Kombucha is technically defined as a living and symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast, referred to as a SCOBY or Mother. A Kombucha SCOBY is the primary ingredient used to brew a fermented tea that is rich with probiotics. These probiotics are known to activate naturally occurring enzymes in the digestive tract. Kombucha is often, mistakenly called a mushroom or fungus.
Making Kombucha tea is fairly easy, and you can find blogs, forums, videos, SCOBY exchange groups, tutorials, websites to buy supplies, etc. Find out what you'll need to get started.
It's often mistakenly called a mushroom, sponge, fungus, or a pseudo lichen. But Kombucha is actually a living cluster of yeast and bacteria.
Kombucha has many names across the world, depending on geographical location, it's affectionately called:
Millions of people drink kombucha regularly. And more people are discovering it every day. The spread of kombucha's usage attests to its value as a medicinal tea and delicious taste. Throughout history, it's earned a reputation for:
Learn more about the health benefits of kombucha.