, especially because our diets often lack fermented foods or probiotics. Introducing probiotics, new types of nutrition and cleansing is sure to bring benefits and side effects.

The good news is, those who drink Kombucha say that Kombucha adverse effects (which only a small percentage of them experienced) are temporary while the benefits of Kombucha (which nearly everyone says they see some kind of benefit) increase over time.

That’s because any side effects of Kombucha come from the body’s own toxins, not the Kombucha, which is simply helping you rid yourself of these built up toxins from past foods, pollution, stresses and other behaviors.

Let’s delve further into Kombucha s...

BORVO Kombucha Frequently Asked Questions

BORVO Kombucha Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I drink BORVO Kombucha?

Drinking Kombucha promotes better health by detoxifying and improving the efficiency of your digestive system which boosts immunity. All fermented foods are good for you in this regard – let your palate help you decide which ones are a good fit for you!

How much BORVO Kombucha should I drink?

It is recommended to begin drinking 100ml-250ml on an empty stomach 2x a day followed by plenty of water to flush the toxins. Over time, you can increase your intake as your body craves it.

What are the “probiotics” in kombucha? And why are they good for us?

BORVO Kombucha hosts billions of probiotics in every bottle. Here are the details:

      • Beneficial bacteria and yeasts (acetic acetobacter, lactobacillus, saccharom...

Cancer cure testimonials: treatment with Kombucha and coli preparations according to Dr. Rudolf Sklenar

Patients’ healing successes: some striking cases
by Copyright © 2013 Healing Cancer Naturally

Remission of metastasized cancer of the uterus

On 18 August 1982, a 41 year old woman in critical condition consulted with Dr. Sklenar. She had undergone a hysterectomy (removal of the uterus) In February 1981, followed by the surgical removal of bone s
arcomas from her forearm some months later and eventually by radical surgery of her left axilla (armpit). She had been in clinics and a tumor center, was mostly bedbound, very depressed and in fact suicidal. Dr Sklenar prescribed kombucha, Mutaflor as well as 15 drops kombucha D1 and 10 drops Gelum oral-rd (to increase tissue oxygenation). As early as one week into this treatment, her debility subsided and she had to spend less time in bed...

Kombucha is called the “miracle cure-all” drink. NOW AVAILABLE IN CEBU CITY!

The secret of Kombucha is that it cures a multitude of illnesses alternatively including cancer. Kombucha boosts the immune system to fight cancer and other debilitating sicknesses attaining a healthy balance of  the metabolism and body organs. 

Called the ‘miracle cure-all’, Kombucha has been made at home for health and vitality by many generations around the world.

Kombucha drinkers around the world have reported a massive list of ailments and sicknesses which have responded positively to drinking Kombucha on a regular basis.The secret of Kombucha is not that it ‘cures’ a multitude of illnesses but, that it boosts your body’s own system to fight those sicknesses...

Kombucha can fight and prevent Cancer

What is Kombucha?

Kombucha is a “mushroom” consisting of a symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast which when allowed to ferment in sweetened tea yields an effervescent drink credited with numerous health and healing benefits. Kombucha can be produced at home or bought ready-made. Of varying composition, finished Kombucha will contain compounds such as active enzymes, amino acids, polyphenols, acetic acid, B-vitamins, glucuronic acid and lactic acid[1].

Kombucha research, health, disease and cancer

The following kombucha information is preponderantly based on the very informative Kombucha book by Günther W. Frank listed under Books.

When first learning about the touted miracle benefits of Kombucha, Frank was skeptical but intrigued...


Kombucha has been consumed for thousands of years and is a fermented probiotic drink that originated from China but oftentimes is credited to be originated from Russia. It is  is a living health drink made by fermenting tea and sugar with the SCOBY culture. The result can taste like something between sparkling apple cider and champagne, depending on what kind of tea you use. It’s not what you’d imagine fermented tea to taste like.

The origins of Kombucha have become lost in the mists of time. It is thought to have originated in the Far East, probably China, and has been consumed there for at least two thousand years. The first recorded use of kombucha comes from China in 221 BC during the Tsin Dynasty. It was known as “The Tea of Immortality”...

Who drinks kombucha?

The claims for its medicinal value are as far reaching as they are implausible and include aging, anorexia, arthritis, atherosclerosis, cancer, constipation, diabetes, gallbladder disease, gout, hemorrhoids, hair growth and color restoration, headache, hypertension, HIV, immune boosting, indigestion, increased vitality, treatment of alcohol and coffee addictions, and wrinkle reduction.

It’s been hailed as the miracle tea that can do everything, promising to fight cancer, ward off infections, treat arthritis and even help you lose weight reason why celebrities such as Lindsay Lohan and Halle Berry swear by the product which has already taken America by storm.

Here are some Hollywood Stars known to consume this WONDER DRINK!

Hollywood actresses and entertainers including

Gwyneth Paltrow

What does American Nutrition Association think about Kombucha?

Incase your having doubts on this wonder drink


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